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Chicago Area Hidden Gem – Oak Brook Hills Resort

As a suburban girl to the core, I was shocked to discover this hidden gem just outside of Chicago. I’ve stayed in my fair share of downtown Chicago hotels, but the Oak Brook Hills Resort, located just thirty minutes west of downtown, remained unknown to me until last week. I was invited to their property …

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Six Flags Great America – 13 Fright Fest Facts

Last week five of us–two adults and three teenage boys–braved Fright Fest at Six Flags Great America. We did not go into any of the haunted attractions this time around but experienced plenty just being in the park. We received complimentary admission but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Six Flags Great America It’s …

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Raging Waves is the Largest Waterpark in Illinois

If you’re looking for things to do in Chicago with your family, there are about a bazillion. The city is clean, pretty, and bustling with fun attractions for all ages. But, if you’re here in the summer, it’s well worth the 45 minute commute to Yorkville to spend a day at the largest waterpark in …

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Summer Fun for the Whole Family Medieval Summer

School is finally out! What sort of summer fun do you have planned for the family? Have you considered taking everyone to Medieval Times? If not, you really should. My family and I had a total blast! Were able to go free of charge to facilitate this review, but all thoughts and opinions shared here …

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