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3 Unique Chicago Activities for a City Day Trip

Here’s what you may have missed, and what you should plan next during your stay in downtown Chicago...
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Top 4 Chicago Hotels with Delicious Hot Breakfasts

Our Top 4 Chicago Hotels with Delicious Hot Breakfasts When you’re on vacation, most of the time you find yourself rushing out of your hotel in the morning, ready to take on the day, even if it means skipping breakfast. The “Hilton Breakfast Alliance” is on a mission to transform breakfast, taking it from a
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A Family Weekend Getaway at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois

A weekend getaway from the big city may not be as far away as you think. Located an hour outside of Chicago is St. Charles, Illinois, a picturesque river town with a plethora of restaurants, eclectic shops, and a lively nightlife scene. The city is also home to the historic and charming Pheasant Run Resort.
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Experiencing Chicago: “Stay Alfred” Style

When planning a vacation, the first question that often comes to mind is, “Where are we going to stay?” Of course, the most obvious answer is a hotel. Unfortunately, hotels can be expensive, not ideal for long stays, and can feel cramped when traveling with a family. The good news? There are some excellent family-style
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Six Last-Minute Summer Road Trips from Chicago

There comes a time in everyone’s life where they look at the calendar and instantly think, “Where has the summer gone?!”. After months of dreaming about beaches, lazy days, and family vacations, it seems that summer goes by faster each year. But here’s the good news: It’s not over yet! There’s still time to pack
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Experience Chicago in Style at Fairmont Millennium Park

Looking for a luxurious and exciting city getaway? Look no further than the Fairmont Millennium Park Luxury Hotel in downtown Chicago. A “Family Travel with Colleen Kelly” producer recently enjoyed a stay at this classic city hotel and found that guests are treated like royalty by the welcoming and attentive staff. She was amazed by
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Beyond the Hotdog: Get Adventurous at the Ballpark with our Five Favorite Menu Items

Major League Baseball stadiums have really stepped up their food game. There’s still about a month left of regular season baseball, so head out to cheer on your local team and get adventurous with your dining choices! Here are five of our favorite offerings.
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Season Two Starts Soon!

A brand new trailer for Season 2 is out now! Check it out here!
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Rosemont, IL… Solution For Your Winter Blues

‘Family Travel’ Sales Director Recalls her Memorable Weekend at this Exciting Chicago-Area Destination As the winter grew colder, darker and more depressing, the “Family Travel with Colleen Kelly” team decided to attend the Travel & Adventure Show in January to see some sunny destinations and find fun things to do with the family. To really
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Dive into National Aquarium Month with our Six Favorite Aquariums

June is the month for celebrating our beautiful oceans and the wide range of creatures that inhabit it. It’s National Aquarium Month, and June 8 is also World Oceans Day, a day for ocean celebration and action. In honor of these events, we’re going to share with you six of our favorite aquariums.
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