Expecting an aching neck from looking skyward, Kimberly Damon discovered a lot more to do at a hot air balloon festival, including getting up close and personal with a 900lb silk cow, kicking back with live music, and how to take a balloon "ride" without spending a fortune.
From eclectic street festivals to picnics in the park, running along the Lakefront and hitting the beach, there's so much to do in Chicago during the summer. Here are nine reasons why you should add a visit to Chicago to your summer plans.
The annual Beaver Creek Wine and Spirits festival attracts hundreds of drink connoisseurs who come from around the country to sip and sample some of the nation's best wine and spirits, paired with culinary delights from the some of the country's best chefs, all set against the beautiful backdrop of Colorado's Gore Mountain Range. Here are seven reasons why you should consider attending as well.
It may be cold and snowy in the Northern hemisphere, but in South America, the days are warm, sunny and filled with summertime outdoor activities. Simone Cannon de Bastardo shows you where to head to escape the deep-freeze.
Jenn Miller has lived in tents for much of her life, on multiple continents, and with four kids. She shares her best tips for camping with kids. Say your "Hail Marys," pack a few "Hallelujahs" and dive in for an unforgettable camping adventure with your kids.
Just like it’s always 5 o’clock somewhere for happy hour, it’s always beach season somewhere in the world. Spencer Spellman takes us on a tour of some of the best beaches by season, so you can soak up the sun no matter what the time of year.
Summer is road trip season! Pack your bags, grab your kids, tie Grandma on the roof, and buckle up as Jenn Miller offers some "twisted" road trip fun that even the most jaded traveler (even a fourteen year old one) is sure to enjoy.
Itching to go on a road trip, but don't like driving long distances (or at all)? Jen Mathews, a passenger on a half-dozen road trips, shares her tips for convincing your travel buddy to do all of the driving - and keeping them happy about it.