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Your Guide to the Chicago Air and Water Show

Your Guide to the Chicago Air and Water Show

If you’re looking for a fun (and free!) event in Chicago this summer, the annual Chicago Air and Water Show should be at the top of your list. It’s one of Chicago’s best attended summer festivals, averaging 2.1 million visitors a year. Even though the viewing area fills up rapidly, you can still have an enjoyable day if you plan well. Your guide to the Chicago Air...

Haleakala National Park

I never thought that I’d feel so close to getting frostbite in Hawaii – but it happened on our trip to Haleakalā National Park. The peak is cold, windy and the weather is raw. Despite the cold, I’d do this trip again in a heartbeat. My expectations for our excursion to watch the sun rise were really high…but the experience exceeded my wildest...

National Park Road Trip

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been enamored with America’s National Parks and the opportunities they offer to experience nature face to face. This summer, I took the opportunity to experience a few parks: The Badlands National Park, Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park.