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If you’ve ever driven by Manitowoc, you may have noticed a giant, modern-looking red barn located just off the highway. It’s actually not a farm – it’s the Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center, a hands-on, agricultural museum for kids. Photo: Visit Manitowoc Just an hour north of Milwaukee, it’s a vibrant, interactive experience that brings the...
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With its sprawling 257 acres, Fox River Park in Waukesha is a year-round haven for families seeking a touch of wilderness and a break from the digital world. Waukesha & Pewaukee CVB At the heart of the park is a standout feature that draws families from all around: a natural playground designed to reconnect kids...
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Amid the rolling hills of the Kettle Moraine, West Bend, Wisconsin, offers a refreshing escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Photo from Visit West Bend From the impressive Museum of Wisconsin Art, to a brand new Riverwalk and walkable downtown area, West Bend offers a fun day out for families. Museum of...
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If you’re itching for a delightful escape that’s close to Milwaukee but feels like a world away, pack up the car and head to Cedarburg, Wisconsin. Photo from Washington House Inn Just a 22-mile drive from the hustle and bustle of the city, this historic small town is bursting with charm, fun activities, and unique...
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Sunflower farm
Are you ready for an adventure? If you’re looking to break out of your routine and explore new destinations with your little ones, you’re in luck! Milwaukee is surrounded by picturesque towns, scenic parks, and cultural attractions that are just a short drive away. In this guide, we’ll highlight some of the best day trips...
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If you’re on the lookout for an adventure that’s a feast for the eyes, consider the kaleidoscope world of Color Factory Chicago. One of our readers shared photos from her recent visit, and it looks incredible! Photo: Instagram, @lily_and_mason What to Expect? Color Factory unites a diverse group of artists and creative minds who have...
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Ah, Chicago! The Windy City is brimming with skyscrapers, deep-dish pizza, and… quirky museums? Beyond the traditional galleries and historic sites, Chicago hides some wonderfully wacky museums that promise a day of fun, laughter, and learning for your little explorers. So, buckle up as we dive into five quirky Chicago museums your kids (and, let’s...
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Nestled just off Michigan Avenue in the heart of downtown Chicago, the Museum of Ice Cream is an experience that transforms the concept of a museum into an immersive, ice-cream-themed wonderland. Think Willy Wonka meets Instagram paradise, where every corner unveils a new vibrant, fantasy-filled world dedicated to the sweet delight of ice cream. Here’s...
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If you’re on the hunt for an experience that’s both unique and kid-approved, look no further than the Sloomoo Institute in Chicago. Just a 90-minute drive from Milwaukee (traffic permitting), this slime-filled wonderland offers a tactile extravaganza unlike any other. Here’s the lowdown on our recent visit to ensure your trip is as smooth as,...
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If may sound crazy, but one of our favorite family day trips from Milwaukee was to luxurious, exotic, exciting… Kenosha! It’s a 50 minute drive from Milwaukee, and home to some interesting places like the Dinosaur Discovery Museum and Mars Cheese Castle. The Dinosaur Discovery Museum is most definitely a small museum, but it’s a...
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