3 Days in Chicago – Day 2

As I mentioned in my last post on Day 1 of our 3-day Chicago Itinerary, visiting the Windy City of Chicago was such a fun weekend escape. We were able to maximize our 3 days to explore as much of Chicago as possible and our 2nd day was no exception! Staying in the central area at the Palmer House – Hilton Hotel made for an ideal spot to start our exploring during our 3-days in…

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3 Days in Chicago – Day 1

Using any excuse possible for a fun summer road trip, we escaped Cincinnati for a long weekend to the Windy City of Chicago. Over 3 days, we explored and tasted as much of Chicago as we could. We did all the touristy stuff including hanging over the ledge at Willis Tower and eating deep dish pizza. We also gave ourselves time to explore more hidden gems within the city like a local. This is the…

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Chicago Travel Guide

Chicago is one of the most iconic cities in the US and it is easy to see why with its miles of sparkling sky scrapers, rich history, & pristine location along Lake Michigan. Escaping the heat in Cincinnati for a 3-day weekend in Chicago, we heading north to explore the windy city. This Chicago travel guide highlights where to stay, what to pack, & the top 10 things to see in the city … Disclaimer:…

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5 Essentials for Summer Picnics

This August has been quieter than normal with more days at home than on the road. It has been a welcome change in pace and allowed us to check off some of our key summer bucket list items, including having a picnic in the park! These 5 essentials for summer picnics have turned into my favorite things that I’ve reached for whenever it’s picnic time … 5 Essentials for Summer Picnics 1 | Straw Bags…

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What to see at the Cincinnati Zoo

One of my favorite things to do in Cincinnati is visit the Cincinnati Zoo. Every time I am home from an adventure, I love to stop by and explore (remember my post from February all about the zoo?). As one of the best zoo’s in the US, the garden’s, exhibits, & animals are spectacular! This guide outlines what to see at the Cincinnati Zoo for a fun day of exploring … Zoo Logistics The zoo…

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