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Favorite road trip songs, movies to kick off summer vacation

Windows open, sunglasses on, miles of pavement stretching ahead. These are the ingredients for a legendary road trip. Gear up for your own summer adventure with a few of our favorite road trip songs and movies. Our Top 3 Road Trip Movies Little Miss Sunshine A yellow van, a dysfunctional family, and a little girl’s […]

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11 Fun Car Games to Keep the Family Merry During Holiday Travels

“MooooOOOm, Jeffrey won’t stay on his side of the seat.” “DAD! Lizzy is playing her music too loud.” “Are we almost there? I’m sssoooo booored. ” If you hear more of these sounds during the holidays than notes from a Bing Crosby classic, then you need our annual list of Fun Family Car Games to […]

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5 worthy road trips within a day’s drive of Chicago

Haven’t saved up enough for a summer vacation, but know a “staycation” just ain’t gonna cut it with the kids (or spouse)? How about a “daycation”? One day. 24 little hours. Just like Dinah Washington’s classic tune, “What a Diff’rence a Day Makes.” Even if a flight to Disneyland or trek to Wally World is […]

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BEEP! What sound do you hear?

Next time someone honks at you as you’re driving around Libertyville, don’t get mad; get musically appreciative. That’s right. Car horns emit a specific pitch—most likely an F—that can be written down as a musical note. However, if that frustrated driver is steering an older-model vehicle, he might be trying to get your attention with […]

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R U ready 4 the summer road?

Hard to believe, but summer is just around the corner and that welcome warm weather means it’s time for the “great American vacation.” Are you ready to enjoy the open road? You run down your mental checklist. Sure, you’ve got a fine snack selection. Yep, a variety of weather-flexible attire is packed. Fido and Fluffy […]

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Midwest winter getaways to warm your spirits

If the idea of 6 more weeks of winter has you feeling blue, here are 6 of our favorite Midwest driving getaways to help you warm your spirits until spring arrives: Ski and snowshoe on the St. Croix River: Looking for somewhere new to ski or snowshoe? Check out the St. Croix River in Minnesota’s […]

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