I just got back from Playa del Carmen a few weeks ago! It was amazing. I was a bit dubious at first as I thought there wouldnt be much there as everyone else seems to go to Cabo or Cancun but it was great fun! Still quite a few restaurants, bars, clubs so theres a lot to do in the evening but the beach wasn't as busy as Cancun! I went on a daytrip to Isla Mujeres as well. I definitely need to invest in a house over there when I win the lottery!
Miles of beaches, endless luxury accommodations and a nonstop party atmosphere in Cancun have transformed this once sleepy village on the Yucatan coast into one of Mexico's most popular tourist attractions, particularly during spring break.
For families who live in and around Chicago, there's a wealth of fun to be had year-round, from outdoor explorations at Lincoln Zoo to indoor interactions at Kohl Children's Museum. When a change of scenery is in order, however, these destinations -- located less than four hours from the Windy City ... read more
When summer comes to an end and the kids are back in school, there are still ways to get away and enhance their education (and yours) at the same time. One way to do this is by showing kids what they are learning in school. For example, if your child is learning about the Revolutionary War, a trip t... read more
Whether you live in the big city on the Mississippi River or you're in a neighboring state, there are so many choices for weekend getaways. Highlights include Meramec Caverns, just south of the city, where you can learn about Jesse James and his gang, who used the caverns as a hideout (this is one o... read more