Adventures Afar, Illinois, Outdoor Play

“Camping” With Toddlers | Utica, Illinois | Starved Rock

Growing up, my family set out in a caravan from the Quad-Cities to either Marble, Colorado or South Dakota.  We all piled into cars and headed out west. Just the thought of it brings such warm nostalgia to my mind.  We would always camp on the way, usually somewhere in Nebraska.  We would sit around… Read More “Camping” With Toddlers | Utica, Illinois | Starved Rock

Outdoor Play, Play, Water Play

Bison’s Bluff Nature Playground (Schaumburg)

Our Newest Favorite Spot Bison’s Bluff, while only opening in early 2017, has quickly become one of our favorite parks.  Nestled away minutes from Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, it is our newest nature playground.  If you’re wondering what a nature playground is, it’s a playground designed with natural materials mimicking natural environments such as streams,… Read More Bison’s Bluff Nature Playground (Schaumburg)