Millennium Hotels Expands Ask Alfred Children’s Concierge Program

Happy birthday Alfred - Ask Alfred Children's Concierge

In celebration of the 1st year of the Ask Alfred Children’s Concierge Program, Millennium Hotels is expanding their family program. The Ask Alfred Children’s Concierge Program was introduced to the Millennium Hotels fourteen hotels one year ago. Families staying at a Millennium Hotel, including the Millennium Knickerbocker in Chicago, pay only $15 to receive an […]

Girls Getaway – The Heartland Spa

Heartland Spa - bikes - Toddling Around Chicagoland

Girls Getaway – The Heartland Spa As a mom of two (very active) young boys, with another on the way, I could use a break. My friend Samantha, who also parents to two active young boys and blogs at The Peanuts Gang, felt the same way. We recently had the opportunity to spend two days […]

Overnight Getaway – The Abbey Resort

The Abbey Resort - adult outdoor pool - Toddling Around Chicagoland

Overnight Getaway – The Abbey Resort Want a great deal on The Abbey Resort? Purchase a stay on Living Social for only $109 for two people for a weekday stay, or $258 for a 2-night weekend stay, plus perks! This deal is only available on Living Social for 12 more days (from the date of […]

Overnight Getaway – Grizzly Jack’s Grand Bear Resort

GJGBR - amusement park

Grizzly Jack’s Grand Bear Resort – website Location: 2643 N. State Route 178, Utica, IL Phone: 866-399-3866 Parking: There is a large attached lot at the main resort. There are additional lots for the villas and cabin and 2 spaces directly in front of each cabin. Parking is free. Check in & check out: Check-in […]

Overnight Getaway – Westin Lombard Yorktown Center

Westin Lombard - John & boys in lobby

Overnight Getaway – Westin Lombard Yorktown Center – website   Location: 70 Yorktown Center, Lombard Phone: 630-719-8000 Parking: There was a large attached parking lot. Valet parking is also available for $4 or $7 for overnight. Check-in & check-out: 3:00 pm check-in, 12:00 check-out Price: Prices start at approximately $129/night on weekends and $219/night on […]

Overnight Getaway – Hilton Indian Lakes Resort

Overnight Getaway - Hilton Indian Lakes Resort

Overnight Getaway – Hilton Indian Lakes Resort – website Location: 250 West Schick Road, Bloomingdale, IL 60108 Phone: 630-529-0200 Parking: There is free parking in the large attached lot. Check-in & check-out: Check-in is at 3:00 pm. Check-out is at noon. Price: I depends on the date and room type (obviously), but rooms can start […]

Overnight Getaway – KeyLime Cove Resort

Overnight Getaway - KeyLime Cove Resort - room - Toddling Around Chicagoland

I’m adding a new feature to Toddling Around Chicagoland – Overnight Getaways. With the current economy I know a lot of families are forced to downsize their vacations, or eliminate them altogether. I’ll be posting about family friendly destinations that are close to home, making them more convenient and easier for tight budgets. Watch for […]