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Fun In The Summer Sun – Farmers Markets & Day Trips

Local Farmer Markets

Those who can’t do, teach. And those who can’t grow…GO to the farmers market! There are a lot of fun things to do in summer and farmers markets are definitely on the must do “bucket” list. Not only is it amazing to pick up fresh fruits, veggies, and herbs, but there are also a plethora of other fun events depending on which market you attend. Often times you will find specialty crafts, live music, fresh baked items and other homemade goods. Best of all, you are supporting your local community in their small businesses AND you can save yourself the trouble of harvesting your own foods if your green thumb is too rusty or broken this year.


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Local Day Trips

Summertime is officially in full swing, so now’s the perfect time to start checking off your summer bucket list of activities and heading out on vacation!  Don’t have the budget or patience to travel this year?  NO problem!  We’re breaking down some top day trip ideas to make sure this summer is chalk full of fun memories!  Whether you are looking for adventure, hoping to brush up on your history, or looking to relax, we’ve got ideas for the whole family!  What are you waiting for?  Let’s get away…but just for the day!

Day Trips from Milwaukee

Lake GenevaWalk the Lake Geneva Shore Path, Shops, and Ice Cream Stops, Wineries/Breweries

MadisonCapitol Tour, Farmers Market, Henry Vilas Zoo

Sheboygan/KohlerState parks, Sargento and Old World Creamery, Waterfront Activities, Bookworm Gardens, Kohler Spa/Golf, Blue Harbor Resort & Waterpark

Door CountyState Parks, Wineries, Cherries, Farmers Markets

Day Trips from Romeoville

ChicagoThe Art Institute of Chicago, Shedd Aquarium, Millennium Park, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago River Cruise

RomeovilleMetal Monkey Brewing, Heritage Falls Water Park

IndianapolisIndiana Cave Trail, State Parks, Art Museum, Traders Point Creamery, Gondola Rides

Day Trips from Atlanta

AthensArt & Indie Music Scene

ChattanoogaCivil War Monuments & Museums, River Walk, Outdoor Adventures

Stone MountainStone Mountain Park – Largest Granite Formation in the world, Amusement Park

GainesvilleLake Lanier – Outdoor Recreation


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