Kate Stahl | November 7, 2011 10:00 amOne of the greatest parts of living in Chicago is getting out of Chicago, particularly to charming destinations like Harbor County and Lake Geneva, both of which are a mere 90 minutes away. And now, with the multimillion dollar renovation of the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, I have a new excuse to head to Wisconsin, and this Fall is the time to do it.
Formerly the Lake Geneva Playboy Club (yes, that Playboy), a home away from home for celebs like Sammy Davis Jr. and Cher in the 1960s, the 1,300-acre resort is now a perfect getaway for couples looking for romance, a girls' trip, or a family escape.Read More
Kate Stahl | January 26, 2011 8:02 amMy favorite Valentine's Day activity always involves a weekend away. My hubby and I started a tradition of renting a cabin in Brown County, IN, a few years ago, but this year, we decided the four-plus hour drive was a bit much — what is it about Chicago this time of year that makes me so lazy!? — so we're considering one of the three options below, none of which are more than two hours from our Wicker Park home.Read More