National Shrine hosts Ladies Day Out and Pet Walk

National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows hosts Ladies Day Out shopping, luncheon and wine tasting and Tails, Trails Twinkles pet walk.

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Eckert’s Country Store and Farms

Drive to Illinois apple country, just minutes away from St. Louis Missouri. Eckert’s began as a simple roadside stand in 1910. Today, the seventh generation of the Eckert family oversees retail, pick-your-own crops, and entertainment operations at locations in Belleville, Millstadt, and Grafton, Illinois. It’s apple and pumpkin picking time at all three farms Enjoy… Read More

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Two Chicago area farms feature mazes and pumpkins

The world’s largest maze at Richardson’s Adventure Farm and activities at Tom’s Farm Market are a fall countryside drive from Chicago, IL. Go to Richardson Adventure Farm to wander through arguably the world’s largest corn maze. But plan on staying to do its zip line, feed the animals, watch a pig race and take a lunch or donut break. Or go to Tom’s Farm Market and Greenhouse to make a scarecrow. However, plan to pose near cute farm cutouts, buy a pie to take home and donuts to eat there. Work off the food wandering a five-acre maze.

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Three family friendly apple picking farms near Chicago

Instead of picking apples from a grocery store bin, drive out into the country for apples you pick from a tree

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