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Family Fun in Chicago

Chicago is a great destination city, not only for the jazz-loving, swanky restaurant attending adults, but also for the kids. Chicago has no shortage of fun places to go for kids and families. Whether you’re here to experience your first Chicago deep-dish pizza, explore the many museums and tourist hot spots or simply shop along Michigan Avenue, there are endless options for kid-friendly activities, both educational and fun.

Special Seasonal Events

  • Chicago International Children’s Film Festival (October 24- November 2, 2014)
  • Monster Dash and Costume Contest (October 25th, 2014)
  • Boo! At the Zoo- Saturdays and Sundays (October 25-26, 2014)
  • Ice Skating At Millennium Park (November 14,2014 – March 7, 2015)



  • Museum of Science and Industry
  • Field Museum
  • Adler Planetarium
  • Shedd Aquarium
  • Navy Pier (and the Children’s Museum)



Tours and Sight-seeing

  • Chicago Architectural River Cruise
  • John Hancock (360 Chicago) or Willis Tower (Sky Deck)
  • Hop on Hop Off Chicago Trolley Bus Tour
  • Millennium Park
  • Lincoln Park Zoo



Restaurants and Food Tours

  • Chicago Pizza Tour
  • Chicago Cupcake Tour
  • Chicago Deep Dish- Giordano’s, Lou Malnati’s, Gino’s East or Pizano’s
  • Sprinkles Cupcakes
  • Portillo’s
  • Garrett’s Popcorn
  • Benny’s Chophouse
  • Yolk


  • American Girl
  • Lego Store
  • Build-A-Bear Workshop
  • Nike
  • Disney Store



22 Oct

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