Chicago is a playground for kids of all ages. Whatever your adventure, budget or interest, a fun and memorable experience in the Windy City is just around the corner.


chicago maggie daley park

maggie daley park

Named in honor of Mayor Daley’s wife, this dynamic park, adjacent to Millennium Park, a must-do for families

Navy Pier chicago ferris wheel

chicago architecture center

The city’s starting point for all things architecture, design and history

chicago millennium park

millennium park

From Cloud Gate, aka “The Bean” to ice skating, Millennium Park is the spot to begin your explorations

chicago the ledge family

skydeck chicago

Featuring spectacular views spanning up to four states and The Ledge for those who dare

360 family shot

360 chicago

Magnificent views on the Magnificent Mile with a daring option to Tilt over the street below

chicago lincoln park zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo

This 35-acre facility, now featuring ZooLights throughout the holiday season, is one of the oldest zoo’s in the country 

Navy Pier chicago ferris wheel

navy pier

Chicago’s lakefront treasure is where you will find the Light Up the Lake holiday attraction along with restaurants and more


chicago children's museum climbing

Chicago Children's Museum

Head to Navy Pier for a great day of fun and learning for the kids of all ages

chicago museum of illusions

newberry library

This free and independent research library specializes in humanities and geneology – a great way to study your own family’s origins

Shedd Aquarium Chicago Point of Interest

Shedd Aquarium

Situated on the Museum Campus and home to thousands of species of beautiful fish and marine life

Museum of Science and Industry Chicago sights museums

Museum of Science and Industry

The largest science center in the Western hemisphere with interesting and interactive exhibits

Field Museum Chicago Sights Museums

Field Museum

Situated on the Museum Campus this natural history institution is also home to a T-Rex named Sue


10-Pin Chicago family bowl

city mini golf

This 18-hole miniature golf course, located in beautiful Maggie Daley Park, features unique Chicago themed obstacles that the family will love

wendella sightseeing kids

wendella sightseeing

This family-owned sightseeing company offers 45 & 90-minute river tours as well as a 90-minute river and lake tour

Edzo's Burger Shop Chicago North Shore

Steve's segway tours

Nothing says family bonding like gliding through the city to experience iconic attractions and points of interest 

chicago tour boat shoreline sightseeing

Shoreline sightseeing

Fun for the whole family with Lake Michigan and architecture river tours departing daily from Michigan Ave. and Navy Pier

10-Pin Chicago family bowl


A hip bowling alley and lounge located along the river under the famed Marina City Towers

chicago island party boat skyline

Island party boat

The kids can act like pirates while the parents sip away on rum drinks with this fun and laid back tour

Edzo's Burger Shop Chicago North Shore

winnie the pooh

Wholesome entertainment takes center stage at the Mercury Theater where the whole family can experience Pooh, Christopher Robin and all their friends


American Writers Museum Chicago Attractions


Set just off the Mag-Mile, this interactive spot is perfect for hungry agents on a mission for family fun and tasty food

American Writers Museum Chicago Attractions

Eleven City Diner

This classic Jewish deli features mammoth portions and and in-house soda fountain

chicago french market exterior

the french market

This spot is ideal for families as it features over 15 unique food vendors, guaranteeing  something for everyone

chicago island party hut kid

island party hut

A great place to grab a bite and unwind with lots of free games including bags, jumbo Jenga, ping-pong and more

Gino's East Food Pizza

Gino's East

Family owned and operated for over 50 years this is deep-dish at it’s very best. Bring Sharpies

American Girl Café Chicago Family

American Girl Cafe

Offering dishes that appeal to little girls and grownups alike – plus special seats just for doll friends.

Sugar factory Chicago restaurant

Sugar factory

Instagram friendly spot with classic American fare and splurge worthy desserts

Portillos Chicago Restaurant


Providing locals and visitors alike quick-serve burgers, hot-dogs, ribs and pasta for over 50 years


360 Chicago Sights Museums

American Girl

A shopping and entertainment destination that celebrates everything girlhood

Under Armour Chicago Shopping

wolff's flea market

Each and every Sunday, the entire family can search for unique items from toys and games to electronics and clothing – and much more!

Galt Toys Chicago Shopping

Galt Toys

Luxury retailer with a wide selection of toys, strollers, furniture & infant apparel

The Lego Store Chicago Shopping

The Lego Store

Inspiring Children of all ages to explore and build with their creativity and imaginations

Museum of Science and Industry Chicago sights museums


Afforable new and vintage clothing as well as cool accessories for fashionable people