Things to do with kids in Chicago

About Chicago, IL

They call it the "Windy City" but Chicago is known for so much more. The famous Wrigley field, museums, and an iconic skyline all make this city special. As a result of the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 that destroyed downtown Chicago, many of today's buildings are known for their originality and bold architecture.

What Families Love

  • Very bike-friendly
  • Public transit
  • Very walkable

Recent Stories

  • Shedd Aquarium

    Aquarium Chicago, IL

    Get up close and personal with whales, sharks, dolphins and lots of fish! Stop by the Shedd Aquarium this weekend, open 9am to 6pm. Don’t miss the hands-on Polar Play Zone for l... Expand

    Written by a local parent

  • Gorilla Tango Theatre

    Entertainment Chicago, IL

    Head over to Gorilla Tango Theatre and check out the live performance of Super Jane! Geared towards kids 5 and under, your children will be captivated by the puppets, audience p... Expand

    Written by a local parent

Parks and Playgrounds

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  • Lake Katherine

    Good for Play, Good for Nursing, Changing Tables, Parking…

  • Wicker Park

    Good for Play, Good for Nursing, Stroller Friendly

  • Welles Park

    Good for Play, Good for Nursing, Stroller Friendly

  • South Lakeview Park

    Good for Play, Good for Nursing, Stroller Friendly, Parking

  • Holstein Park

    Good for Play, Good for Nursing, Stroller Friendly, Water Play

  • Maggie Daley Park

    Good for Play, Good for Nursing, Stroller Friendly

Family Restaurants

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Activities for Kids

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