May 12 2010

From the Archives: What to Do with Kids in Chicago

It’s been three years since our family vacation to Chicago, even though it seems like yesterday.  Our oldest child was six then, and he was a trooper as we walked from the train station to the Field Museum, which we later learned was more than three miles.  The other kids were all small enough that we had them in strollers for that trip.

I wouldn’t hesitate to return to any of the places we visited in Chicago, although if we’d go again, we’d probably find some new things to do as well.  All of the places listed below, however, are family-friendly places that both kids and adults will enjoy.

Family Things to Do in Chicago

You may also enjoy this post that I wrote when I made a whirlwind trip to Chicago without kids.

This post is featured as part of Spotlight Thursday at Trekaroo.  Stop by to find more ideas for outings with kids.


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5 Comments to “From the Archives: What to Do with Kids in Chicago”

  1. Sharlene on 13 May 2010 at 6:54 pm

    Thank you for joining Spotlight Thursday again this week. I am hoping that our travels this summer take us to the Windy City!
    .-= Sharlene´s last blog ..Fiesta Days at Heritage Hill =-.

  2. debi9kids on 14 May 2010 at 12:11 am

    Very cool that you did this post! We leave for Utah tomorrow and our first stop… Chicago :)
    .-= debi9kids´s last blog ..The Fat, The Skinny & The OMG…We Leave for Utah Tonite! =-.

  3. Bridget Smith on 14 May 2010 at 5:56 pm

    I hope to make it to Chicago some day. My favorite painting is in the museum of art there!
    .-= Bridget Smith´s last blog ..Photo Friday: Flamingo Flock Out for a Stroll (Seaworld, San Diego) =-.

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