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Location: 24 W. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL
When the Oriental Theatre was built in 1926, it became the premier theatre for live stage shows, movies, and live jazz performances, hosting many of the greatest talents of the era - including Duke El...
Location: 151 W. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL
The Palace Theatre opened at the corner of Randolph and LaSalle Streets in Chicago on October 4, 1926. Designed by legendary theatre architects the Rapp Brothers, the theatre's interior featured a spl...
Location: 2100 Patriot Boulevard, Glenview NAS, IL
The Kohl Children's Museum has fun and interactive exhibits which reflect the varied learning styles of children ages birth through eight. It provides an atmosphere in which children are able t...
Location: 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, IL
The Morton Arboretum offers more than 350 classes, certificate programs, special seminars and symposiums, weekend trips, and week-long nature science camps for kids ages four to 14, as i...
Location: 201 E. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL
Located in downtown Chicago on Michigan Avenue, between Randolph and Monroe Streets, the 24.5-acre Millennium Park is a center for world-class art, music, architecture and landscape design, off...
Location: 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL
Just beyond the entrance into Stanley Field Hall on the main floor of the Field Museum, come face to face with Sue, the largest, most complete, and best preserved Tyrannosaurus Rex
Location: 525 Dempster Street, Evanston, IL
In a casual atmosphere with a 60s flare, Blind Faith Cafe in Evanston is a great stop for vegetarian and vegan dishes - health-conscious treats like non-dairy fruit smoothie or meat/wheat-free ...
Location: 3855 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL
Location: 3159 N. Southport, Chicago, IL
This tavern sometimes offers kids' music shows, and families with children are welcome at the Harmony Grill. The weekend brunch is extremely popular; arrive early or make a reservation.
Location: 2744 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL
If more toy stores were like Dorby Magoo, we'd never have to leave home. Literally. This wonderful shop is set up like a house, making little people feel immediately wecome. Kids can look for ...
Location: 4701 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL
Exploritorium is a basement-level playground that offers a mock theatre, computer stations with educational computer games, water play, a large art area, and a two-and-a-half story climber with...
Location: 1N600 County Farm Rd, West Chicago, IL
Kline Creek Farm, sitting within the 1,102-acre Timber Ridge Forest Preserve in Winfield, is a living-history farm depicting farm life as it was on this site and hundreds of others like it in 1...