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Location: 1400 N. Sacramento Avenue, Chicago, IL
Humboldt Park is one of the more beautiful settings in the inner city. Boasting lagoons, a Jens Jensen-designed rose garden, a boat landing, a pavilion, and a music court, Humboldt Park ...
Location: Michigan Ave and Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL
Location: 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL
Open year round, the winds off the lake make Navy Pier more of a summer pleasure than a winter one, but there's still much for families to do here even when those cold winds blow. Some of the f...
Location: 300 N. Central Park Avenue, Chicago, IL
Garfield Park Conservatory is a fabulous place to learn about plants. From a replica of Monet's Garden to Horticulture Hall, the whole family can find special creations that teach about a wide ...
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: 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: Montrose Beach, Chicago, IL
Stretching along Lake Shore Drive from Montrose to Wilson Avenues, a six-lane boat launch provides fast entry to the lake for a boat ride or jet ski.
Fishing is a favorite pasttime at ...
Location: 5801 N. Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL
North Park Village Nature Center is located on the northwest side of Chicago and includes a forty-six acre nature preserve and educational facility. The Nature Center and preserve are situated ...
Location: 2741 W. Montrose Avenue, Chicago, IL
At nearly 55 acres, Horner Park is one of the largest parks on the North Side and boasts five softball fields, four football/soccer fields, four outdoor basketball standards, five tennis...
Location: 1421 Milwaukee Avenue, Glenview, IL
The Grove is 123 acres of ecologically diverse prairie grove land preserved and maintained by the Glenview Park District.
The Grove National Historic Landmark boasts a natural habitat, ...
Location: 320 W. Jackson Avenue, Naperville, IL
The Naperville Riverwalk includes four miles of walking paths along the DuPage River, the Millennium Carillon bell tower, Centennial Beach swimming pool, a Millennium Labyrinth for meditation, ...
Location: 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL
The Chicago Botanic Garden is actually 23 gardens in one!
Our little ones are partial to the Waterfall Garden, with its 45-foot waterfall that cascades down a hillside into a se...