Visiting Chicago with Children
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What does Chicago offer vacationing families?
Visiting Chicago with Children? Consider the following:
The Lincoln Park Zoo is Free. You will have to take the bus, but if you get a visitor's pass you're covered. Features the Penguin House, Great Ape House, and a Sea Lion's Pool.
Forget high gas prices and the stress of driving, get a visitor's pass and ride the bus/trains. It's a fun way to see Chicago, and you get a better feel for the city. A three day pass is only $12.
The Chicago Children's Museum is an interactive museum designed to help children learn. Admission is about $7.
The Chicago Playworks (originally the Goodman's Children's Theater), features family oriented productions.
Wendella Boats offers cruises on the Chicago River. Children are $10, Adults $19.
Map out your days adventure in advance. If you use Google maps, direction searches include instructions on available public transit routes, and travel times.
You can find Chicago babysitters by using Babysitters4Hire.com. Use your zip code to search for local sitters.
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