Visiting Chicago with Children

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What does Chicago offer vacationing families?

Visiting Chicago with Children

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 Use your zip code to search for local sitters.



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