Chicago is unlike most other cities. It has world-class museums, architectural gems, exciting entertainment venues and award-winning restaurants, which makes it one of the world’s greatest cities. But Chicago is more than just another big city with its charming neighborhoods and friendly residents, making it feel like home to most visitors. Whether you are planning a vacation to the Windy City, or are a resident, here are seven kid-friendly activities to do in Chicago.
Visit the Lincoln Park Zoo
The Lincoln Park Zoo boasts a wide variety of animals from gorillas to camels. And best of all, admission is free.
Plan a Lazy Day at the Beach
Sometimes a lazy day at the beach is the best activity. There are plenty of sprawling, sandy beaches that are accessible throughout the city. However, Montrose Beach and North Ave Beach provide the most amenities for small kids. Be sure to bring the sunscreen, too.