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Vacation Chicago Kids Family Adventures Days

These are adventures only in the city meaning they are perfect for the days when there may not be much time!

Vacation Chicago Kids Family Adventures Days

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Link to best indoor pools in chicago... For a fun couple day stay downtown sometime!

Our Little Acre: Chicago O'Hare Airport's Urban Garden - VERTICAL GARDEN BETWEEN TERMINALS 2 AND 3, Kids would love it if we took the train

How to get around: if it's warm enough, may jump on for a Chicago River ride.

MCA Family days - Second Saturdays 11 am - 3 pm Tuesdays free 10 am -8pm Children under 12 free every day Tue 10 am–5 pm

Chicago History Museum Second Saturdays for Families - Radio Disney Road crew Saturdays, March 10, April 14, May 12 and June 9 Performances begin at 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. and are forty minutes in length.

Chicago Children's museum - 312-527-1000 free 5-8 pm Thursdays - free 1st Sudnay of every month for kids 15 and under (old info - double check but good to know what days may be crazy busy!)

111 S Michigan Ave Chicago 312-857-7161 Free 5-8 pm Thursdays - Always free to kids 13 and under

Deca restaurant in the Ritz Carlton... good looking kids menu and suggested in Spring 2011 Going places magazine for kids

foodlife in water tower - good place to take the kids for a quick casual bite to eat

mity nice grill 835 N Michigan Ave - good place to take the kids for a bite to eat

Cheesecake factory - water tower place... good place to take the kids for a bite to eat!

Homewood Suites downtown - nice indoor pool

Shoreline water taxi - kids love it! fun way to get around!

NORTHSHORE Glencoe Beach - RENTS SAILBOATS AND KAYAKS - Weekdays $20/hour Weekends $25/hour or $40 for a maximum of three hours

Glencoe Beach | Park District of Glencoe, Illinois

BOAT LAUNCH ON ROCKWELL - need to bring a kayak back from lake

CircEsteem - see if there is a special event or trial class we can check out

Old Town Aquarium - check out the fish! 1538 N Wells St 312642-8763 (M, W, F Noon - 7:00 p.m.) (Tue & Th Noon - 8:00 p.m.) (Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) (Sunday Noon - 6:00 p.m)

Welcome to Old Town Aquarium | Old Town Aquarium

Old Town Area - *The Fudge Pot 1532 N Wells St, Chicago 312-943-1777 Fish and Choc Chips * Old Town Aquarium 1538 N Wells St 312--642-8763 *

GREEK TOWN - link to Chicago's Greektown website * Rodity's 222 S Halsted St * *The Hellenic Museum & Cultural Center 801 W Adams St 4th Floor * Jane Adams Hull House Museum 800 S Halsted *

MUSIC BOX THEATRE check for sing along movies. Sound of Music would be a great one to go to!

Kids Clay Room at Park West Ceramics - love the idea that they have drop in play with clay! Perfect for an adventure day with the kids! Check the calendar before going. Also, Ernie's friend taking the Tuesday 4-5 class and can do one, 5 or 10 classes

Chicago Art Museum... kids section too!

Chicago Cultural Center!

Adler Planetarium! They sound like they have a very fun kids exhibit! Weekdays 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Weekends 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Third Thursdays (21+ Adler After Dark) 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Columbus Day (October 8) 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.