A Sure Fire Guide to Chicago with Kids

Illinois, Chicago Guide (B): A Sure Fire Guide to Chicago with Kids

It may not be your first thought, but Chicago is made for kids. Chicago is a great walking city that kids will love because of the countless restaurants, museums, tall buildings, shops, and attractions. They will never get bored and it’s fantastic family time.

Willis Tower (formerly and still mainly called The Sears Tower) is a lot of fun! Tip: try and go first thing in the morning as there is little to no line.

Going to Willis Tower is one of the best ways to get a great look at Chicago. On a clear day, you can see four states! Although it was a little scary at first, I enjoyed going out on the Sky Deck. The boys had no fear at all! We watched Ferris Bueller’s Day Off a couple of weeks before the trip ( if your kids are old enough, have a family movie night and watch it). It’s a funny movie and it got the boys even more excited to go to Chicago. When you are at Willis Tower, you and the family can recreate the scene from Ferris Bueller where they lean against the glass. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Sure Fire Guide to Chicago with Kids
Guide Location: USA » Chicago
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Nicole Claesen
Read it on author's website: https://suitcaseandamap.com/2019/04/05/a-sure-fire-guide-to-chicago-with-kids/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Willis Tower
  • The Langham
  • Shedd Aquarium
  • The Field Museum
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Millennium Park
  • Cloud Gate
  • Buckingham Fountain
  • Wrigley Field Tour
  • Navy Pier
  • Polk Bros park
  • Centennial Wheel
  • Giordano’s
  • Shake Shack
  • Eataly
  • RPM Steak
  • Shaw’s Crab House
  • Museum of Science and Industry
  • 360 Chicago Observation Deck

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