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Family Vacations in Chicago
Family Vacations: Chicago
Family vacations in Chicago are never complete without a family selfie reflected in The Bean, the centerpiece of Millennium Park, Chicago’s gorgeous lakefront park. Millennium Park is also home to a series of free concerts and movies throughout the summer. Winter has its own, chilly, charms in Chicago. The winds might be blowing in off of Lake Michigan, but that’s not enough to keep Chicagoans inside. Head to Navy Pier, the No. 1 tourist attraction in the Midwest, for an indoor celebration of winter.
Chicago is home to the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs, as well as a number of TravelingMom’s family travel experts. We’ve spent our lives exploring the ins and outs of the city with our kids and we share what we know on these pages.
Our experience is the key to ensuring your family vacations deliver all the fun and joy you hope they will. We know what works for kids and what doesn’t. And we’ve got tips for making the most of your family trip, wherever you want to go.
What You Need to Know about Family Vacations in Chicago
On these pages, we’ll tell you about the best family hotels in the city. We’ll tell you about the best things to do in Chicago. We’ll give you tips for saving money and tips for getting the most out of your family vacations in Chicago. And we’ll tell you the best free things to do in the town. Doing the free stuff is always the best way to save money on family vacations.
Our writers know the ins and outs of family vacations in Chicago, New York City, the Caribbean, Hawaii, London, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Orlando, San Diego, San Francisco and, of course that family vacation Mecca: Disney.
Get all of our tips and insight here. If you don’t find what you need, visit our TravelingMom Facebook page and post your question there. Chances are good someone will know the answer. That’s because TravelingMom’s family travel experts have been there. We have learned what works best for families. And we’re ready to share to make your family vacations in Chicago the best they can be.