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Kids get a kick seeing the old-fashioned red barn at the Farm-in-the-Zoo. Even more charming are the hands-on activities that allow city kids to play farmer from feeding the dairy cows to petting the goats. ...
One of the best ways to see Chicago's world-famous architecture is by boat, either on Lake Michigan or the Chicago River. Seadog's River & Architecture Tour takes you from the...
What's so special about a Chicago hot dog? Did a cow really start the Great Chicago Fire? What was Chicago like before it was a big city? At the recently...
Shop in a mall like no other right on Michigan Avenue and enjoy specialty stores and a one-of-a-kind food court...
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Souvenir & Gift Store
No visit to Chicago is complete without a bird's eye view of the city. The Hancock Building may not have the honor of being the tallest building in Chicago, but...
Explore the history and architecture on the Chicago River and then venture out onto Lake Michigan...
The new-ish Chicago Children's Theatre (it mounted its first performance in 2006) stages lavish Broadway-style productions for kids ages 5 and up, though at $12-$30 for tickets...
Sometimes overlooked among Chicago's better-known cultural institutions, the DuSable museum is worth a visit, particularly for school-aged and older kids who may be learning about the Civil Rights...
The Lincoln Park Zoo is free, and while you might not expect much as a result, you'll be pleasantly surprised. North of downtown, just off Lake Shore Drive and offering...
Chicago is known for its world-class museums, but this one -- the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere -- truly stands apart: More than 35,000 artifacts are housed in 400,000...
Science & Nature Museum