Chicago is one of the most popular tourist destinations in America. It’s also a family-friendly location. There are a number of great attractions for families to visit in the Windy City. Whether your family loves sports or animals, Chicago has an attraction for everyone. Here are just five of Chicago’s hottest family-friendly attractions.
Wrigley Field and Soldier’s Field
If your family loves sports, you have to visit Wrigley Field and Soldier’s Field. Tours of Soldier’s Field are $15 for adults, $10 for children 10 and older, $4 for children ages 4-9, and free for children 3 and under. During the tour you can see field, visitor’s locker room, and much more. The tours of Wrigley Field vary in price depending on which tour you choose. The parts of the stadium you’ll be able to visit will also vary depending on whether or not it’s a game day.
Lincoln Park Zoo
For families that love animals, there’s no better location than the Lincoln Park Zoo. The zoo is open 365 days a year and it’s free to visit. You may need to pay for parking, but this can be avoided by using public transportation. The hours of the zoo vary, depending on the time of the year. At the zoo, your family will be able to enjoy a variety of activities for all ages.
Navy Pier is often looked down upon by the locals because it’s a tourist destination, but it’s one of the hottest family-friendly attractions in Chicago. The Navy Pier is loaded with entertainment options, rides, and other family-friendly attractions. It’s a one-stop visit for an entire day of fun.
Museum Campus is home to four different attractions. Those that will already be visiting Soldier and Wrigley Field will be at the center of the attraction. The Museum Campus is also home to Shedd Aquarium and Adler Planetarium.
Chicago Children’s Museum
Last, but not least, Chicago’s Children’s Museum is an excellent stop for families. Located within the Navy Pier, the museum offers a variety of experiences for children. The museum is open 10AM to 5PM daily. On Thursdays, the museum is also open 5PM to 8PM. The museum has extended hours during the summertime. Admission to the museum is free for children under one and $12 for children and adults.
Chicago has a lot to offer families. Whether you’re looking for a day of fun at Navy Pier or something educational at the Children’s Museum, there is so much to explore.
About the Author: Delis Strojny loves traveling with her family. She’s currently looking at Chicago hotel reviews in an attempt to figure out which family-friendly hotel she’ll choose for her next visit!