Chicago Children's Museum 700 East Grand Avenue • Chicago, IL 60611 Located at Navy Pier 312-527-1000 A special place of education, exploration, and stimulation, this museum is the number one... more... map
Deep River Waterpark 9001 East Lincoln Highway (US 30) • Crown Point, IN 46307 Located Within the Chicagoland Metro Area 219-947-7850 "The Indiana's premiere, Chicagoland's largest and the Midwest's favorite family waterpark."... more...
Hancock Observatory, The 875 North Michigan Avenue, Ninety-Fourth Floor • Chicago, IL 60611 Located at the John Hancock Center 312-751-3675 This observatory towers over 1,000 feet above Chicago and features an open air Skywalk, the... more... map
Navy Pier 600 East Grand Avenue • Chicago, IL 60611 312-595-PIER Visitors to this Chicago landmark will enjoy a ferris wheel, carousel, and Wave Swinger, as well as... more... map
Odyssey Fun World 19111 South Oak Park Avenue • Chicago, IL 60477 Located in Tinley Park 708-429-3800 Voted Chicago Southland's "Best Family Fun Center" and "Best Miniature Golf Course," this amusement... more... map
Sears Tower Skydeck 233 South Wacker Drive • Chicago, IL 60606 312-875-9696 The tallest building in the world, this building stands over 1,700 feet tall and features a skydeck... more... map
Shedd Aquarium 1200 South Lake Shore Drive • Chicago, IL 60605 312-939-2438 This aquarium opened in 1929 and is one of the oldest public aquariums. Over 6,000 aquatic animals... more... map
XTreme Trampolines 485 Mission Street • Carol Stream, IL 60188 630-752-1400 Xtreme Trampolines is the first ever indoor trampoline park in the Chicagoland area. They are... more...
Historic Homes & Buildings
Clarke House Museum (circa 1836) 1827 South Indiana Avenue • Chicago, IL 60616 Located in the Prairie Avenue Historic District 312-326-1480 The oldest domestic structure in Chicago, this Greek Revival house was built by the Henry B. Clarke... more... map
Cuneo Museum and Gardens (circa 1914) 1350 North Milwaukee Avenue • Chicago, IL 60061 Located in Vernon Hills 847-362-3042 Situated on 75 serene acres that includes lakes, fountains, formal gardens, antique classical... more... map
Glessner House Museum (circa 1887) 1800 South Prairie Avenue • Chicago, IL 60616 Located in the Prairie Avenue Historic District 312-326-1480 Explore Chicago's history and architecture by touring this magnificent house that was built by H.H.... more... map
Old Saint Patrick's Church (circa 1853-1856) 700 West Adams Street • Chicago, IL 60661 312-648-1021 Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Old St. Patrick’s was founded as the first... more... map
Museums & Galleries
ABA Museum of Law 750 North Lake Shore Drive • Chicago, IL 60611 312-988-6222 This museum exhibits and documents famous trials in American history that shaped and shocked the... more... map
Art Institute of Chicago 111 South Michigan Avenue • Chicago, IL 60603 312-443-3600 Founded in 1879, The Art Institute of Chicago houses a collection spanning 5,000 years of artistic... more... map
Brauer Museum of Art Valparaiso University Center for the Arts • Chicago, IL 46383 Located in Valparaiso 219-464-5365 A nationally recognized collection of 19th and 20th century American art is showcased at this... more...
Chicago Cultural Center 78 East Washington Street • Chicago, IL 60602 312-744-6630 Chicago's architectural showplace for the lively and visual arts, this landmark historic building... more... map
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum 800 South Halsted Street • Chicago, IL 60607 The University of Illinois at Chicago 312-413-5353 Located in two of the original settlement house buildings, the Hull Home, a National Historic... more... map
Martin D’Arcy Collection 820 North Michigan Avenue • Chicago, IL 60611 312-915-7600 The only museum in Chicago that showcases Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque art, this museum is... more... map
Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum 1852 West 19th Street • Chicago, IL 60608 Located in the Pilson/Little Village Community 312-738-1503 Situated in the largest Mexican community in the Midwest, this museum showcases the art and culture... more... map
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 220 East Chicago Avenue • Chicago, IL 60611 Located in the Magnificent Mile 312-280-2660 MCA houses a magnificent collection of contemporary art since 1945. Medias include painting,... more... map
Parks, Gardens & Zoos
Camp Sagawau 12545 West 111th Street • Lemont, IL 60439 630-257-2045 A 12 acre dedicated nature preserve and environmental educational facility that features a canyon... more... map
Chicago Botanic Garden 1000 Lake Cook Road • Chicago, IL 60022 Located in Glencoe 847-835-5440 Situated on 385 serene acres, this relaxing venue features 23 spectacular gardens set on a series... more... map
Garfield Park Conservatory 300 North Central Park Avenue • Chicago, IL 60624 312-746-5100 Open year round, the Garfield Park Conservatory is the sister facility of the Lincoln Park... more... map
Lincoln Park Zoo 2001 North Clark Street • Chicago, IL 60614 312-742-2000 Visitors will find several species of fish, invertebrates, reptiles, and amphibians with more than... more... map
Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center 9800 South 104th Street • Chicago, IL 60480 Located in Willow Springs 708-839-6897 Designed to educate visitors about the importance of wildlife and environment, this forest preserve... more...
Plum Creek Nature Center 27064 Dutton Road • Chicago, IL 60401 Located in Beecher 708-946-2216 A fine educational and recreational nature center that features local natural history exhibits and... more...
Wolfe Wildlife Refuge 109th & Laramie Avenue • Chicago, IL 60453 Located in Oak Lawn Park District 708-857-2200 Explore the natural beauty and animal habitats of this beautiful 45 acre wetlands preserve that... more... map
Museum of Science and Industry 57th Street and Lake Shore Drive • Chicago, IL 60637 773-684-1414 The restored and converted Palace of Fine Arts, the last remaining major structure from the 1893... more... map
Odyssey 445 East Illinois Street • Chicago, IL 60611 312-321-7620 Climb aboard this elegant, climate controlled yacht for unique brunch, lunch, dinner, and moonlight... more... map
Presidential Bike Tour 740 East 56th Place • Chicago, IL 60637 DuSable Museum 312-729-1000 Ride in the footsteps of Chicago's favorite son, Barack Obama, and learn about the 44th President's... more...
Shoreline Sightseeing 474 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 3511 • Chicago, IL 60611 312-222-9328 A variety of tours are offered by this tour company including water taxi tours, skyline lake tours,... more... map