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Family-friendly things to do with kids in and around Chicago

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The 12 best things to do with kids in August

August is packed with multicultural celebrations, street fests and even some kid-friendly music

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Best spots to play

Movies

Outdoor movies in Chicago

Grab a blanket for a free screening or head out for an evening at the new Rooftop Cinema Club

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The best playgrounds in Chicago

The top spots in the city for kids to expend that never-ending energy

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The best toy stores in Chicago

These well curated shops often have fun displays for hands-on playing

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Travel

Hiking trails for the whole family

Explore great hiking trails, all within a few hours' drive 

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Chicago parent survival guide

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The best birthday party ideas for kids

Move over, pool parties. We've got better ideas.

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The best summer activities for kids in Chicago

Your little ones have no excuse for saying "I'm bored" this summer

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Best party supply stores in Chicago

When you're done scouring Pinterest, take your list to one of these local party supply stores

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Chicago summer camp guide

Summer camps in Chicago are a win-win for the whole family

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Free museum days at the best Chicago museums

You don't have to spend a fortune to visit some of the best museums

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