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

The best family weekend getaways from Chicago
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The best family weekend getaways from Chicago

You don't have to travel far to find the perfect family vacation 

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Best spots to play

The best playgrounds for water features
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The best playgrounds for water features

Playgrounds and parks across town have awesome water features

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The best toy stores in Chicago
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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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Hiking trails for the whole family
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Hiking trails for the whole family

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

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Best indoor playgrounds
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Best indoor playgrounds

Got cabin fever? Let your kids run wild in these play spaces.

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Chicago parent survival guide

The best birthday party ideas for kids
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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