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Cool and Unusual Chicago | Activities for Families

Looking for cool and unusual family-friendly activities to discover around Chicago?

  • 1.

    Experience Chicago's Only Putt Putt!

    Experience Chicago's Only Putt Putt!

    Hidden in Maggie Daley Park this is Chicago's only minigolf featuring Chicago's most iconic sights!

  • 2.

    Ride Along The Great Train Story

    Ride Along The Great Train Story

    This $3.5 million dollar model train set takes visitors on a fantastic journey from Chicago to Seattle.

  • 3.

    Splash in Millennium Park's Crown Fountain

    Splash in Millennium Park's Crown Fountain

    Crown Fountain is where kids of all ages can play in the "saliva" of local Chicagoans.

  • 4.

    Play Among the Butterflies

    Play Among the Butterflies

    Nurture the love of nature by exploring this gem in Lincoln Park known for its lovely butterfly garden.

  • 5.

    Find Unicorns of the Deep

    Find Unicorns of the Deep

    Tell the kids you're off to find real-life unicorns at Chicago's Field Museum.

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