Spring break 2012
Events and activities for a fun Chicagoland vacation—or staycation—with the entire family.
Pick any day of the week—we have all of ’em covered.
These Chicago-area restaurants offer entertainment to placate pint-sized diners.
Tour the ’hood to make a meal your kids will love, then cap it off with a prize.
Forget hopping a plane, these vacationy destinations are just a car ride away.
These camps get a thumbs up for keeping kids entertained.
Have kids who love all things rail-related? They’ll go loco for these spots.
The multicultural Chicago suburb offers plenty for kids and adults.
Families flock to this German-rooted 'hood for a funky mix of old and new.
Families will feel safe-and full-in this big Grabowski.
Enjoy plenty of hands-on interaction at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Kids can clown at this exhibit.
Visit the only U.S. museum dedicated to telling the story of Greek culture and history.
Stargaze in the world’s most technologically advanced projection theater.
You don't have to be a rail fan to love this stunning IMAX doc, now showing at MSI.
See this smart and silly retelling of the Snow White tale.
The Nature Museum pedals bikes as eco-friendly and fun.
This new exhibit plunges into the mysterious world of an animal without bones, blood or a brain.
It's mostly minerals at the Lizzadro's revamped permanent exhibition.
Take this Robie House tour inspired by Blue Balliet's book The Wright 3.
Catch Adventur Stage Chicago's adaptation of the Newbery Award-winning book.
Check out the knights, horses and falcons at the long-lived Schaumburg castle.
Stay up late for an Easter rush of hunting for candy-packed eggs April 4–5.
See Broadway Bo, the world’s largest performing elephant, April 7–8.
Whether you're looking for an urban adventure or slice of nature, you don’t have to spend a fortune on gas to get there.
Kohler’s famed resort looks to lure families for weekend getaways.