Family Vacations Directory - Illinois

View Illinois family vacation ideas, things to do with kids, and family-friendly hotels with vacation offers.Best Illinois Family Vacation Ideas 
Best places for family vacation fun include:  Grant Park Zoo, Kidpalooza and
Lollapalooza, Abraham Lincoln’s home in Springfield, Navy Pier ChicagoShakes, Museum of Science and Industry, Shedd Aquarium, Six Flags Great America. Create your own urban family adventure in Chicago. Here's the deal! Take advantage of vacation savings with Chicago CityPASS.

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Great Lakes Spring Break Family Vacation Ideas.

From Minnesota and Illinois to Indiana and Michigan, we have ideas that spell fun. Whatever your family’s passion, we have spring break vacation ideas to fit the quest. [Read More]

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Parks and Camping Resorts - Best Places to Camp in the US with Friends and Family.

With summer family vacation time on the radar screen Yogi’s newest family vacation spots offer family fun with a friendly, clean, and service-oriented atmosphere. [Read More]

Irish Music School of Chicago and Chief O’Neill’s Host Family-Friendly Events.

With St. Patrick’s Day on the radar screen, The Irish Music School of Chicago offers extra family fun which includes free traditional Irish music lessons, a St. Patrick lookalike contest, and an easy way to share a bit of Ireland with your kids. [Read More]

Celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year in Chicago.

A promising menu of colorful cultural events honoring the Year of the Sheep invites families to enjoy, festive parades, unique folktales, shadow puppets, music, dance, and dumpling making. [Read More]

Terrific Family Vacation Savings on Fun.

Vacation deals and fun for less make any experience just a little better and Coupons for Fun has the best menu of savings I have ever reviewed. [Read More]

Museum of Science & Industry in Chicago Showcases Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze.

The newest permanent exhibition at MSI fits into the “smart” category. It is both interactive and immersive and according to our sources in the city it is "smart" family fun. [Read More]

Best of Winter Days on the Farm for Three Generations – Sharing Natural Downtime.

Winter farm stay vacations provide guests with an array of energizing activities from dog sledding and snow shoeing to ice fishing and story time by a cozy hearth. [Read More]

Celebrate the Season - 12 Ways for Families to Share a Winter Wonderland in Chicago.

Twinkling lights and holiday music along with special holiday exhibitions, and annual traditions including Chicago Shakespeare productions, Lincoln Park ZooLights, urban ice skating and family fun on Navy Pier make the holiday season in Chicago magical. [Read More]

US/Canada: Jellystone Park Camping Resorts, Great Family Vacation Spots – Not for the Ordinary Bear.

Looking to lighten up and laugh a little more? Want to camp out and share s’mores or play laser tag with your kids or better yet introduce your family to Yogi Bear? [Read More]

Great Lakes Santa Trains and Holiday Lights - Create Your Own Family Tradition.

From Illinois and Indiana to Wisconsin and Minnesota we have named the best of the season. Seek out the best holiday lights or find a Santa train and climb aboard for the fun. [Read More]

Earth Friendly Family Vacations – Staying Green in the City.

Urban family vacation adventures can be even better by including a stay at an earth-friendly hotel in the city. In the spirit of Earth Day it may be time to plan your green family vacation in the city. [Read More]

Take Your Daughter to the Course Week - Family Fun on the Greens.

July is "Family Golf" month according to the National Golf Course Owners Association and golf courses have special offerings meant to be enjoyed. Checkout our recent discoveries for families. [Read More]

Illinois: Hartford, Creating a Family Vacation Road Trip with Lewis and Clark.

Getting out and doing, as well as seeing the real stuff is energizing for everyone which is why field trip days during the school year are happy days for kids. Organizing a family version takes a little more time but is definitively worth the effort. [Read More]

Golf Resorts and Destinations in the US with Great Family Golf Benefits.

For us it is always time to golf with kids – the value of fresh air, exercise, and one-on-one time cannot be beat. The National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) has declared July family golf month meaning there are plenty of extra benefits for parents or grandparent who wish to golf with a child. [Read More]

US: Smithsonian Affiliates Free Museum Day - Share a Family Adventure.

Smithsonian museums in Washington DC offer families worlds of wonder with awesome artifacts and interactive activities – all for free. But if DC is not in your backyard then who cares? Great news! Each year Smithsonian affiliates celebrate with a free admission day. This year it is September 28. [Read More]

Illinois: Chicago, Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents Shrek - The Musical This Summer.

Adding to the excitement and liveliness of Navy Pier this summer will be a staged version of the TONY Award winning Shrek. It promises to be crazy-fun for everyone. [Read More]

Illinois: Chicago, Family Vacations – Clown Fish, Dinosaurs, and Gnomes in a Garden.

From the beauty of Lake Michigan and Grant Park to the fireboats on the Chicago River, Chicago is an awesome place. The parks are better than ever and the Sears Tower is still a thrill when it is not in the clouds. [Read More]

Illinois: Route 66, Family Vacation Idea - A Roadtrip Across America.

From Chicago to LA more than 2,400 miles the route weaves through remarkable places with effortless formality. It is the road that inspired songwriter Bobby Troup’s famous lyrics "get your kicks on Route 66...." [Read More]

Illinois: Chicago, Museum of Science & Industry – “Science Storms” Amazing Family Fun

Be blown away by a 40-foot tornado swirling before you. See bolts of lightning crack over your head. Trigger an avalanche. Unleash a tsunami wave. Science Storms at MSI is a wild ride of family fun. [Read More]

Illinois: Chicago CityPASS Family Vacation Ideas-Sea Otters, NASA Missions, and a Submarine.

With a CityPass booklet it is easy to create your own urban adventure. Just add deep dish pizza, a trip to Navy Pier, and a Chicago Shakespeare Theater show and let the vacation memories happen. [Read More]


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Best Western University Plaza - Evanston, IL

Just blocks from Lake Michigan and Northwestern University with easy access to Downtown Chicago. [Read More]

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Illinois - Coupons for Fun!

Save on attractions museums and adventures at couponsforfun.com! [Read More]

Hotel Arista - Naperville, IL

Offering luxury rooms and suites for modern travelers. [Read More]

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Destination - Chicago, Illinois

Plan an unforgettable getaway, family vacation using us. [Read More]

Pheasant Run Resort - St Charles Illinois

Pheasant Run Resort in St Charles Illinois is the perfect Chicago resort for your weekend family fun. [Read More]

Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Resort - Utica, IL

Discover a magical family getaway just beyond the glow of Chicago. [Read More]

Illinois Farm Stays - Connect with the County Life.

Share simple things with your kids. [Read More]

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Illinois: Yogi Bear's Jellystone Camping Resort at Pine Lakes

Family vacation deal - book a week and get one night free or reserve two nights and save 10% on the second night. [Read More]

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