Chicago with kids is a delightful experience, made all the more special by the holiday and winter season. While it gets cold here the beauty of the snow and spirit of the locals will warm hearts and minds as you enjoy a city that knows how to celebrate the holidays in style. Enjoy this special holiday itinerary written by local experts and take your family on a magical winter journey.
Please note that this is not an itinerary submitted by an actual family. This day was planned by one of our travel experts as a recommendation for a family of children with ages 4 through late teens, based on knowledge of the city. Factors such as time, cost and distance have been considered to make this a great day to get a sense of the city and keep the children and teens interested and engaged.
Please Note: This itinerary was provided by Michael Samm of www.ChooseChicago.com. We thank them for providing their expert knowledge of the area to create a wonderful day for our readers.
Address: 111 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: (312) 781-1000
Hours: Vary, see page for details
Admission: Free for store, windows and SantaLand, Walnut Room dining varies
Walnut Room Dining: No reservations are accepted from November 8 through January 1.
SantaLand runs November 8 to December 24
Window Displays up November 8, 2014 through January 11, 2015
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Address: Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: (312) 494-2175
Hours: Sunday – Thursday 11 AM – 8PM, Friday – Saturday 11AM – 9PM
Admission: Free of charge, shopping and food vary
Runs November 21 – December 24, 2014
(visit The Spice House, Old Town Oil, and the Fudge Pot)
Address: 1520 N. Wells St., Chicago IL 60610
Admission: Free to explore neighborhood, destinations and activities vary
Address: 2001 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60614
Hours: 5 – 9 PM
Getting There: They highly recommend taking public transportation if it’s an option for you
Admission: FREE of charge
November 28–November 30; December 4 (Zoo Members Only); December 5–7, 12–23; December 26–January 4, 2014–15
201 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60602
111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603
51 East Ohio Street Chicago, IL 60611
170 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60601
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