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Have A Great Chicago Vacation

Author : Patricia Taras

There are lots of fun things to do Chicago, even if you are on a tight budget. Chicago Illinois has a number of historic sights and museums for the history nut of the family as well as good old sporting events for the sports junkie. Whether you are spending a day with the family, or a 2 week adventure, there is no end to the fun that could be had in Chicago.

If you are looking for a day full of rides, shops and fun, then Navy Pier is the destination for you. The family will love this family fun park complete with a Ferris Wheel, Transporter ride and Funhouse maze. There are a number of restaurants and shops as well, so you can spend the entire day there. Of all the things to do Chicago, this may be the most popular.

If this is the type of attractions you and your family enjoy then you may also want to look into visiting Odyssey Fun World, Lincoln Park Zoo, among other family fun centers around Chicago. One unique activity offered by Odyssey Fun World is an interactive Chicago Dinner cruise. It may be the most fun you've had on a dinner date!

Chicago Illinois is the unofficial baseball center of the nation. Come bring the kids down to the U.S. Cellular field in Chicago for a White Sox game and a ball park hotdog. This is one of the most popular things to do Chicago. The price isn't to steep for a family day full of fun and memories. This is a real baseball game experience your kids will never forget. You may be able to get discounts through one of the kid friendly hotels around Chicago city.

If you aren't in the mood for sporting events, then maybe sailing will your idea of fun. Come enjoy the fresh air on the edge of Chicago city on Lake Michigan. If you aren't an experienced sailor, or if you don't have a boat, there are a number of rental boats for an affordable price that allow you to experience the water for a day. There are lots of fun outdoor things to do Chicago for the adventurer in the family.

If your family is a fan of the stage, then you will definitely want to add a Chicago theater show to your things to do Chicago list. You can snag incredible prices by visiting at the last minute for discounted tickets. You'll have your choice of musicals, ballet, opera and plays in a number of locations. No doubt, you'll be entertained.

If you are trying to stay on target with your budget, then you should definitely take a look at the "Go Chicago Card". This will allow you to get into a number of popular Chicago attractions for a single flat price. This card lets you into attractions like the Hancock Observatory, Shedd Aquarium, The Museum of Science and Industry and the Field Museum. A Chicago Card can allow you to experience the city and enjoy more attractions and things to do Chicago for a smaller price.

More information on the Go Chicago Card and other attractions can be found online as well as discounts to some of those attractions. Your family is going to love the unique atmosphere and company of Chicago. Come spend the day to see for yourself.


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