If a trip to Chicago is in your future, there are several tips to make your visit more enjoyable. Riding the CTA trains is an inexpensive way to get around. Bring layers of clothing to ensure a comfortable experience as the weather is unpredictable.
You'll have no trouble coming up with ideas for things to do on your Chicago family vacation. Explore a treasure trove of museums, including the kid-friendly Art Museum of Chicago. And make sure to make time for Navy Pier.
Kick off the holiday season in style at the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival, taking place on Saturday, November 22. Find excellent Christmas shopping and watch the grand Tree-Lighting Parade with Mickey and Minnie Mouse.
Continuing an Old World tradition with modern animatronics & special effects, Macy's presents window displays that captures the imagination. Visit Macy's State Street to see the scenes from 9AM on November 2-January 5.
Experience the magic of cinema at the Chicago International Children's Film Festival this fall. This Chicago film festival takes place from October 24 through November 2, and tickets are available online.