Chicago Kids Summer Fun Guide

05/24/2018 by



kidwinks  Summer Fun Guide for Chicago Kids

Summer is a great time to explore Chicago with your kids, and we've gathered tons of ideas here for you so you can easily find the best ways to have fun in Chicago with your kids this summer.



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Chicago Area Summer Fun Directory

Click any image or link below to get a list of where you can enjoy that particular Chicago area family-friendly summer activity!  Come back frequently - we add to these lists every day!   




Chicago beaches

  Beaches, lakes & rivers 


splash pads and spray parks in Chicago area

Spray parks and splash pads 


Outdoor water parks near Chicago

Outdoor water parks



Outdoor public swimming pools Chicago 

 Outdoor public swimming pools



Chicago boat cruises, kayak rentals, sail boats

Cruises and boat / kayak rentals 



Fishing events for kids

 Fishing events for kids / families



Indoor water parks

 Indoor waterparks



Indoor public swimming pools Chicago area

  Indoor public pools










Free and cheap summer movies in Chicago area.

 Free / cheap summer movies for kids



 Free summer bowling programs for kids in Chicago area.

 Free / cheap summer bowling for kids 


 Amusement parks in Chicago area

Amusement parks



Museums in Chicago



 Botanic gardens in and near Chicago

Botanic gardens



Hiking and biking trails in Chicago area

Biking / hiking trails


Farms and nature centers in the Chicago area

Farms & nature centers



Batting cages in the Chicago area

Batting cages



 Golf courses and mini-golf courses in Chicago area

Golf / mini-golf courses


 Horseback riding for kids in Chicago area

 Horseback / pony rides



 Parks and playgrounds in the Chicago area

 Parks & playgrounds













Looking for summer fun in a particular area? 

  1. Click on any link above and get a list of results.
  2. At the top of the list, click on Map View.
  3. Your list is now changed to pinpoints on a map, so you can see where the action is!



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