Covering more than 200 acres and located just outside of Chicago, the Brookfield Zoo is home to unique animals from around the globe. Exhibits include Australia House, Clouded Leopard Rain Forest, Great Bear Wilderness, Pachyderm House, Regenstein Wolf Woods, and Habitat Africa.
Central Park - Oak Brook Park District
Discover an abundance of activities for all age groups at Central Park. You’ll have access to everything from the Tennis Center, Fitness Center, and Family Recreation Center to the Indoor Family Aquatic Center and Central Park West.
Browse and buy at over 100 regional and national retailers at this indoor shopping center in the Chicago suburb of Lombard. Department stores include J. C. Penney, Marshalls, and Von Maur. In addition, there’s a food court, movie theater, and an outdoor collection of shops.
This venerable sports and entertainment venue is situated on the west side of Chicago. You can catch the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association and the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League. Concerts and family shows round out the United Center’s line-up.
Art Institute of Chicago
This eclectic art museum in Grant Park in Chicago boasts a permanent collection rich in Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works. Other highlights you’ll enjoy are Egyptian, Asian, and Islamic art as well as classic pieces from the Old Masters and American and European decorative arts.