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Old 10-01-2018, 04:54 PM   #1  
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Im planning on non-revving my family to Chicago in a couple of weeks. What are some good places to take a six year old and ten year old? Sights, entertainment, food, etc.


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Top 5:

Any museum.
Navy Pier Ferris Wheel.
Wrigley Field (assuming there's a game).
Sear's Tower (Willis Tower) Skybox
Lou Malnati's deep dish pizza (best, IMHO)

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Great list zero zero! I would also add Lincoln Park Zoo to the list. The kids may find the Bean at Millennium park cool as well.
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Museum of Science and Industry!
Adler Planetarium
Shed Aquarium
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Great list zero zero! I would also add Lincoln Park Zoo to the list. The kids may find the Bean at Millennium park cool as well.
Thanks.
How could I forget the zoo? It's free! Totally appropriate for a pilot and his family.

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Thanks. Planning on staying at a decent Crew rate hotel not far from the airport. Would it be best to take everyone on the train and use buses and feet to get around downtown?


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Chicago has an excellent trans system, cards available at airport CTA entrance, put as much money as you will need on it. It is a debit card so be careful putting it next to a reader. Fastest way around town by far. Might have to cab it to Museum of Science & Industry. Have fun, great time of year.
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Chicago has an excellent trans system, cards available at airport CTA entrance, put as much money as you will need on it. It is a debit card so be careful putting it next to a reader. Fastest way around town by far. Might have to cab it to Museum of Science & Industry. Have fun, great time of year.
Agreed. If you decide not to use public transit I would highly recommend using Uber or Lyft.
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Thanks all for the suggestions. Can anyone recommend good hotels to stay with the family? Indoor pool is a must.


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How about a cheezborger cheezborger?

Home - The World-Famous Billy Goat Tavern

The Michigan Ave. location is the original.
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