Tours in CHICAGO with kids

“Please, sir, can I have some tours?”

Why, of course you can! Tours are the ultimate way for the family to experience a city or attraction, and in Chicago, Illinois there are certainly lots to choose from! 

Why not take the family on a city tour? It’s a great way to not only see this amazing The Prairie State  city, but a great way for kids to LEARN about the city too! You can never have too many fun facts to tell friends!

Why not take a nature tour? There are plenty of places to go with kids in and around Chicago, with some spectacular wildlife and wilderness to explore and experience. You might be surprised how quickly the scenery changes!

A tour that can take you back in time? Sounds exciting! Historical tours are always a great experience with children, because they can use their imagination as they recount incredible and iconic events that happened right where they are standing!

Wildlife tours, ghost tours, food tours….see another side of Chicago!

May the tours be with you!

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  • 360 Chicago

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    (1 miles) Chicago

    360 Chicago will take you to amazing heights with a unique open-air skywalk - 94 stories above the windy city!

  • Amish Acres

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    (88 miles) Nappanee

    80 acres of fascinating historic farm and heritage resort that lets families experience the lifestyle of the Amish through guided tours. With farm animals, musical theatre, food, crafts, and shops. A ...

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  • The Field Museum

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    (1 miles) Chicago

    Travel back in time across 4.6 billion years, where kids can come face to face with a T-Rex, explore an Egyptian Tomb and shrink down to the size of a bug! Great Chicago fun!

  • Museum of Contemporary Art

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    (1 miles) Chicago

    Explore the world of art as it has been since 1945, with paintings, sculptures and even performance! A very cultural day out for kids in Chicago!

  • Adler Planeterium

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    (1 miles) Chicago

    Great fun in Chicago - and space! - at the Adler Planetarium, with three theatres and a number of fascinating exhibits.

  • Chicago Childrens Museum

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    (1 miles) Chicago

    Chicago Children's Museum's mission is to create a community where play and learning connect. One of the family places to visit if you're looking for fun things to do in Chicago with kids.

  • Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum

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    (3 miles) Chicago

    offers children (ages 4-12) and families the opportunity to learn about art and culture through our weekend, after-school and summer classes.

  • The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

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    (3 miles) Chicago

    An amazing experience in the heart of Chicago, where the family can have a nature and science filled family day out at this Nature Museum.

  • DuSable Museum of African American History

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    (6 miles) Chicago

    The DuSable Museum of African American History is the first museum of its type in the country and is the only major independent institution in Chicago established to preserve and interpret the ...

  • Museum of Science and Industry

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    (6 miles) Chicago

    One of the worlds largest science museums, home to more than 35,000 artifacts - nearly 14 acres of hands-on exhibits designed to spark scientific inquiry and creativity. Great family place to visit ...

  • Kohl Childrens Museum of Greater Chicago

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    (18 miles) Glenview

    - of Greater Chicago is a hands-on learning laboratory for children ages birth to 8. Our 17 hands-on, interactive exhibits are designed to make learning fun for young children. One of the many fun ...

  • DuPage Childrens Museum

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    (28 miles) Naperville

    DuPage Children’s Museum is more than a Museum…we’re a force for early learning! Via interactive exhibits and programs that make learning fun for children and adults playing together, DuPage ...

  • Lake County Discovery Museum

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    (36 miles) Wauconda

    Showcases aspects of local history using intriguing exhibits and hands on features to keep learning fun. Permanent and travelling exhibitions.

  • SciTech Museum

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    (36 miles) Aurora

    SciTech "hands-on" museum boasts over 200 interative exhibits, daily shows, special events and activities. Hours of fun for kids in Aurora!

  • Volo Auto Museum

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    (42 miles) Volo

    30 acres of automobile fun in Illinois, with Hollywood cars, classic cars and a Kids Zone!

  • Hesston Steam Museum

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    (50 miles) La Porte

    History comes alive at the Hesston Steam Museum as real steam locomotives take you on a spectacular two and a half mile journey through deep woods, past lakes and farm fields.

  • Illinois Railway Museum

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    (52 miles) Union

    The Illinois Railway Museum, as you see it today, is the result of decades of effort by a dynamic group of dedicated volunteers. All of the buildings, track, locomotives and cars were assembled here ...

  • Exploration Station

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    (52 miles) Bourbonnais

    A fun interactive museum in Illinois where kids can climb inside a medieval castle, fly a jet plane, and sail on a ship - all part of the hands on discovery experience.

  • Curious Kids Discovery Zone

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    (61 miles) Saint Joseph

    Come to where Learning is Fun! Offering permanent and traveling hands-on exhibits for toddlers to teens. This beach side setting is the perfect place to explore six water exhibits, a climbing wall, ...

  • The Studebaker Museum

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    (72 miles) South Bend

    The Mission of the Studebaker National Museum is to honor and perpetuate the legacy of the rich industrial heritage of the South Bend area, through the display, interpretation, conservation and ...

  • HealthWorks Kids Museum

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    (72 miles) South Bend

    HealthWorks!, a one of a kind place that merges the best of both worlds from children�s museums and health education centers with our own creative spin.

  • Midway Village Museum

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    (75 miles) Rockford

    Interpreters in authentic period clothing bring Northern Illinois history to life in authentic Midway Village and engage students through a variety of hands-on activities--from rope making to ...

  • Hannah Lindahl Childrens Museum

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    (76 miles) Mishawaka

    There�s a place in Michiana made just for you! And this is it - the Hannah Lindahl Children�s Museum! Step inside and you�ll step back in time to a world your grandparents - even your ...

  • Blackberry Farm

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    (40 miles) Aurora

    A surprisingly entertaining historical attraction including museums and exhibits but also rides, traditional craft demonstrations and a great deal of scenic open space to run about in.

  • The History Museum

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    (72 miles) South Bend

    Explore the second oldest historical society in Indiana! Spend your day exploring the fascinating history of the state through exhibits and original artifacts!

  • Old World Wisconsin

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    (81 miles) Eagle

    Who knew history could be so fun?! Explore life in the late 1800s/early 1900s in a very hands-on way. Dig into some 19th century chores, meet farmers and learn what life was really like working and ...

  • Steel Beam Childrens Theatre

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    (35 miles) St Charles

    Daily children's and main stage shows, plus participation theatre in the form of classes, summer camps, workshops and audition-based theatrical productions for children ages 6 to 16.

  • Great Scott

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    (81 miles) Mukwonago

    An entreatingly fun magic show with kid-sized fun suitable for the whole family.

  • Pirates Cove Childrens Theme Park

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    (22 miles) Elk Grove Village

    Buried treasure fun for the kids aged 1 to 9, with the hands-on amusements and entertainment to shivvvvver their timbers! From pirate ships to paddle boats...a great family day out for those little ...

  • Haunted Trails Family Amusement Park

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    (33 miles) Joliet

    14 acres of family amusement park fun in Jollet, with mini golf, go-karts, batting cages, and of course - RIDES - for a year round "Halloween" experience!

  • Santas Village Azoosment Park

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    (36 miles) East Dundee

    Great family fun spending the day in three amusement parks in one...as well as a zoo!

  • Six Flags Great America

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    (37 miles) Gurnee

    Those infamous thrill rides and family fun is waiting at this iconic Illinois theme park - Six Flags! From wet rides to dry and the gentle to the terrifying, they're bigger and better than ever with ...

  • Skokie Water Playground

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    (12 miles) Skokie

    A fun place for the family to cool off in summer, this community water park has slides, play areas and a spray ground!

  • Rainbow Falls Waterpark

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    (21 miles) Elk Grove

    A tropical paradise of thrills and excitement in Illinois! Kids can enjoy a fun house, giant water slides, tot pool, lazy river and more!

  • Pavilion Aquatic Center

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    (21 miles) Elk Grove Village

    Indoor and outdoor lap pools, lagoons, water slides, lessons, parties, and much more in this community aquatic center in Elk Grove!