\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nIf you’re visiting Chicago with your family, you’ll want to\r\nexperience all that the city has to offer. From local performances and art to\r\nattractions and shopping, there’s never a shortage of fun things to do. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nAnd, when the weather is warm, like in the springtime, it’s\r\neasy to get outdoors and stay on your feet. Here are the best picks for\r\nexploration when you’re on vacation in Chicago with the whole family. \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nShedd Aquarium \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThere’s nothing more stimulating for a child’s mind that\r\nnature and discovery, intertwined. Kids love animals, and it’s a great way to\r\nlearn more at a young age, outside a schoolroom. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nAt\r\nShedd Aquarium, kids can learn about the different sea creatures and partake\r\nin special experiences, such as lessons, workshops, and even touching certain\r\nanimals. Check out the event calendar for upcoming opportunities. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nNavy Pier \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nRide the remarkable Ferris wheel and experience different\r\nrides, games, and attractions\r\nat Navy Pier on a warm, spring day. You can literally spend hours together\r\nas a family, as there are so many fun things to do, that’s fit for everyone. If\r\nit’s a bit chillier or cloudy, you can also watch a movie, on the big IMAX\r\nscreen, as well or grab a bite at one of the many dining options. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nMillennium Park \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nSpend a nice day outdoors in Millennium\r\nPark, where you can roam around on foot, bike, or Segway, splash around in\r\nCrown Fountain, or head to Maggie Daley Park to have some fun in the\r\nplayground. There are also great restaurants near by, so when you’re done\r\nworking up an appetite, you can easily find a delicious meal to sink your teeth\r\ninto. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThe River Walk \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nTake a walk, jog, or run along the River Walk, and take in\r\nsome of Chicago’s most breathtaking views along the river. You can look at\r\ndifferent buildings, and see the city from various angles, depending on just\r\nhow far you go. You can also take short breaks along the way, stopping for a\r\nbite of gelato, a glass of wine, or a photo-op. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nInterested in booking your next trip to Chicago at the\r\nFairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile? Click here for\r\nreservations!