Sometimes you just have to take the kids to the mall. Coats, bags and crowds can be a hassle, but some places make shopping fun. Here are three of our picks to keep your kids happy while they get dragged around shopping.
Yorktown's Treehouse play area is a great spot to burn off some energy for preschoolers. With its location next to a coffee kiosk, mom will enjoy a few minutes off her feet, too. Older kids may feel rewarded with a few frames of bowling at Lucky Strike Lanes.
Highland Avenue and
Butterfield Road, Lombard