101 summer ideas in Chicago for your family


Find some yummy 'summery' treats in Chicago

  1. For a special treat, head to Black Dog Gelato on Damen in Chicago's Ukranian Village. Your kids will like the basic fruit flavors, while you get to indulge in the Goat Cheese Cashew Caramel.
  2. Make homemade pizza and watch a movie.
  3. Take a worldwide trip without leaving Chicago. Visit Chinatown or Little Italy. Try eating something new.
  4. It's backwards day! Start with dinner and have breakfast at night. Wear your clothes backwards.
  5. Make s'mores!
  6. Pick berries and other seasonal fruit. Search "u-pick" on chicagoparent.com for places to go.
  7. Get an Italian ice at Mario's Italian Lemonade stand in University Village, 1068 W. Taylor St., Chicago.
  8. Cook dinner together as a family.
  9. Grab some bubble gum and have a bubble blowing contest.

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