The month of March is filled with leprechauns and pots of gold.
Even if you're not Irish, the Chicago area has hidden gems to
discover without finding the end of a rainbow.
Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art is so much more than a bunch of
rocks. Jade carvings, a castle carved out of gold and a seriously
challenging scavenger hunt make this a great destination for a
couple hours of fun.
Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, Elmhurst
The Burpee Museum is a small-scale natural history museum worth
the trip to Rockford, especially for young dinosaur enthusiasts.
Here you'll find some of the oldest rocks and bones in Illinois,
all in a very "touchable" kid-friendly atmosphere
Burpee Museum of Natural History, Rockford
Did you know the largest dinosaur egg in the world can be found
in Evanston? See that, along with an impressive collection of bones
and fossils, in the Prehistoric Life Museum, located in the
basement of Dave's Down to Earth Rock Shop.
Prehistoric Life Museum, Evanston