No matter which area around Chicago you visit for a quick getaway, there is somewhere different to play, stay or something to discover for your family.
Take your family on a trip back in time to the 1800s. This 54-acre park is packed with activities and sites from the old days. Visit the five buildings or learn the art of blacksmithing, spinning, weaving, sewing or pottery. The farm and village has rides, ponies and beautiful scenery. Grab your fishing pole to catch and release fish at the lake or simply pack a lunch for a picnic.
A visit to Indian Lakes Resort truly will feel like a mini-vacation. Both parents and kids can enjoy the beautiful, professional golf course. Teens can relax in the invigorating Spa Vargas with special treatments like the Teen Escape Facial. A sand volleyball court, putting greens, a game and billiards room and a horseshoe pit add to the fun. The day will be complete with frozen non-alcoholic drinks at the pool bar, a huge indoor pool and a separate living room. The resort offers a Family Fun Package complete with tickets to the local theater and LEGOLAND.
Even though it's May, it's still not too late to kick that New Year's resolution into gear for the whole family. Show everyone that fun and fitness go hand in hand with a huge variety of classes offered. Kids can learn sports skills, tae kwon do, ballet or jazz, even yoga and Pilates. Mom and babies as young as 6 weeks can enjoy baby and me yoga while everyone can partake in family swim time.