One of our favorite places to visit in the winter is Shedd Aquarium. It's a great escape from the chilly Chicago weather and there's always a new creature to meet.
Plus, January and February are packed full of free days so the only thing you have to pay for is a locker for your coat. And don't forget that if you're a Bank of America customer, the first full weekend of every month is always free at Shedd.
To help your family make the most of a trip to Shedd, we've pulled together this list of simple tips.You might also like:
There's one kind of animal that always catches us off-guard when we visit the aquarium. The monkeys. Monkeys at an aquarium. Sure, it may not sound like it makes sense but we love seeing the little titi monkeys climb around above the Amazon Rising exhibit.
If you want to add a game element to your visit, tell the kids about an animal that doesn't seem to belong and see how quickly they can find the quick climbers.