We Chicagoans have to put up with a lot. Freezing spring days, rainy summer days, windy fall days and let's not even talk about winter. Thankfully, there are loads of indoor playgrounds throughout the city for those times when a day at the park just won't cut it.
We visited every single one with a 17-month-old girl so you could simply use our guide to figure out the best one for your itty bitty. Click on the title of each location for more details about each one.You might also like:
Cost:$14 per child, $10 per sibling during open play.
Deals: A 30-day membership is $105, a 90-day membership is $160. A 10-pass card is $115.
Best for: Age 2-6: There's a small area for pre-crawlers, but most of the toys are more fun for walkers.
Special activities:Birthday parties.
Children will love:Marketplace, complete with kid-sized shopping carts and a cash register. The boutique is also sure to please, with dress-up clothing that will make any little girl swoon.
Mommies will love: Free coffee and the large parent room that offers magazines, a TV and low lighting for relaxation.