Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park
Hours: Open 24-hours daily year-round
This is a great place to bike, jog or walk, even with a stroller or a few kids on training wheels in tow. Two miles of landscaped park are studded with more than 60 sculptures. Kids will enjoy the life-size, brightly colored horses or the many other giant sculptures. Visit the website before you visit and download a family guide filled with clues, questions and information that serves as an interactive introduction to the sculptures. Check website for free tours offered during the summer.