Outdoors

Nature Centers for Chicago Kids to Enjoy a Breath of Fresh Air

Nature centers are a family’s best friend.

Where to Dine Outdoors This Winter

Families can have fun dining outdoors during the winter with igloos, heated patios and more thanks to these Chicagoland restaurants.

Best Sledding Hills for Chicagoland Kids

When it snows in Chicagoland, a-sledding we will go.

Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks in Chicago and Suburbs

Hit the rinks for family fun that's totally cool.

Christmas Tree Farms Near Chicago

Make some fun holiday memories with your family by cutting down your own Christmas tree this year.

One BIG Reason to Visit Lincoln Park Zoo This Fall

Brought to you by Lincoln Park Zoo

Family Races and Walks in Chicagoland

Ready, set, go! Most of these races raise money for charities, too.

Hidden Health Benefits of Nature — For You and the Environment

Brought to you by Forest Preserves of Cook County
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