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5 Ideas For Kid-Friendly Winter Fun

Don’t let the cold weather be a reason to put a damper on your family fun! There are still so many things to do in the city, even when it’s not as warm as everyone would like it to be outside. Here are a few fun, indoor ideas that will keep the kids entertained as they anticipate the warmer months, and cruising season!

Lincoln Park Zoo’s Canopy Climbing Adventure
2001 N. Clark St.

Designed to mimic a treetop canopy, little one’s can enjoy this playscape that will make them feel as if they are having their own jungle adventure! The climber is located inside the Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo, and it is a free year-round activity. Tired of climbing? Enjoy everything else the zoo has to offer.

Sod Room
1454 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd floor

The Sod Room provides an eco-friendly and healthy play environment in the South Loop. All toys and equipment are safe, sustainable, and responsibly made. Drop in for open play, host a private event, or attend various workshops and classes to help you in your pursuit to becoming a more eco-minded parent.


Altitude Chicago
404 N. Armour St.

Boasting 14 high energy attractions, this trampoline park is sure to keep the kids entertained! The entire space is designed with safety in mind, with wall to wall trampolines made for jumping, tumbling, and practicing acrobatic activities until the kids are wiped out from having too much fun.


Pump it Up
821 W. Eastman St.

Here everyone in the family can unleash their inner child at this indoor inflatable fun house! A popular birthday party destination, Pump it Up has open jump days where people of all ages can join in on the fun.


Little Beans Cafe
1809 W. Webster St.

A whimsical playscape for the kids with a tasty cafe attached, kids can let their imagination run wild as they create their own world in “Little Beans Village”. The cafe serves Intelligentsia coffee drinks and has a full menu with baked goods, sandwiches, soups and salads, as well as kid-friendly fare.