Giant Map of Fun: Outdoor Places to Go with Kids

Outdoor Places to Go

With the weather thawing out even a little bit, I’m so excited to be out and about again! These outdoor places to go with kids help alleviate my kids’ cabin fever like nothing else. We all know Chicagoland weather can be . . . temperamental . . . so we’ve got ideas for snowy days and those glorious afternoons when spring seems to have come early, too.

Map of Outdoor Destinations to Visit with Kids

Click on the icons above for a short description and link to our coverage, or check out the key below!

Forest Preserve, Park District, and Other Nature Areas


Destination Playgrounds

We’re looking forward to getting back on the playground as soon as the snow melts! If you want to mix it up from your neighborhood playground, these extra-special parks are worth checking out:

Art and History Outdoors


Mini Golf

Outdoor Adventure


Snow Tubing and Tobbaganing

Looking for more inspiration? We update our page of outdoor things to do with kids all the time!

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