CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score

Activities

Ice skaters show off their skills (or lack of) at Millennium Park's McCormick Tribune Ice Rink on Friday, November 30th. (Credit: Mason Johnson / CBS)

Best Ice Skating In Chicago

Ice skating can be a great way to have fun during winter without having to do the full-on snowman building or tobogganing. Chicago has a number of rinks to choose from, both indoor and outdoor, so you won’t let winter drag you down this year.

12/27/2013

(Credit: bentleyscb.com)

Best Spots To Find Winter Gear For Pets In Chicago

Keep your dog, cat, fish or snake warm this winter by checking out the selection of cold-weather gear from the following five stores in the Chicago area.

12/20/2013

(Credit: christkindlmarket.com)

Best Places To Go Caroling In Chicago

Caroling seems to have dwindled in the popularity category when it comes to favorite holiday activities. However, it’s never too late to start up a new annual tradition, whether it’s solo or with the family.

12/13/2013

(credit:Steve Hardy/CBS Local)

Best Mall-Free Places To Take Photos With Santa In Chicago

Have you been naughty or nice this year? If you’re looking for a place in the Chicago area to take pictures with Santa Claus, but without heading to the mall, then check out the following list.

12/06/2013

(Credit: Chicago Children's Museum's Facebook)

Best Bad Weather Activities For Kids In Chicago

Whether you’re looking for your child to exert energy or something to help stimulate their minds, the weather doesn’t always have to be a factor in choosing your next outing with the little ones.

11/29/2013

(Photo Credit: McDonald's® Thanksgiving Parade's facebook)

Best Activities For Kids In Chicago Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Thanksgiving weekend is a great time to partake in some activities with the kids. Whether it’s the changing weather, unlimited Chicago events or the spirit of the holiday; take advantage of time off from school to enjoy some family fun.

11/22/2013

(Credit: idechristmastrees.com)

Best Christmas Tree Cutting Experiences In The Chicago Area

Check out the different tree farms surrounding the Chicago area to find out which is the best fit for your family this year.

11/15/2013

A Christmas Story (credit: goodmantheatre.org)

Best Unique Holiday Experiences For Kids In Chicago

Bundle up and head out for some fun this winter break with the following five holiday activities in Chicago.

11/08/2013

(Credit: allseasonsorchard.com)

Best Corn Mazes Near Chicago

Corn mazes can be a great way to get the kids outdoors and enjoy the fall season in a number of farms just outside of the Chicago area.

11/01/2013

(Credit: chicagoparkdistrict.com)

Free Fall Activities For Families In Chicago

Fall is filled with some great opportunities for outdoor activities for families in Chicago. Take advantage of some of the free activities offered around the city and have fun without breaking the bank.

10/25/2013

(credit: goebbertspumpkinpatch.com)

Best Pumpkin Patches Near Chicago

Here are five of the best pumpkin patches in the area. Be sure to explore at least one this fall.

10/18/2013

(Credit: sarahbridal.com)

Guide To Preparing For Your High School Dance In Chicago

Take advantage of the many different venues offered in Chicago to ensure your dance is properly prepared for.

10/11/2013

(Photo Credit: Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference's Facebook)

Best Neighborhoods For Trick-Or-Treating In Chicago

Are you looking for a new neighborhood to check out for trick-or-treating? Take this list of the following five Chicago neighborhoods and explore a new area this Halloween.

10/04/2013

(Photo Credit: thedrakehotel.com)

Best Places To Host A Wedding Reception In Chicago

Celebrate your wedding day in a most extraordinary way. The Chicago area has many fabulous places to hold a wedding reception, these are just a few.

10/03/2013

(Credit: www.jonamacorchard.com)

Best Apple Picking Near Chicago

Venture just outside of the Chicago area and pick your very own apples in an orchard for a unique experience the whole family can enjoy.

09/27/2013

King the eastern black rhinoceros. (Credit: Lincoln Park Zoo)

A Guide To Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo

Want to spend a day at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo? We give you the lowdown on what to see during your visit.

09/20/2013

(Photo Credit: McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum's facebook)

Best Places In Chicago To Take Family Photos

Instead of opting for the same old bland family photo this year, check out all the different scenic backdrop options that Chicago has to offer.

09/13/2013

(Credit: reconnectwithnature.org)

Best Dog Walking Trails In Chicago

Take your four-legged friend for a quick walk along these five stunning trails in the Chicago area.

09/06/2013

(Credit: mountgreenwoodpark.com)

Best Playgrounds In Chicago

Take advantage of all the different playgrounds Chicago has to offer while still being able to live in the city.

08/30/2013

(Credit: Chicago Academic Tutoring's facebook)

Best ACT And SAT Prep In Chicago

The ACT and SAT exams can be the most important college preparatory exams for your child. Ensure your child is properly prepared by taking advantage of some of the preparatory courses offered in Chicago.

08/23/2013

more

previous