26 Family Weekend Getaways from Chicago

What are the best family weekend getaways from Chicago and the suburbs? We're collecting a list of fun road trip destinations for a quick family vacation with the kids.

There are plenty of fun things to do in Chicagoland, but it's worth venturing out to explore some of these nearby kid-friendly spots when you have a little time to spare. If you've discovered a place that's perfect for a day or weekend trip from Chicago for families, please share your reviews and tips below to help fellow parents looking to plan something special.


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