lil' james Activities
Explore the best Chicago kid's attractions, sights and culture with James-curated, family-friendly activities and destinations near the Magnificent Mile: (Please see our concierge for more information or to make arrangements.)
The Field Museum – 1400 South Lake Shore Drive
Enjoy amazing collections, innovative exhibits and education programs that explore natural history and science – from the world’s most famous dinosaur to the cultural history of chocolate.
John G. Shedd Aquarium – 1300 South Lake Shore Drive
Dive into fun at the world’s largest aquarium. Shedd Aquarium inspires, entertains and connects people with more than 19,000 aquatic animals from the planet’s water worlds.
Chicago Children’s Museum – 700 East Grand Avenue
An award-winning attraction at Navy Pier, the Chicago Children’s Museum is where kids play, explore, discover, build and dream. This playful Chicago museum features engaging experiences, interactive exhibits and fun activities that inspire young minds.
Lincoln Park Zoo – 2200 Cannon Drive
Get wild in the shadows of the skyscrapers at the historic Lincoln Park Zoo, a natural habitat for over 1,000 mammals, reptiles and birds from around the world.
Navy Pier & IMAX Theater – 700 East Grand Avenue
Chicago’s playground on Lake Michigan, Navy Pier is an exciting entertainment destination with waterfront attractions, entertainment, restaurants, shops, exhibitions and events.
Millennium Park – 201 East Randolph Street
The cultural soul of Chicago, Millennium Park is an urban oasis for art, music, architecture, and landscape design.