The Go West Guide to (August) Summer Fun in Chicago’s far western suburbs.
If you don’t mind traveling a bit off the beaten path, your family will likely enjoy a trip to Summerfield Farm and Zoo in Belvidere.
If your family is going to Day Out With Thomas at the Illinois Railway Museum in Union for the first time this year, Go West readers have lots of advice to share with you.
The Chicago Bears are holding their training camp in Bourbonnais, located just about 80 miles from the far western suburbs. Admission and parking are free, and there are special family days to mark on your calendars.
Summer is fun, but it can also be expensive. Here’s a list of places where two children and a caretaker can have fun for $5 or less.