Best Of

Summer Fun in Illinois

Check out Illinois’ Top 10 list of fun things to do this summer. You’ll find everything from outdoor fests to wild water parks, rural wine trails, must-see museums, scenic drives and more.



Chicago is known for its world-class museums. Here you can spend the afternoon admiring the works of Monet and Picasso at The Art Institute. Or head to the Museum Campus, where the acclaimed Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum and Adler Planetarium are all conveniently clustered together. Families will enjoy a fun-filled day at the Museum of Science and Industry, where kids love the hands-on learning.