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4 Fun Spring Break Activities for the Whole Family

Spring break is right around the corner – are you prepared? Whether you’re planning a spring vacation or staycation, you’ll need activities for the whole family to enjoy. Lucky for you, we’ve rounded up our top family-friendly to-dos in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, so get ready to unplug and go play!

Go on a Hike

Grab your walking stick and fill your backpack up with plenty of fluids and trail mix and hit the trails! Explore the 18 miles of trails around the Chicago lakefront, or take a short drive out to Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve in Darien and hike any of the 11 miles of marked trails to experience the Rocky Glen waterfall or Sawmill Creek Bluff Overlook. Either way, the kids will be tired out by the end of the day and ready for bed, giving you time to relax and enjoy some me-time spent on your porch or snuggled on the sofa. 

Play at the Park

Pack a picnic and head out for a day at the park! Soak up some of the spring sunshine at one of the many parks Burr Ridge and Chicagoland have to offer. Don’t forget to apply plenty of sunscreen! If it rains, there are also tons of indoor play options such as Ball Factory Playground or Urban Air Trampoline Park to keep the little ones active and entertained for hours. 

Visit a Children’s Museum

With so many options to choose from, you will be able to museum-it-up for a day in Burr Ridge, Chicago, and the other surrounding suburbs. Choose hands-on, interactive options like DuPage Children’s Museum, or step back in time and explore science and history through the ages at Field Museum in Chicago. 

Book A Workshop or Paint Party at the henn house

Tap into your creative side this spring with one of our many DIY workshops or slime parties! Bring your whole family or let the kids gather a group of friends together for a colorful way to spend the day. Enjoy a family workshop, slime party, kids workshop, teen workshop, and more! Browse our shop for design ideas and check out our calendar for upcoming workshop dates and times. 

We are a BYO art studio located in Burr Ridge, Illinois that provides a unique experience for arts and crafts lovers of all ages. All materials are provided for you, just follow our easy instructions, add your own personal touch, and we’ll show you how to leave your mark! Don’t forget to bring your favorite snacks and beverages to munch and sip on while you work.