Tag Archives: Chicago Student Trips

Illinois Holocaust Museum

Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center Another highly culturally enlightening place to visit in Chicago is the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, located in Skokie. The motto of this museum is powerful and sobering at the same time, stating ‘Remember the Past, Transform the Future’. There is a powerful spirit of dedication to both…
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National Museum of Mexican Art

National Museum of Mexican Art While in Chicago you should most definitely explore the many different cultural facets throughout, such as the National Museum of Mexican Art. Within this Skokie (35 minutes away from Downtown Chicago) museum wonder, you will find an insightful and impressive bevy of Mexican, Latino, and Chicago art and culture. This spot…
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Jane Addams Hull-House

Jane Addams Hull-House Jane Addams Hull-House is a highly integral architectural and social establishment in Chicago, a Near West Side gem that sits at the University of Illinois. Open 10-4, this mansion turned museum allows your group to explore the ‘dynamic memorial to a social reformer’, the entire establishment dedicated to Jane Addams Hull (the…
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Chicago Children’s Museum

Chicago Children's Museum Located conveniently at the Navy Pier, the Chicago Children’s Museum is one of the most family-friendly and kid-oriented places you can visit in the Windy City. This 3-story education and entertainment center provides hands-on exhibits for families and kids alike, the overall goal of the museum to ‘improve children’s lives by creating…
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Comedy Sportz Theater Chicago

Comedy Sportz Theater Chicago Comedy Sportz, or CSz Theater Chicago, is the ‘all ages comedy as a sport’ entertainment event in the Windy City, the ‘longest running game based short improv comedy show' in the Chicago area. Considered to be the comedy capital of the world, this is a huge feat for this theater! Open…
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Six Flags Great America

Six Flags Great America Located just 1 hour north of Chicago, considered to still be within the Chicago Metro area, your group will find Six Flags Great America, one of the most entertaining and exciting places to visit for Chicago recreation. At this particular Six Flags (Gurnee Illinois) you will find 304 acres of pure…
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Oak St. Beach

Oak St. Beach [caption id="attachment_39536" align="alignright" width="425"] Oak Street Beach Credit City of Chicago[/caption] Oak Street Beach is a Lake Michigan shining gem, an urban-set beach at North Lake Shore Drive, within the Gold Coast/Streeterville neighborhoods. This beach will give your group a great opportunity for exercise and fun, not to mention an incredible view…
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Lunch and Dinner in Chicago

There are countless options for dining around Chicago, from ethnic street foods to iconic deep-dish pizza and Chicago Dogs, but these options are our top choices for group-friendly Chicago dining experiences. Giordano's - Arguably the best deep dish pizza in the nation, definitely the best in Chicago, lies within the Navy Pier and goes by…
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Chicago Chinatown

Chicago Chinatown [caption id="attachment_39529" align="alignright" width="425"] Chicago Chinatown Credit Adam Alexander Photography Photo Courtesy of Choose Chicago[/caption] Chicago Chinatown is one of the most culturally enlightening and educational spots in the entire city for your students to visit, the city within a city located on the South Side near the McCormick Conference Center (Cermak and…
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Chicago Botanic Garden

Chicago Botanic Garden [caption id="attachment_39496" align="alignright" width="425"] Chicago Botanic Garden Butterflies and Blooms by Bill Bishoff Courtesy of Choose Chicago[/caption] 385 acres of Cook County natural oases await your group at the Chicago Botanic Garden, one of the ‘world’s great living museums and conservation science centers’. This local Chicago forest preserve is situated on nine…
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