Spend a Fun Day at the Shedd Aquarium

little boy watching a scuba diver in the tank at an aquaimum

Do you want to spend an exciting day learning about marine life from around the world? If so, head to the Shedd Aquarium which has been part of Chicago’s landscape since 1930. It’s where more than two million visitors walk through the door each year to see fascinating animals and sea creatures including: Mantella Frog Known as […]

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North Michigan Avenue is One of the Greatest Avenues in the World

Michigan Avenue or The Magnificent Mile famous for its shopping Chicago, Illinois, USA

A short drive from Oak Park Place is one of the greatest avenues in the world. We are talking about North Michigan Avenue, which is better known as The Magnificent Mile. It’s home to shops, restaurants, museums, and so much more, and is the perfect spot to spend an afternoon. Highlights include: Bloomingdale’s  As Chicago’s flagship […]

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Explore the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

Teepee with a background of Blackfoot writing/ communication symbols.

Did you know that Oak Park Place is near one of the only cultural institutions that exclusively centers on the art, history, and culture of the American Indian and First Nation peoples? We’re talking about the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, and it has welcomed visitors since 1977. The museum features an extensive collection, and […]

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