My husband will be going to Chicago in mid-July to work, so my kids and I have decided to join him. I've never been to Chicago, so I'm looking for fun, exciting, unique things to do. We'll be staying at the Rosemont Hyatt near the airport I believe.
I live in San Diego, so the normal tourist stuff you find in each city isn't what we're looking for - zoo, tour buses around town, etc. Driving in the city, or distances is not an issue for us as we're used to traffic, etc.
If you had friends or family coming into Chicago for just a few days - what sorts of things would you recommend they do? What is unique to Chicago? Is there anything out of the ordinary that you find fun or interesting?
My kids are 12 and 11, and we're very open minded to all sorts of adventures.
I will keep looking at all the websites for ideas, but thought I'd ask here to get personal experiences.
Thanks for any input or suggestions...