And parents do not even have to spend a lot of money!
Two mothers from Park Ridge, Ill., gather information about fun family activities for the fall on their web site, Kidwinks.com. Nina Taluc and Jean Lemke joined us in our ABC7 studio to talk about their Fall Fun Guide, and interactive online directory with area fall activities.
1. Apple Picking At Jonamac Orchard
19412 Shabbona Rd.
Corn Maze: $5, Age 2 and Younger: Free
Barn Yard: Children: $6, Age 2 and Younger: Free
Haunted Corn Maze:
Sunday, October 9: Dark until 9 p.m.
Admission: Kids 3 to 12: $8; Adults $10
2.Harvest Fest at Santa's Village Azoosment Park
601 Dundee Ave.
East Dundee, IL
Route 25 and Route 72
Saturdays: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sundays & Holidays: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
$13.50 Seniors 65 & Older
Kids 2 & Younger: Free
$2 off Coupon at Kidwinks.com
3. Pumpkin Farms and PatchesFeaturing The Pumpkin Patch at The Children's Farm
12700 Southwest Hwy.
Palos Park, IL
Animal Barns: Saturdays, Sundays, and Columbus Day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Animal Barns: $4.50; Children Younger Than 2: Free
Kidwinks on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/kidwinks1 and www.facebook.com/#!/FreeThingsToDoInChicagoWithKids
Chicago Area Pumpkin Farms: www.kidwinks.com/FamilyFun/OutdoorKidsActivities/PumpkinFarm/
Chicago Area Apple Orchards: www.kidwinks.com/FamilyFun/OutdoorKidsActivities/ApplePicking/
Chicago Area Fall Events: http://www.kidwinks.com/KidsEvents/Seasonal/Autumn/
Chicago Area Fall Kids Activities: www.kidwinks.com/FamilyFun/SeasonalKidsActivities/AUTUMN/
Chicago Kids Halloween Guide: www.kidwinks.com/KidsEvents/7/ChicagoHalloweenforKidsGuide/11576/