Fall Activities in Chicago For Families

Visit the world’s largest corn maze in Illinois

Visit the city of Galena and see the changing leaves from above on a hot air balloon ride. Galena On The Fly offers hot air balloon rides from sunrise to sunset, year-round.

The city of Highwood celebrates the 10th annual Great Highwood Pumpkin Festival with a pumpkin festival to rival all others

Some of our favorite routes to drive for leaf peeping include the Illinois River Road, Chicago to Lake Geneva, along the shore of Lake Michigan, the Great River Road along the state’s western edge, or heading north to Door County, Wisconsin.