Globetotting: 7 Kid-Friendly Tourist Destinations Across the U.S

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Chicago | Navy Pier
Chicago is easily one of the best cities to explore with your family. Make sure you check out Navy Pier, the #1 tourist destination in the Midwest. It's hard to ... more 
Photo by: iStock
Chicago | Navy Pier
Chicago is easily one of the best cities to explore with your family. Make sure you check out Navy Pier, the #1 tourist destination in the Midwest. It's hard to choose among the huge Ferris wheel, IMAX theater, and dinner cruises, so just do them all!
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Fri, May 3, 2013 1:56 PM EDT

Ah, traveling with kids. There is nothing quite like watching your little ones' faces light up when they see Mount Rushmore or the Grand Canyon for the first time. There is also nothing quite like living in fear that a man dressed as Cookie Monster will shove your toddler in the middle of Times Square. Visiting our country's thriving metropolises is a great way to have fun with your children, but it's no big secret that it can also be crazy stressful. So many people! So many places! And SO many things to do. To take some of the pressure off of your inner travel agent, check out these kid-friendly tourist destinations in 15 of America's coolest cities. From baseball games to wooden carousels to Robert Redford landmarks, there's definitely something here to please everyone. Away we go! -By Caitlin Morton

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