Chicagoans can easily head to the tropics in less than an hour of driving up north. Key Lime Cove, an island-inspired indoor water park resort hotel is a sure-fire family vacation destination in Gurnee, IL. They now also offer more incentive for families to visit. Besides their Paradise Mist Spa for adults, they opened The Enchanted Lagoon Spa for kids (starting at 3 years old) offering services like manicures and pedicures but you can also find an array of fun and frilly girly products.
There are also restaurants, stores, and many fun activities for the families to experience. Check out our video below.