A Day Away: Fab Family Vacations Within 6 Hours of Chicago

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Families living in and around Chicago have a nice array of kid-friendly getaways within a day's drive, with possibilities stretching from Wisconsin to Ohio. These popular suggestions can all be reached in six hours or less, based on the estimated drive time from Mapquest.com.