Readers' Choice: Where Do You Go for a Staycation?

Tell us where you head with your family when you take some time off while staying in town.

Sometimes an out-of-town vacation just isn’t in the cards. But that doesn’t mean your time off work or school needs to be any less fun.

There are myriad inexpensive ways in the Chicago area to entertain your family—some of which are even in your own backyard. Where’s your favorite place to go on a Darien-area staycation?

Vote in our poll or click the name of the destination and leave a review. Don’t see your favorite place for a staycation in Darien? Tell us in the comments. Voting closes at noon Friday. We’ll name the local favorite that afternoon.  

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  • One of the Darien Park District parks (, , etc.)
Tom Belczak May 12, 2012 at 02:59 AM
Best keep secret in Darien. The summer at the DSRC is the best three months of my year.
Mike Fergi May 12, 2012 at 03:34 AM
GHreat place to go in the summer . Relax , cook out . Have a great time with freinds


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