Kristin Cavallari in Los Angeles, CA on September 28, 2012. Credit: BAUER-GRIFFIN.COM

Attention new Chicago moms (we're looking at you, Giuliana and Kristin!): Here are some beloved Chi-town kid-and-family-focused shops, eateries and destinations to visit now.

Little Beans Cafe

This massive coffee house -- offering gourmet goodies for adults -- also boasts a huge play space plus daily classes and events for little ones.

Building Blocks Toy Store

For some old-fashioned fun, head to this toy shop on Lincoln Avenue, which focuses on non-electronic childhood favorites (think Playmobil sets and handcarved wooden blocks).


Want to dress your kid like a mini-rockstar? Check out this fun boutique full of funky clothes, shoes, toys and accessories.


Entire families line up for the signature hot dogs at this beloved Chicago eatery, which first opened for business in 1963.

Legoland Discovery Center

Who doesn't like Legos? This huge indoor space located just outside Chicago boasts play areas, rides, and a Lego Factory tour.