- TripBuzz found 766 things to do with kids in or near Addison, Illinois, including 755 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Chicago, Skokie, Glenview and Oak Park.
- From Dave & Buster's to Stardust Bowl of Addison, the Addison area offers 107 different types of family activities, including: Amusement Parks (All Ages), Arcades, Bowling and Movie Theaters.
- The city of Addison takes great pride in preserving its tradition and rich heritage. This is done via historical landmarks and museums such as the Balzer House and Century House. A short drive from Chicago, it also hosts a popular summer festival known as Little Italy Fest-West, an ethnic music festival held in August.
The Belvidere Park District is a center for activities, recreation, and community events. It hosts events ranging from runs, dances, and triathlons to theatrical and musical presentations, and maintains athletic and playground facilities.