- TripBuzz found 579 things to do with kids in or near Carpentersville, Illinois, including 572 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Glenview, West Chicago, Lombard and Wheaton.
- From Liberty Lanes to Dundee Crown/Tri-Cities Jr Chargers Football, the Carpentersville area offers 110 different types of family activities, including: Hiking Trails, Bowling, Movie Theaters and Parks.
- Carpentersville rests close to the northern border of the state and offers a moderate population that is spread over roughly eight square miles. The rural setting of the town along the Fox River makes it popular for outdoor recreation. There are also still standard city offerings like a shopping mall and movie theater.
A historical theater, featuring one screen, the Catlow Theater in Barrington, Illinois once showed silent films in the late 1920's. The old-time movie theater, made in the Tudor Revival style, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Langendorf Park has a little something for everyone to enjoy, including a fitness center, gymnasium with a track, a skate park and three playgrounds. An aquatic center is also available, along with sand volleyball courts, batting cages and indoor golf.
Featuring artifacts from the Elgin No 5 fire house, the Elgin Fire Barn No 5 Museum displays antique fire fighting equipment, including a hand-propelled hose cart, old helmets and uniforms, a variety of badges, and other memorabilia.
With many sports field to choose from, Ron Beese Park offers visitors outdoor activities like lacrosse, baseball, football, soccer, and more. In addition to sports fields, the park has picnic shelters, community gardens, and a team challenge course.
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S. Northwest Hwy & E Hillside Avenue, Barrington, IL 60010 MoreLess Info
Visitors can explore a 330 acre nature preserve that features a significant heron rookery at Baker's Lake Nature Preserve. The preserve features a variety of unpaved trails for viewing the diverse wildlife that also includes egrets, geese, and coyotes.
Offering summer camp and birthday party packages, North Wall Rock Climbing is an indoor climbing gym with climbing walls and bouldering caves. On Wednesdays, the gym hosts community nights with discounted rates for day passes and rental shoes.
Featuring fifteen state-of-the-art auditoriums, the Marcus Theatres offer a wide selection of film selections for Elgin patrons. The theater also offers a full service drink and snack bar as well a 7- foot wide, three story Ultra screen.
401 Shepard Drive, Elgin, IL 60123 MoreLess Info
Operated and owned by family since 1965, Elgin Lanes is a modern bowling alley with many unique features. Guests can try one of the 30 bowling lanes, 6 billiard tables, join a league, or even host a birthday party.