- TripBuzz found 93 things to do with kids in or near Dekalb, Illinois, including 83 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like St. Charles, Geneva, Cherry Valley and Elgin.
- From NIU Convocation Center to Mardi Gras Lanes, the Dekalb area offers 104 different types of family activities, including: Bowling, Movie Theaters, Other Entertainment and Theaters.
- Home to over forty natural parks and community facilities, the city of Dekalb, Illinois offers natural beauty and outdoor recreation to the residents and visitors of the area. The city features many golf courses, local parks and forest preserves throughout, as well as many museums, shops and a historic district.
Covering 6,800 yards, Orchard Valley Golf Course is listed by Golf Digest with 4 ½ stars. Besides the obligatory natural challenges, in here can also be found a practice centre and a restaurant serving American classical dishes.
83% 6 votes
5900 S. Perryville Road, Cherry Valley, IL 61016 MoreLess Info
A 60-acre wilderness preserve, the Espencheid Memorial Forest Preserve is a natural spot to launch a kayak or canoe in the Kishwaukee River. The preserve itself is full of mature oak trees, and offers scenic woodland views.
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.
Running along Fox River, Pottawatomie Park provides access for fishing and boating and also has a trail along the river. The park features a miniature golf course, playgrounds, picnic areas, sports facilities and an amphitheater for events.
75% 4 votes
38W235 Big Timber Road, Elgin, IL MoreLess Info
Burnidge Forest Preserve/Paul Wolff Campground is a 625 acre nature preserve populated by woodlands and prairie. Visitors will find 9 miles of multipurpose trails as well as a fishing pond. The preserve is also home to a variety of wildlife.
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101 S 3rd Street, St. Charles, IL 60174 MoreLess Info
Providing classes for all ages and skill levels, 3rd Street Dance & Theater Academy teaches visitors how to dance in the styles of ballet, jazz, and tap. The academy hosts an annual recital where visitors can watch students perform.