- TripBuzz found 105 things to do with kids in or near Edwardsville, Illinois, including 87 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like St. Louis, Florissant, Alton and Belleville.
- From Edison's Entertainment Complex to Children's Museum of Edwardsville, the Edwardsville area offers 68 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Bowling, Amusement Parks (All Ages) and Playgrounds.
- Edwardsville is the administrative center of Madison County, Illinois. In 2010, Family Circle magazine named it in the 'Top 10 Best Towns for Families. The third oldest city in Illinois, Edwardsville is home to the first movement of settlers into Illinois in 1818. A variety of parks, trails, and cultural centers make this city their home.
Featuring boutique bowling lanes, Edison's Entertainment Complex offers a bowling alley, bar, buffet, arcade, laser tag, and more. There are large widescreen TVs that play sports games above the bowling lanes.
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722 Holyoake Road, Edwardsville, IL 62025 MoreLess Info
The Children's Museum of Edwardsville features interactive exhibits and programs for young children. Through play, kids are able to learn about everything from recycling and dentistry to fitness and nature.
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University Park Dr, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL 62026 MoreLess Info
SIUE Cougar Lanes welcomes both students and non-students, and it can be booked for birthday parties. This family-friendly bowling alley will provide hours of fun, and it also features a gaming room and pool tables.
On the campus of Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville, Ralph Korte Stadium is the venue for at home soccer competitions. Also equipped with an oval track, it is also used for track meets and other outdoor events.
80% 5 votes
112 S. Kansas Street, Edwardsville, IL 62025 MoreLess Info
The Edwardsville Public Library is the home to traditional books, music, and movies, but also features an extensive digital collection of films and ebooks as well that can be checked out. Educational programs for children and adults are regularly offered.
A family run horse facility, Liberty Prairie Farms provides quality care for horses. Also for horse enthusiasts, the farm offers both horseback riding lessons and training in horse handling. Other services include saddle fitting, boarding and horse leasing.
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6314 Center Grove Road, Edwardsville, IL 62025 MoreLess Info
Playgrounds for both young children and pre-teens can be found at Edwardsville Township Community Park. It also features a skating rink and areas that are ideal for picnics or hosting outdoor parties.