- TripBuzz found 250 things to do with kids in or near Joliet, Illinois, including 229 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Aurora, Wheaton, Naperville and Tinley Park.
- From Silver Cross Field to Chicago Street Pinball Arcade, the Joliet area offers 108 different types of family activities, including: Race Tracks, Theaters, Parks and Hiking Trails.
- With the fourth largest population in the state of Illinois, with just over 147,000 residents, the city of Joliet offers many landmarks, theatre venues and outdoor recreational facilities. Residents and visitors enjoy the areas many golf courses, bike trails and local parks and the city was the site of the first Dairy Queen in the US.
Silver Cross Field, home to the Joliet Slammers, is more than a clean, affordable park to enjoy a game with the family. The park features picnic patios, movie night specials, and year-round event accommodations.
An old-fashioned arcade devoted to preserving and celebrating the game of pinball, the Chicago Street Pinball Arcade features a wide array of pinball and classic arcade machines. Visitors can also reserve the venue for parties.
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2231 W Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL 60435 MoreLess Info
Featuring 44 lanes, Joliet Town & Country Bowling provides open and league bowling as well as a venue for private parties and events. The center offers a sports bar and grill with lane-side service and casino-style video gaming.
Joliet's Splash Station Waterpark is an attraction that offers many water features such as a six person slide, body slides, tube slides, lazy river and zero depth pool. The water park also includes a sandy play area.
56% 9 votes
1423 N. Broadway St (Rt. 53), Joliet, IL 60435 MoreLess Info
Opened in 1988, Haunted Trails Family Amusement Park & Picnics is an amusement park featuring a number of attractions to enjoy. Two 18-hole mini-golf courses, batting cages, go-karts, and a restaurant are among the amenities offered.
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204 Ottawa Street, Joliet, IL 60432 MoreLess Info
The Joliet Area Historical Museum is meant to show the heritage of this city. Besides the galleries in which the visitor is introduced to local history, in here can also be found a Lunar Lander Simulator, life size models and interactive temporary exhibits.
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Louis Joliet Mall, 3340 Mall Loop Drive, Joliet, IL 60431 MoreLess Info
Joliet's Cinemark Theatre is a franchise of the Cinemark chain, and shows first-run movies in digital video and sound. The theater offers a variety of concessions, including Starbucks coffee and ice cream.