- 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.
One of only two mountain bike trails in northwest Indiana, Imagination Glen Park features a 10-mile trail for biking, hiking and dog walking. The trail offers a range of difficulty to match the skill levels of different users.
The family-friendly athletic facility of North Park contains amenities for a variety of outdoor sports. These include tennis and basketball courts, soccer fields, baseball and softball fields, and areas for cross country skiing.
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276 E Saddle Back Road, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 MoreLess Info
The Kids Castle At Deerpath Park is a community playground project which resulted in a volunteer-built playground structure. The surrounding Deerpath Park also features fishing spots, tennis courts, softball fields, and picnic tables.
Spendthrift Charters provides private fishing charters on Lake Michigan. Visitors can embark on fishing trips captained by licensed members of the Coast Guard ranging from 5 to 8 hours, and can fish for perch, salmon and trout.
The Enchanted Forrest is a 36,000 square foot playhouse, where children can glide on inflatable slides, try a laser tag game, mini golf or any of the many video games. In here, the entire family can have a good time at the local pizza store.
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.
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635 N Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 MoreLess Info
A public water park, Vernon Hills Family Aquatic Center features zero-depth pools for lap swimming and recreational use, a 700-foot lazy river and water slides. It also offers a sand playground, lockers, lounge chairs and a snack bar.