- 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.
Party Fantasy is an indoor recreation and party facility that can be reserved for private parties, but is also open for public play. The facility includes bounce houses, a climbing wall, indoor go karts, redemption games, and other attractions.
100% 23 votes
101 East Canal Street, Utica, IL 61373 MoreLess Info
LaSalle County Historical and Society Museum is dedicated to Utica's history. Here can be found the Barn, where are exhibited agricultural tools dating back to 1875, the restored Aitken School House, built in 1865, and the Blacksmith Shop, built in 1892 and exhibiting items used in that period.
47% 15 votes
555 North Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 MoreLess Info
Featuring eight auditoriums, AMC Showplace Vernon Hills 8 is a movie theater that displays first-run feature films using digital projection. It offers facility rentals for private events as well as a concession area with food and drinks.
100% 5 votes
3101-3167 Patten Road, Highland Park, IL 60035 MoreLess Info
Situated on a prairie, Openlands Lakeshore Preserve offers visitors views of Lake Michigan from its beach. There are several paths that visitors can hike through that can lead them to a ravine.
Matthiessen State Park covers 1938 acres. Besides the unusual rock formations and flora and fauna, the park also has picnic facilities. If in the warm seasons there are available 5 miles of hiking trails, in the cold season 6 miles of ski lanes can be used by the visitors.
Offering jumping fun for all ages, Mega Trampoline is a popular location for birthday parties and other celebrations. Along with wall-to-wall trampolines, the facility is equipped with a play area which includes arcade games and inflatables.
90% 71 votes
5517 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 MoreLess Info
With access to two lakes, Three Oaks Recreation Area offers two marinas for boats, and a beach area for sunbathing and picnics. There is also a boardwalk that visitors can use to view the scenery of the south lake.