- TripBuzz found 150 things to do with kids in or near Lansing, Illinois, including 148 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Chicago, Tinley Park, Gary and Orland Park.
- From Lan Oak Lanes to Lansing Cinema 8, the Lansing area offers 103 different types of family activities, including: Bowling, Movie Theaters, Parks and Theaters.
- A small village just outside of Chicago, Lansing is home to the famous outfielder, Curtis Granderson. The city is rich in history which is preserved and shared with both residents and tourists at its local museum. Its downtown area is equipped with lots of outdoor parks including a public flower garden and farmer's market. Lots of shopping and dining opportunities are also available in this Chicago suburb.
A horror-themed amusement attraction, Reapers Realm features three different areas: The Reaper's Woods, The Reaper's Mansion, and The Carnevil. The attraction also features a dark zone that visitors must navigate with flashlights.
A live performance venue with a community focus, the Theatre at the Center presents a seasonally-changing slate of dramatic productions. Performances include dramas, musicals, and a special program of plays for young audiences.
Covering 6.5 acres, the Community Veterans Memorial depicts the major conflicts which shaped the 20th century with sculptures and life-size monuments. From WWI to the Desert Storm, the memorial is dedicated to all war veterans.
Centennial Park features playground equipment for children to enjoy during their visit. Additionally, the site also features spacious fields, banquet halls, a flower garden, a fishing pond, a bike park, and restrooms.
Located in Hammond's Hyde Park neighborhood, Beatniks on Conkey is a combination coffee house and black box theater. The venue hosts plays, variety shows, musical performances, and comedy, and serves a variety of refreshments.
Featuring both new and seasoned talent from the Hammond area is the Towle Community Theater. The theater features a selection of stage plays and musicals throughout the year, nurturing local talent and bringing culture to the local community.