- 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.
With a seasonal beer garden and live entertainment, Tinley Park Bowling Lanes is more than the average bowling alley. The venue caters to parties, private bowling, public bowling, and several mixed skill leagues.
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2590 Southlake Mall Drive, Merrillville, IN 46410 MoreLess Info
Offering RealD 3D technology, AMC Showplace Hobart 12 shows the latest indie and blockbuster films in its auditoriums. Its concession stand offers standard movie snacks like popcorn, in addition to chicken tenders and fruit flavored sodas.
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16798 Parliament Ave, Between 7220-7800 W 167th Street, Tinley Park, IL 60483 MoreLess Info
At 55 acres, Centennial Park is the largest park in the Tinley Park district. The 12 acre lake is stocked with fish every spring to keep visitors coming to the fishing piers and never leaving empty handed.
Visitors to Wolfe Wildlife Refuge can jog and bike on the paved walk path, visit the playground, and play basketball or volleyball on the courts. It's also home to a natural wetlands area with diverse animals and birds.
The Chicago Forest Preserve is a collection of nature trails spanning over 200 miles in total. Visitors to the trails commonly enjoy walking, biking, or jogging and enjoying the natural scenery around them.
Gary Aquatorium is also known as Chanute Aquatorium. It is a flight museum honoring octave chanute and tuskegee airmen. The view of Lake Michigan is stunning here. The private garden on two levels is ideal for organizing events.
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16801 S 80th Avenue, Tinley Park, IL 60477 MoreLess Info
Tinley Junction Mini Golf & Batting Cages features miniature golf with a model railroad running through the course, and batting cages with variable pitch speeds for both hardball and softball. They also have a concessions stand.
With its soccer fields, two tennis courts, baseball field, basketball court, playground and 'tot lot' the Patrick Sullivan Park is a destination for sports and recreation. It was renamed for the popular park-district commissioner in the late 1990s.