- TripBuzz found 43 things to do with kids in or near Normal, Illinois, including 22 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Bloomington.
- From Anderson Aquatic Center to Normal Cornbelters Baseball, the Normal area offers 52 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Movie Theaters, Theaters and Swimming Pool.
- Located in the center of the state of Illinois is the city of Normal. It's unique name has gained the area popularity with tourists and it's the home of the main campus of Illinois State University. The thriving college town attracts visitors each year to experience the local museums, art deco classic theater, shops and dining of Uptown Normal.
James Milliken Homestead is the former residence of James and Anna Millikin and is open for tours. Millikin's founded Millikin University, Millikin Bank, and Millikin Estate Trust and in 1974, the Homestead was added to the Register of Historic places.
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The Macon County Historical Society Museum is an educational museum that has the goal of protecting thousands of artifacts, documents, and photographs for future generations. The museum holds educational events and community fundraisers.
Sand Creek Conservation Area has more than 7.5 miles of hiking and equestrian trails, spread across forest, prairie and floodplain. A historic road runs through the trail, as well as creeks which must be forded.
Putt Zone Fun Center has two 18 hole mini golf courses, five batting cages with pitching machines, two trampoline basketball units and a robot boxing attraction. Their covered pavilion area provides seating for up to 100.
Centennial Park Champaign offers numerous areas for sports, including tennis, basketball, baseball, soccer and swimming. There are numerous walking paths, a playground, picnic areas, outdoor grills, and a hill for sledding in the winter months. Food and drink are available at seasonal concession stands.
A small, manageable zoo geared toward younger visitors, the Scovill Children's Zoo features a collection of animals including grey wolves, meerkats, giant tortoises, and many more. There is also a play area for kids.