- TripBuzz found 44 things to do with kids in or near Normal, Illinois, including 23 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.
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.
Opened for the first time in 1913, the Art Theater is an independent theatre meant for true moviegoers. It can be rented for special events, such as private movie screening, corporate meetings and even weddings.
Home to more than 400 animals from the 6 continents, Scovill Zoo welcomes each year nearly 100,000 visitors. Besides the regular attractions, this zoo also offers educational programs for children, including winter classroom programs.