- 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.
Named after former mayor Walt Bittner, Walt Bittner Park is a neighborhood park featuring a quarter mile walking trail and large open fields. The park also maintains a playground as well as several half-court basketball courts.
Bloomington's Gaelic Park features an array of amenities, including soccer and football fields, basketball courts, and a playground for kids with a variety of equipment. The park also features a scenic lake and stream with a bridge spanning it.
Featuring an extended menu, Carmike Palace Cinema 10 offers a variety of gourmet meal items to eat while watching the latest blockbuster hits in its auditoriums. The chairs have wide arm rests with cup holders and food trays.
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Visitors can play competitive paintball games in a post-apocalyptic themed arena with barrels and other structures with Urban Warfare. The facility also hosts paintball laser tag, a paintless alternative to paintball.
Featuring a number of war displays and memorabilia, Heritage In Flight Museum is especially dedicated to honoring the contribution aviation has played in war efforts. This includes World War II and other conflicts.
A fairground and camping site, Livingston County 4-H Park provides RV sites with water and electrical hookups, a basketball court and playground equipment. The park can be used for picnics, wildlife viewing and tent camping.
Crescent Cinemas first opened its doors in the 1920's. Once a single-screen house, Crescent now is a multi-screen cinema that shows first run movies. Movies are shown in digital projection and Dolby digital surround sound.
Dedicated to the American president, the Lincoln Heritage Museum exhibits artifacts pertaining to Lincoln's life, as well as artifacts from the Civil War. Among these can be found Mary's mourning clothes, as well as her blood stained clothes.