- TripBuzz found 638 things to do with kids in or near Northbrook, Illinois, including 623 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Chicago, Skokie, Oak Park and Glenview.
- From Nickel City to Northbrook Sports Center, the Northbrook area offers 109 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Movie Theaters, Family Fun Center and Playgrounds.
- Located on Chicago's north shore is the village of Northbrook. Film legend John Hughes hails from the small community and has filmed many of his films scenes throughout the city, including parts of Ferris Bueller's Day Off, the local water tower still inscribed with Save Ferris. The natural parks are also popular with visitors to the area for the scenery and recreational activities.
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West Beach, Indiana Dunes is a beach-side park featuring three looping walking trails. Visitors to the beach can swim (with lifeguards on duty in the summer,) go hiking or bird watching on one of the trails, or go fishing.
Ogden Dunes Beach in Ogden Dunes, Indiana, is not a public beach. In order to visit the beautiful beach in the summer months, you will need to purchase a permit in the town. The mile-long beach is actually divided into two separate beaches: East Beach and West Beach.
With access to a beach and fishing pier, Portage Lakefront & Riverwalk is a popular location for activities and scenic views. It includes a 3,500 square foot public pavilion with restrooms, a snack bar and a meeting room.
The Geneva Lake Shore Path is a 21 mile trail that allows hikers to walk in the backyards of century old mansions in the area. There are two booklets available in local stores that outline two different do -it-yourself walking tours.