- 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.
Surrounding Lake Glenview, Gallery Park is an interactive park where locals can hike three different trails, fish at 8 designated locations, catch a performance at the amphitheater, or play a game at one of the many ball fields.
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A large indoor water park, Splash Landing Aquatic Center features a variety of aquatic amenities. The facility has a lap pool, a zero depth pool, a whirlpool, a therapy pool, and a play area with water slides.
The Skokie Lagoons is an assortment of pools and channels covering 894 acres and located just inland of Lake Michigan. Public boat access with an assortment of fishing is available along with picnic areas and hiking trails.
A fenced-in section of Gallery Park, Little Bear Garden is designed for smaller children to play and explore. There is a storytelling corner that often features live storytelling, as well as a shrubbery maze and a splash play area.
Offering recreational classes for ages 4 months to 12 years, The Little Gym of Glenview provides children with engaging opportunities to play and gain confidence in their abilities. These classes include gymnastics, sports, dancing, karate, and more.
Fairy Castle is a live entertainment venue and performance company that specializes in character entertainment for kids' events. The group offers birthday parties, princess parties, and costumed entertainment for all sorts of special events.
The Roosevelt Outdoor Pool is a public pool open to local residents during the warmer months of the year. A large play pool with zero-depth entry, deep water drop slides, and a 5-lane activity pool are among the facilities available.