- TripBuzz found 543 things to do with kids in or near Vernon Hills, Illinois, including 533 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Skokie, Glenview, Evanston and Niles.
- From Glacier Ice Arena to Vernon Hills Family Aquatic Center, the Vernon Hills area offers 108 different types of family activities, including: Bowling, Playgrounds, Movie Theaters and History Museums.
- Less than an hour from Chicago, Vernon Hills, IL is known for its abundant shopping opportunities. The biggest event of the year in Vernon Hills is the Summer Celebration, which includes carnival rides, a variety of food truck options, and a music performance from headliners such as Lonestar and other country western stars.
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635 N Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 MoreLess Info
A public water park, Vernon Hills Family Aquatic Center features zero-depth pools for lap swimming and recreational use, a 700-foot lazy river and water slides. It also offers a sand playground, lockers, lounge chairs and a snack bar.
A 40-lane bowling center, Brunswick Zone - Hawthorn offers open and league bowling with glow lanes and a pro shop. The center provides private event rooms, a billiard table, a lounge, arcade games and a snack bar.
Spendthrift Charters provides private fishing charters on Lake Michigan. Visitors can embark on fishing trips captained by licensed members of the Coast Guard ranging from 5 to 8 hours, and can fish for perch, salmon and trout.
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276 E Saddle Back Road, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 MoreLess Info
The Kids Castle At Deerpath Park is a community playground project which resulted in a volunteer-built playground structure. The surrounding Deerpath Park also features fishing spots, tennis courts, softball fields, and picnic tables.
Brunswick Zone (formerly known as Hawthorn Lanes) provides 40 individual lanes of ten pin bowling, including GLOW lanes with specialty glow-in-the-dark lighting. Visitors can also access a full video arcade, lounge, snack bar, and pro shop.
Part of the Loyola University campus, the Cuneo Mansion and Gardens was once the home of General Electric founder, Samuel Insull and, later, the residence of the Cuneo family. The site is now used for classes and special events.
Situated on the lake waterfront, Century Park features common park amenities like fishing, a bike trail, picnic areas, a children's playground, and public restrooms. Athletic fields for baseball, softball, and volleyball are also available.
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555 North Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 MoreLess Info
Featuring eight auditoriums, AMC Showplace Vernon Hills 8 is a movie theater that displays first-run feature films using digital projection. It offers facility rentals for private events as well as a concession area with food and drinks.