- TripBuzz found 617 things to do with kids in or near West Chicago, Illinois, including 595 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Oak Park, Glenview, Aurora and Lombard.
- From Coyote Crossing Mini Golf to Turtle Splash Water Park, the West Chicago area offers 108 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Golf and Bowling.
- Home of the West Chicago Prairie Forest Preserve, the city of West Chicago is known for scenic outdoor adventure. One of the largest, and best preserved, prairies in all the northwest, it offers beautiful views and wildlife viewing. Other points of interest include a living history farm, dining and shopping.
Affiliated with and hosted by Rock Valley College, the Starlight Theatre features a retractable roof that allows for theater under the stars on clear nights. The theater brings famous shows to town, and also hosts original works.
A movie theater multiplex and part of the Cinemark theater chain, Tinseltown USA shows primarily first run Hollywood films in fully digital video and audio. The theater offers discount matinees and a variety of refreshments.