- 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.
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23144 W Renwick Road, Plainfield, IL 60544 MoreLess Info
A 200-acre lake with surrounding habitats comprise the Lake Renwick Preserve - Heron Rookery Nature Preserve. The preserve is home to a wide variety of bird species such as herons and egrets as well as an abundance of plantlife.
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2200 Busse Highway, Des Plaines, IL 60068 MoreLess Info
Belleau Lake Forest Preserve is a park with a network of hiking trails and picnic areas. The lake is a popular fishing spot, and features largemouth bass, bluegill, bullhead catfish, rainbow trout, and others.
Bordering the Fox River, Cornish Park houses historical markers and buildings in addition to providing recreational space. Amenities include an adjoining bike trail, walking path, playground, athletic field, fishing spots and a gazebo.
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Along Madison St. between Harlem Ave. & DesPlaines Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 MoreLess Info
Following along most of Madison Street, the Forest Park Holiday Walk allows participants to enjoy holiday displays and items. The creativity of local merchants are showcased through live window displays with plenty of holiday music being played along the event's pathway.
The Plainfield Fishing Resort is a family owned and operated business that features park benches, picnic tables, restrooms, and swings. The nearby lake is stocked with Large Mouth Bass, Rock Bass, Blue Gill, and Walleye fish.
A family owned and operated business, Wolff's Flea Market hosts over 650 vendors selling a wide variety of wares. The market hosts an array of special events, including showcases for particular kinds of merchandise.