- 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.
Skokie's Exploritorium is a large indoor play space that features an array of educational, creative, and hands-on play areas. It includes a climbing area with tubes and tunnels, musical instruments, a water play area, and costumes.
56% 9 votes
1423 N. Broadway St (Rt. 53), Joliet, IL 60435 MoreLess Info
Opened in 1988, Haunted Trails Family Amusement Park & Picnics is an amusement park featuring a number of attractions to enjoy. Two 18-hole mini-golf courses, batting cages, go-karts, and a restaurant are among the amenities offered.
Oakton Park is a full-featured neighborhood park featuring swimming pools, sports fields, as well as basketball and tennis courts. The park also has playgrounds, picnic areas, barbecue grills and public restrooms on site.
Silver Cross Field, home to the Joliet Slammers, is more than a clean, affordable park to enjoy a game with the family. The park features picnic patios, movie night specials, and year-round event accommodations.
100% 5 votes
1776 Walters Avenue, Northbrook, IL 60062 MoreLess Info
Located in the Northfield Inn, Northbrook Historical Society and History Museum has a top floor that is a recreation of an 1890s Shermerville home with period furnishings and artifacts. The museum contains the Schinleber photograph collection among other exhibits.
93% 40 votes
9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, IL 60077 MoreLess Info
Providing educational tours, Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center has a variety of artifacts for visitors to see, including letters and photographs. The museum has a Hall of Reflection with candles and the names of the victims.
86% 7 votes
4866 Dempster Street, Skokie, IL 60077 MoreLess Info
Paintball Explosion Retail Store is a paintball supply shop that features an array of guns, paintballs, gear, apparel, and accessories. The staff is very knowledgeable about the sport, as most are referees.