- 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.
Wicker Park offers a variety of shopping, nightlife, and dining locations for guests to visit. The location, known as one of the top “hipster” neighborhoods in the United States, features boutique shops and vintage clothing shops.
31% 13 votes
2160 Sycamore Road, De Kalb, IL 60115 MoreLess Info
Carmike Market Square 10 Cinema is a movie theater and amusement center. good movies are up on the showreel and snacks like popcorn and soda complete the movie going experience. It is spacious and fuzzy.
68% 44 votes
16350 S La Grange Road, Orland Park, IL 60467 MoreLess Info
Digital projection and 3D showings are a few ways guests enjoy the current box office hits at Marcus Cinemas Orland Park. There's also an Ultra Screen, which is 70 feet wide and three stories tall.
67% 3 votes
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.
With its soccer fields, two tennis courts, baseball field, basketball court, playground and 'tot lot' the Patrick Sullivan Park is a destination for sports and recreation. It was renamed for the popular park-district commissioner in the late 1990s.
A Ken Killian-designed golf course, the Steeple Chase Golf Course is ranked a top pick in the Chicagoland area. The natural lakes and woods provide a beautiful view as well as a challenge to both beginning and inveterate golfers.
A joint project of the City of Evanston and the Skokie Park District, Pooch Park is an off-leash dog park that spans 2.7 acres. The park has separate areas for small dogs and for agility training, and has water fountains.
Centennial Ice Rink has a main rink and a studio rink where visitors can skate or play hockey or broomball, and where all equipment and the rinks can be rented. It has a concession stand with snacks and refreshments.
Centennial Tennis Courts of Wilmette offer visitors a great location for sports play when visiting. Non-members may reserve one of the eight indoor court spaces twenty-four hours in advanced and have access to the locker rooms and pro shop.