- 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.
888 Tower Rd, Unit E, Mundelein, IL 60060 MoreLess Info
With products ranging from incandescent light bulbs to sea form sculptures, Patterson Glassworks displays the work of a local fusion and hot glass artist. It also hosts community art classes for glass blowing, making paper weights, and more.
The Wilmette Children's Theatre supports arts in the community by involving young local actors. The shows conducted during the yearly performance season also cater specifically to families with plays and musicals that are appropriate for children.
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500 Speedway Boulevard, Joliet, IL 60433 MoreLess Info
Richard Petty driving is an experience in itself. It has a great lap riding facilities and some decent rides. The events are well organized. There is enough space for spectators. Waters and souvenirs are available.
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2780 Channahon Rd, Joliet, IL 60436 MoreLess Info
Joliet's Splash Station Waterpark is an attraction that offers many water features such as a six person slide, body slides, tube slides, lazy river and zero depth pool. The water park also includes a sandy play area.
With a host of arts and fitness programs available, West Ridge Center has dance studios, classrooms, and playgrounds in its facility. Visitors can enroll their children in classes like martial arts, ceramics, and more.
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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.
The Skokie Lagoons is an assortment of pools and channels covering 894 acres and located just inland of Lake Michigan. Public boat access with an assortment of fishing is available along with picnic areas and hiking trails.