- 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.
With 10, real-wood lanes, the Wilmette Bowling Center offers both recreational and league bowling. Beer, wine and food are available on-site and the bowling center offers accommodations for special events and parties.
Fishing Connection is a full service fishing outfitter that offers lures, reels, and custom built rods. They also offer live bait that includes night crawlers, red worms, trout worms, wax worms, and leeches.
Stage Coach Players is a musical theater that features live musical productions and has the goal of fostering an appreciation of theatre. The cinema offers bundled ticketing options and has discounts for children under the age of 12.
A 2.6 acre public park, Kracklauer Park offers amenities such as tennis courts, playgrounds, and a covered picnic pavilion that can be reserved for private events. The park houses a dance studio, as well, and hosts a summer concert series.
The Fort Hill Heritage Museum is a historical museum that offers free admission to people of all ages. The museum has artifacts including pioneer tools, the Mundelein House, quilts, antique Lake County maps, and war uniforms.
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Part of the Loyola University campus, the Cuneo Mansion and Gardens was once the home of General Electric founder, Samuel Insull and, later, the residence of the Cuneo family. The site is now used for classes and special events.