- 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.
A small art gallery in the same building as the Dekalb Chamber of Commerce, the Nehring Cultural & Tourism Center features a variety of exhibits. Some exhibits center on art, while others center on natural or cultural history.
Hidden Creek Aqua Park houses many different water play areas for all ages, including slides, a dump bucket, and diving pool. A deck with lounge chairs, lawn areas, and a concession stand are also available.
An equestrian farm, Tievoli Farm Inc offers an array of equestrian-related services. The farm offers boarding for horses, training, and sales of a variety of riding equipment. Riding lessons for riders of all levels are also available.
Revolution X is an indoor cycling studio that provides a large variety of exercise classes. Classes that are taught at the facility include Level 1 Spin, Tri Curious, Spin and Strength, Themed Spin Bootcamp, and The Gun Show.
The Wilmette Park District Community Recreation Center, features workshops, dance and exercise programs, gymnastics and sports gyms, and an auditorium. With 94,000 square feet and room for special events, it also serves as the base for several community programs.
Dave's Down To Earth Rock Shop sells not only gems and minerals but jewelry, beads, fossils, Native American art and many other artifacts, sculptures and unique items. There is also a free museum downstairs filled with fossils.