- 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 large-scale water amusement park, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor features a wide array of waterslides, water rides, games, shows, and special events. The park is open seasonally, and offers season passes and flash passes.
Located within Six Flags Great America, Goliath is a roller coaster with a 180-foot drop that broke three Guinness World Records. It has a top speed of 72 mph and offers inversions, overbanked turns and a zero-gravity stall.
Housed in Six Flags Great America, Superman the Ultimate Flight is a steel flying roller coaster in which riders are strapped into harnesses and are positioned parallel to the track, facing the ground - simulating a flying experience.
Vertical Velocity or V2 is one of the main attractions at Six Flags Great America as it is considered to be the theme park's most thrilling roller coaster. Using an advanced electromagnet propulsion system, riders are launched up a 185-foot twisted tower then back up a parallel 185-foot straight tower.