- 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.
From milk shakes to soft serve, Shirl's Drive-In & Lighthouse Miniature Golf offers visitors a variety of frozen treats to enjoy. The golf course is landscaped with rocks and plants, and features a lighthouse structure in the center.
While it is a relatively small zoo, Summerfield Farm and Zoo has a wide variety of animals ranging from domestic to exotic, many of which are rescues. The zoo allows visitors an up-close experience with many of the animals.
The summer house of an elected Chicago mayor, Haines Museum is part of Bowen Park. It is one of the oldest buildings in the community, and it features antique furnishings, artwork, photographs and other memorabilia from the 1800's.
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Featuring professional actors, Bowen Park Theatre Company arranges productions that range from Shakespeare to short contemporary plays. On average, the company offers visitors three different plays a year to watch.
Featuring both new and seasoned talent from the Hammond area is the Towle Community Theater. The theater features a selection of stage plays and musicals throughout the year, nurturing local talent and bringing culture to the local community.