- 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.
The Zion Leisure Center is a park and recreation center that hosts a variety of programs and special events. Guests can swim, golf, use the fitness center, or participate in after school or preschool programs.
Founded in 1946, the Zion Park District is a government-run department focused on maintaining parks and offering recreational facilities to the local community. In total, the department oversees more than 752 acres in the many community parks.
As members of the North American League of baseball, Lake County Fielders offers a minor league baseball game experience for its fans. The team is currently looking for a permanent stadium, but plays at local stadiums around the county.
Hammond's Gibson Woods Nature Preserve is administered by Lake County Parks. It offers extensive hiking trails and opportunities for wildlife viewing, as well as an environmental awareness center that hosts educational programs.