- 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.
Surrounded by beautiful gardens and Lake Etta, Lake Etta Co Park is a popular spot for relaxing and recreation in Gary. The park features an expansive playground, large shady trees for picnics and an event space and adjoining pergola for weddings and private events.
Any time of the year is perfect for the CoCo Key Water Resort, a 60,000 square feet indoor water park. Perfect for birthday parties or family getaway, the park features rides on the lazy river, water slides, cabanas, and large arcade.
Opened in 1983, Serves You Right Tennis Services is a tennis training provider that offers private and group lessons, personal coaching and hitting partners. It also provides clothing and accessories along with racket services.
At Quest Water Sports, visitors can rent a variety of kayaks and stand up paddle boards to take out on the region's major waterways. The shop hosts public events like kayak workshops, fishing tournaments, and boat races.