- TripBuzz found 723 things to do with kids in or near Des Plaines, Illinois, including 705 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Chicago, Skokie, Oak Park and Glenview.
- From Mountain View Mine Miniature Golf to Beck Lake Forest Preserve, the Des Plaines area offers 110 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Theaters, Arcades and Bowling.
- Des Plaines, Illinois, is a suburb of Chicago that surrounds the states Des Plaines River. The city is known for its many areas of outdoor recreation, including many natural parks, a forest preserve, a Lake, a river and an aquatic center. Visitors also enjoy the areas many museums, including the first McDonald's Museum.
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Party Time Palace Chicago MoreLess Info
Indoor arena of slides, interactive obstacle courses & bounce houses, mini golf & urban-themed laser tag thrill children of all ages
79% 14 votes
510 E Algonquin Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
Designed after an old mining town theme, Mountain View Mine Miniature Golf is a local 18-hole miniature golf course open to the public. The course is filled with obstacles and is lined with scenic waterfalls, creeks, and bridges.
100% 2 votes
1000 NE River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
A 38 acre forest preserve located between Des Plaines and Glenview, the Beck Lake Forest Preserve is a popular fishing spot for bass, northern pike, carp, catfish, bluegill, and a variety of other fish.
74% 19 votes
2025 Miner Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
Mystic Waters Family Aquatic Center is a large water park that features two 37 foot water slides. The park also features a lazy river for inner tubing, a leisure pool, and a cafe.
65% 20 votes
723 W Golf Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
Inside its 20,000 sqaure foot facility, Party Time Palace offers a variety of entertainment options, from laser tag to miniature golf. The facility also contains indoor bounce houses, inflatable slides, and a mechanical bull.
70% 10 votes
191 S River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
River Rand Bowl is a bowling alley and restaurant with an old school theme. Birthday parties and group hosting is available, as well as league play and various special events.
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123 N 8th Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
The Des Plaines Park District Chippewa Pool is well suited to swimmers of all ages, featuring a zero depth entry, a shallow end with interactive water features, and a drop slide and diving board.
83% 6 votes
Central Rd & E River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
Administered by the city, the Beck Lake Dog Friendly Area is an off-leash dog park that features separate areas for small and large dogs. The park also feature a pond.
100% 8 votes
395 W Algonquin Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
Friendship Park Conservatory is a conservatory featuring well maintained gardens and an indoor atrium. The conservatory is available for events such as weddings, showers, and parties, and is venue to a master gardener program.
80% 10 votes
2200 Lee Street, Des Plaines, IL 60018 MoreLess Info
With running trails snuggly wrapping around a picturesque lake, Lake Park is a favorite leisure spot for Des Plaines locals. The park also features an extensive grassy area with shady trees and picnic areas.
75% 4 votes
2222 Birch Street, Des Plaines, IL 60018 MoreLess Info
The Des Plaines Park District is a park district that includes the Lake Park golf course, the Lake Park marina, and the Mountain View Adventure Center. The district also has a health club and a history center.