- TripBuzz found 647 things to do with kids in or near Glenview, Illinois, including 623 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Chicago, Skokie, Oak Park and Evanston.
- From Kohl Children's Museum to Flick Outdoor Pool, the Glenview area offers 110 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Swimming Pool, Playgrounds and Skating Rinks.
- Recognized as a suburban village north of downtown Chicago, Glenview is a residential community that is home to various family-friendly parks and many species of wildlife. Visitors can enjoy the areas forest preserves and Farmer's Markets that take place throughout the year, as well as the local museum, theatre and shopping.
Surrounding Lake Glenview, Gallery Park is an interactive park where locals can hike three different trails, fish at 8 designated locations, catch a performance at the amphitheater, or play a game at one of the many ball fields.
Habitat Park is an often overlooked 2 acre outdoor exhibit at the Kohl Children's Museum. Climbing structures, a maze, water painting wall, alternative energy exhibit, sensory garden, interactive sculpture trail with numerous activities are some of the activities available.
The most notable feature of Swenson Park, a spacious, community-managed public area, is its skate park section, which draws skateboarders from around the area. The park also offers basketball courts, ball fields, and numerous picnic areas.
The Glenview History Center is a museum and library dedicated to preserving, nurturing, and promoting an awareness of Glenviewâ€™s local history. Attractions include the Hibbard Library, various educational programs, and the Farmhouse Museum.
Jackman Park is a community park offering a number of amenities for visitors to enjoy. These amenities include a playground geared towards park's younger visitors as well as an open grassy area where live concerts are hosted during the summer.
Visitors can explore an outdoor history and nature museum that spans 143 acres across diverse prairie grove land at The Grove. The Grove features a variety of native plants, animals and nature trails, and offers workshops and hands-on programs.