- TripBuzz found 78 things to do with kids in or near Merrillville, Indiana, including 75 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Valparaiso, Gary, Hammond and Tinley Park.
- From Stardust Bowl No 2 to Funflatables, the Merrillville area offers 94 different types of family activities, including: Bowling, Children's Play Area, Movie Theaters and Parks.
- Less than an hour from the heart of Chicago, Merrillville is the most populous town in Indiana with over 35,000 people. The town caters to many interests with its two complete golf courses, ballet performances, and Deep River Waterpark, which offers swimming in the summer and ice skating in the winter.
Kenny's Ribs & Chicken - Merrillville Chicago MoreLess Info
Pit master slow smokes ribs for barbecue that won the 2015 Best Barbecue Place at Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards
One of two Stardust Bowl locations, Stardust Bowl No 2 offers open bowling as well as league and tournament play. The alley offers loyalty programs, and hosts birthday parties, corporate events, and other gatherings.
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2590 Southlake Mall Drive, Merrillville, IN 46410 MoreLess Info
Offering RealD 3D technology, AMC Showplace Hobart 12 shows the latest indie and blockbuster films in its auditoriums. Its concession stand offers standard movie snacks like popcorn, in addition to chicken tenders and fruit flavored sodas.
Affiliated with Indiana University Northwest, Theatre Northwest presents a seasonally changing slate of dramatic productions put on by primarily University students. The theater also hosts visiting performers ranging from orchestras to lecturers.
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.
Stocked with a variety of hot tubs and pool supplies, Caribbean Pools & Spas offers vinyl and fiberglass pools for sale. In addition, the technicians at this location offer pool maintenance and upkeep services.
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.