Camping fun for families in the heart of Illinois! With fun activities, beautiful nature and LOTS of kids fun!
Fun and fascinating walking tours around the wonderful city of Springfield, Illinois. Includes a full haunted history tour! Great for kids aged 5 and up.
Animal lovers of all ages can visit South African cheetahs, an Australian wallaby, and golden lion tamarins from Brazil, to name just a few!
Miller Park Zoo
Offers an extensive collection of well cared for animals, reptiles and birds from around the word, with a daily animal feeding schedule, plus keeper talks and interaction opportunities.
Columbian Park Zoo
Columbian Park Zoo is home to over 190 animals representing 79 different species. The zoo offers a variety of education programs throughout the year, inspiring an appreciation for the world's wildlife.
Henson Robinson Zoo
The zoo is now home to more than 300 animals native to Australia, Africa, Asia and North and South America. Over 90 species of native and exotic animals are housed here among naturalistic exhibits. The…
Battle Ground, IN
Explore this wolf conservation park with 18 wolves, as well as coyotes, red foxes and a herd of bison!
The zoo aims enhance the greater Peoria area and its appeal by providing environments for people to discover, explore, preserve and enjoy the wonders of our natural world.
Wildlife Prairie Park
Hanna City, IL
2,000 acre of beautiful parkland with a wildlife park home to 150 creatures over 50 species. With a fishing lake, mountain bike tracks and hiking tracks, this really is an outdoor adventure for the whole…
Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve
900 acres of wooded parkland featuring opportunities for fishing, boating, hiking, picnicking, cross-country skiing and sledding, plus the Hi-Tower Observation Deck.
Kickapoo State Park
A paradise for nature enthusiasts, water sports or boating fans and all kinds of wildlife lovers, plus a great adventure playground, and in winter one may try cross-country skiing, sledding, ice fishing and ice skating.
Kennekuk County Park
Grass prairie areas, oak and hickory forests, lakes, 3 nature preserves and the 170 acre Lake Mingo. The visitor center offers a 1000 gallon aquarium, natural history museum and American Indian display.
Forest Glen Nature Preserve
Canoe the Vermilion River, climb the observation tower, camp, picnic and explore using the River Ridge Back Pack Trail.
Located just seven miles south of Charleston, West Virginia, this forest's close proximity to the heavily populated Kanawha Valley has made it a recreational haven. A playground attracts families during the summer season and the…
Douglas Hart Nature Center
The Visitor Centre offers some live exhibits, plus interactive exhibits, multi sensory displays and a birdhide and observation area.
Ballard Nature Center
Nature Trails and a kids' fishing pond in Illinois, with fun interactive displays, and bird and squirrel watching indoors! Nature fun with handicapped accessible features too.
Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Resort
Great indoor water fun at this resort, with day passes available. 24,000 square feet of play zones, slides and lazy rivers! Great Illinois water fun all year round!
Joliet Splash Station
Splashing family fun with this Illinois water park, with tunnels, slides, rapids, ravines, and tubes!
Rockome Gardens are well known in central Illinois as a family tourist attraction and Amish theme park. The park entertainments are low-key, such as a horse-drawn carriage ride down to the river, or watching park…
The Bouncin Barn
Terre Haute, IN
Great exercise for the kids on rainy days and in the winter. Also, basketball gym too!
Bogeys Family Fun Center
Terre Haute, IN
Golf, Playland, NasKarts, Climbing Wall, Bungee Trampoline, Tilt-a-Whirl, Bulgy the Whale and the NEW Colts Express Carousel
Hidden Cove Family Fun Park
Our year around facility offers indoor and outdoor activities. The indoor activities include: a roller skating rink, giant 3 stall slide, bumper cars, fun jungle, outdoor paintball field, miniature bowling, video game arcade, and a…
Crete Family Fun Center
From mini golf to the best arcade games around, we’ve got enough entertainment for the whole family!
Haunted Trails Family Entertainment Center
Haunted Trails in Joliet is one of three Chicagoland family entertainment centers comprising the Trails Entertainment Center Corporation. It began as a small arcade and miniature golf facility in 1988, evolving into today's 14 acre…
Orpheum Children’s Science Museum
< 1 mile
A fun, creative and hands-on science museum in Champaign, Illinois where kids can learn and play through interactive exhibits. A great family day out!
Chanute Aerospace Museum
For those aerospace and aviation loving families, this Illinois museum is a great family day out option for you! With real aircraft that kids can get up close to, it's a fascinating look at the…
Monticello Railway Museum
A great museum for train lovers, with rail cars on display, exhibits on the history of trains and railroading, as well as weekend trains rides May to October! Choo Choo what a fun family day…
Johnny Gruelle Raggedy Ann and Andy Museum
The Johnny Gruelle Raggedy Ann & Andy Museum opened to the public in May of 1999, in Arcola, Illinois. We are the only officially licensed Raggedy Ann & Andy museum in the world!
Childrens Museum of Illinois
The Childrens Museum of Illinois is a hands-on, interactive museum for children ages three to twelve! Its exhibits and activities complement and enhance childrens educational opportunities, particularly in the arts and sciences.
Childrens Discovery Museum
3 vast floors full of interactive experiment and hands on learning experiences designed to reinforce love of thought and exploration in all ages. Serious fun.
Terra Haute Children’s Museum
Terre Haute, IN
A fun science and tech learning experience for kids in Indiana, with hands-on exhibits that encourage learning through play!
A fun interactive museum in Illinois where kids can climb inside a medieval castle, fly a jet plane, and sail on a ship - all part of the hands on discovery experience.
Enjoy hands on science exhibits including nanotechnology, archeology, microscopes and kaleidoscopes, plus a Mars Rover simulation!
Illinois State Museum
The Illinois State Museum promotes discovery, learning, and an appreciation of Illinois' natural, cultural, and artistic heritage. The Museum's extensive collections and research activities provide the foundation for exhibitions and public programs that tell the…
Caterpillar Visitors Center
Self guided experience exploring the history of the brand's development which includes a motion simulator ride, heritage gallery, vintage vehicles and future concepts.