Things to do in Franklin Park with kids

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Monkey Island
(2 Miles)
Melrose Park
Bounce, slide, jump and climb in the largest indoor-playground in Chicagoland. 40,000 sqf. pure fun.
Elmhurst
Join us at the MAYAN ADVENTURE INDOOR WATERPARK at the Holiday Inn Chicago-Elmhurst. 24,000 square feet of wet and wild fun for all ages awaits you! Picture yourself zipping down the Grand Mayan Falls tube slide or Howling Monkey body slide and la...
Go Bananas
(4 Miles)
Norridge
Go Bananas offers the ultimate family entertainment experience -- combining the excitement of an amusement park and your favorite summer carnival with great tasting pizza and other family favorites!
Safariland
(6 Miles)
Villa Park
Hunt down the Tiger Terror Roller Coaster - the largest indoor roller coaster in Illinois! Or discover other jungle adventures including the Safari Speedway Go Karts and Snake Pit Bumper Cars. Other exciting journeys await kids of all ages aboard the...
Niles
Sky High Sports is a unique Indoor Trampoline Fun Center with a fitness twist. We have two great locations to serve you: Naperville & Niles. We are the perfect place to host any event or party. Come in and play today!
Elk Grove Village
Audubon Skate Park is an 11,000 sq ft, indoor, unheated park featuring launch ramps, quarter pipes, mini pipes, all sorts of ledges, rails, and more.
Brookfield
- is located on 216 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, and is only 12m west of downtown Chicago.The animals are waiting, so come visit today! One of the many family places to go if you're looking for fun things to do in Chicago with kids.
Elk Grove
A tropical paradise of thrills and excitement. Fun house, giant water slides, tot pool, lazy river and more. Concessions and picnic areas.
Elk Grove Village
Sure to be a big hit for all ages, the South Sea Lagoon Pool features a 72-foot waterslide set amid the ambiance of grassy huts and palm trees. Also, you'll find a: 25-yard Indoor Pool, Dry Sauna, Whirlpool/Steamroom, 25-yard Outdoor Pool, Outdoor Sp...
Cook
A buried treasure of fun for kids! Hands on amusements are great for developing motor skills and independence. Plus trains, slides, paddle boats and more.
Lombard
Attractions include laser tag, miniature golf, indoor go-karts, bumper cars, a children\\\'s softplay area, 250 games, and dining accomodations for 625 guests featuring karaoke, an animatronics stage show and big screen entertainment center.
Western Springs
Features several multi level adventure play structures, interactive inflatables and safe toddler zone.
Skokie
Adjacent to the Oakton Community Center at the corner of Oakton Street and Skokie Boulevard, Skokie Water Playground is the ideal place to cool off in the summer! The facility features 5 slides, a fully-accessible sprayground, an interactive multi-le...
Exploritorium
(9 Miles)
Skokie
The Exploritorium is a place where children and adults can come and explore together through interactive play.
Chicago
Purple Monkey Playroom is a bright, fun, and nurturing play destination for infants to preschoolers, and their parents.
Chicago
Little Beans Cafe is a family cafe and imaginative playspace for kids in Chicago, IL. We offer open play, classes, events, camps, birthday parties and more. We also have an adjoining ice cream shop and outdoor play deck.
Schaumburg
An indoor family entertainment destination and play center with over three million LEGO® bricks and nine attractions!
Schaumberg
They currently have over 10 attractions for your kids to play around with, including Spinning Palms, Dancing Balloons and the enormous Revolving Tree! An all weather option for kids of most ages.
PIX 5D Cinema
(11 Miles)
Schaumburg
The 5D cinema combines 3D, physical and environmental effects for an ultimate theatre experience. The seats at the theatre are 3 Degree of Freedom or DOF, which allows up and down, front and back, left and right movement in sync with the onscreen act...
Glenview
Ignite wonder, curiosity, and creative exploration at the place where they say Yes to Mess! Multiple unique hands-on activity zones where kids of all ages will adore getting creatively filthy.
Glenview
- of Greater Chicago is a hands-on learning laboratory for children ages birth to 8. Our 17 hands-on, interactive exhibits are designed to make learning fun for young children. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to d...
Carol Stream
Is the first ever indoor Trampoline Park in the Chicagoland area. We are excited to bring jumping joy to all those trampoline lovers in Illinois. We do birthdays too!
Chicago
offers children (ages 4-12) and families the opportunity to learn about art and culture through our weekend, after-school and summer classes.
FireZone
(12 Miles)
Schaumburg
A unique interactive indoor play center, allowing a fun, hands-on look into the world of firefighting. Limited opening times.
Funflatables
(12 Miles)
Bloomingdale
5,000 square foot facility featuring many fun and interactive combo inflatables based in the kid zone of Stratford Square Mall.
Schaumburg
Jump!Zone is an Indoor Inflatable Party and Play Center in Schaumburg. Our facility is very parent friendly with leather couches, bar stools, massage chairs, free wi-fi, and 42' hi def flat panel tvs. Clean, colorful and comfortable for the whole fam...
Chicago
Kids love this place. They stand spellbound as a just-emerged butterfly with untested wings sees the world outside its chrysalis for the very first time. They search for stick bugs camouflaged on a twig. They squish through wetlands discovering why t...
Chicago
Lincoln Park Zoo is a world of wildlife in the shadow of skyscrapers. Located within a verdant park just minutes north of Chicago, the zoo has been a natural, free oasis for generations of animal lovers, who come to hear a lion's roar echo off nearby...
Lisle
Enormous open air facility offering global plant life, storytelling tree-houses, children's garden interactive play zone, open air tram ride and miles of nature trails.
Kids Town
(13 Miles)
Wheaton
Over a dozen elaborately themed play areas that feature colorful decor, costumes and equipment in a wide range of tiny town style buildings with something for everyone.
Cosley Zoo
(13 Miles)
Wheaton
Maintains 20 exhibits, housing more than 200 animals that represent more than 70 species. Visitors can enjoy watching the activities of the curious red fox, playful raccoons, intriguing turkey vultures, adorable goats and much more. Free for under 17...
Burbank
Haunted Trails Burbank comprises of a 3.5 acre site located on Harlem Avenue in Burbank, IL near 79th Street. Attractions include miniature golf, go karts, kiddie karts, batting cages, rides, games, a 150 seat restaurant/ party room and an outdoor di...
Chicago
Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, John Hancock Observatory is oh so close to the jazz and theater communities, world class shopping, restaurants and nightlife.Feel why Chicago\'s called the windy city! Our unique open-air Skywalk takes you to...
My Gym Wheaton
(14 Miles)
Wheaton
My Gym Kids grow by leaps and bounds. Physical benefits include increased strength, balance, fitness, coordination, and motor skills. The children develop socially as they interact with their teachers and others their own age. Body awareness, teamwor...
Chicago
One of the nation\'s largest facilities devoted to the art of our time, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) offers exhibitions of the most thought-provoking art created since 1945. The MCA documents contemporary visual culture through painting, scul...
Carol stream
A fun, beach-themed water park with multiple pools and water play features: Two awesome tube waterslides, A deep-water plunge pool with a drop-slide and diving board, large walk-in swimming pool, interactive water playground Five Star Lifeguard Sa...
Schaumburg
Splashtastic family fun for the day at this indoor water park loved by kids!
Chicago
Visit the Adler’s three theaters and numerous exhibitions for an unforgettable space science experience. Great family place to visit if you're looking for fun things to do in Chicago with kids.
Chicago
Chicago Children's Museum's mission is to create a community where play and learning connect. One of the family places to visit if you're looking for fun things to do in Chicago with kids.
Chicago
Your ticket to travel the world and back in time - spanning 4.6 billion years all under one roof. Come face to face with a T. rex. become bug sized in Underground Adventure or go down into an ancient Egyptian tomb - plus special exhibitions and a 3D ...
K1 Speed
(14 Miles)
Buffalo Grove
Arrive and Drive racing, corporate events, team building exercises, birthday parties, special events and more. Come visit the premier indoor electric go kart racing company in the nation!
Shedd Aquarium
(14 Miles)
Chicago
Shedd aquarium has over 32,000 animals you can come and see (with plenty you can touch)
Chicago
For over 10 years, Navy Pier has been the place where all of Chicagoland and Tourists alike come together to enjoy all the fun and beauty of a day on Lake Michigan. Navy Pier is a tradition, and when you look at all there is to do and experience it's...
Wheeling
Serving north/northshore suburbsof chicago, nibbles' is a family-friendly restaurant with kids indoor play areas. A great venue for 1st/first birthdays, kids birthdays and other family party/parties.
Nickel City
(15 Miles)
Northbrook
A vast number of video games that operate with just nickels. Race against other friends or work together to beat the entire game. Nickel City has the perfect games for the entire family. over thirty video games on Free Play at all times. These games ...
Woodridge
Seven Bridges Ice Arena is a premier family ice sports complex in the Greater Chicagoland Area featuring one NHL Rink, one Olympic Rink, and indoor soccer field.
Woodridge
The exciting water attractions and green open space of Cypress Cove offer thrills and relaxation for all ages. Morning and evening swim lessons are offered.
Lisle
offers an intriguing multi level adventure play frame which features all the classic fun features one expects including slides, plus dedicated toddler zone.
Jump Zone
(16 Miles)
Chicago Ridge
11,000 square feet of all bouncing fun! With 10 super fun inflatables for kids aged 2 - 12.
Buffalo Grove
Jump!Zone is the largest and best inflatable party place in the area. Jump!Zone Buffalo Grove is an indoor play center with 8 massive inflatables, with the most popular themes that children love!

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Franklin Park with kids

1

Aquatics and Nature Museum

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2

SciTech Museum

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3

Seven Bridges Ice Arena

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4

Nibbles Play Cafe

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5

Stay 2 Play

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6

Goebberts Pumpkin Patch

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7

Little Beans Cafe

(11 Miles) Indoor Play in Chicago

8

Skokie Water Playground

(9 Miles) Waterparks in Skokie

9

Nickel City

(15 Miles) Indoor Play in Northbrook

10

Monkey Island

(2 Miles) Indoor Play in Melrose Park

Fun places to visit in Franklin Park with kids

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