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Galesburg
Visit the museum for a story and related activity. FREE programming designed for 3-8 year olds and their adult companions. On RIF days, as part of the Reading Is Fundamental Program, children will also be able to choose from a variety of titles, the...
Pzazz Fun City
(30 Miles)
Burlington
A 70,000 square foot water park, full-service restaurants, award-winning bowling center, large indoor speedway, golf course, laser tag arena. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Iowa
Niabi Zoo
(33 Miles)
Coal Valley
900 animals representing 160 species on 40 acres. Includes children's zoo, carousel, playground and miniature train.
Geology Museum
(37 Miles)
Macomb
Founded in 1975, the Museum of Geology is an arm of Western Illinois University\'s Department of Geology. Originally conceived as a learning resource center for students enrolled in the natural sciences, it also serves the general public and is dedic...
Davenport
Founded in 1867, the Putnam is home to over 150,000 artifacts and specimens, the Putnam Museum of History and Natural Science offers permanent and changing exhibits,and houses Iowa's only 3D IMAX Theatre.
Bettendorf
he Mission of the Family Museum is to inspire life-long learning in children through interactive arts and science activities and exhibits. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Iowa
Monkey Joes
(40 Miles)
Davenport
offers a large facility filled with inflatable adventure from giant slides and obstacle courses to classic bounce houses and beyond.
Hanna City
Comprising a wildlife park, railway, fishing lakes and extensive hike and bike trails with stunning scenery.
Lewistown
The Dickson Mounds Museum, a branch of the Illinois State Museum and a National Historic Site, is one of the major on-site archaeological museums in the United States. It offers a unique opportunity to explore the world of the American Indian in an a...
Wheels O Time
(52 Miles)
Peoria
In 1979, two guys had many antique and collector autos stored in various places in the Peoria, Illinois area. They started thinking about storing them in one place, such as a building on the north edge of the city. Nothing could be found that suite...
Peoria
4,000 feet of simulated street-life for kids to practice the rules of the road on, plus toddler playground. You bring your own equipment.
Peoria
The museum features exhibition galleries, Planetarium, Illinois Folk Art Gallery, Discovery Center, valuable collections of fine arts, folk arts and natural history, and educational programming for all ages. Lakeview is the largest private museum in ...
Peoria
An interdisciplinary extravaganza blanding art, history, science and achievement to an educative thrill that will get everyone seriously thinking. Plus 3D Giant Screen Cinema and Dome Planetarium.
Peoria
Self guided experience exploring the history of the brand's development which includes a motion simulator ride, heritage gallery, vintage vehicles and future concepts.
Glen Oak Zoo
(57 Miles)
Peoria
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.
West Branch
Whether you have half an hour or half a day, there are many things to see and do at Herbert Hoover National Historic Site. The future president was born in a small, two-room cottage in 1874. Today the Birthplace Cottage, along with other historic...
Iowa City
The Museum of Natural History consists of five major exhibit areas: Iowa Hall, Hageboeck Hall of Birds and Mammal Hall, Biosphere Discovery Hub and the Diversity of Life exhibits.
Iowa City
A national historic landmark located in the center of Iowa City, Old Capitol served as the first state capitol from 1846-1857 and the University of Iowa's founding building. In 1976, Old Capitol became a museum restored to the 1840s-1850s time period...
Coralville
Family attraction for hands-on, minds-on fun! Over twelve interactive exhibits including CityWorks, ImaginAcres, and Take Flight! The Science of Aviation! Experience 28,000 square feet of space that inspires all children to imagine, create, discove...
Rock Falls
Firehouse Ministries Fire Museum takes a look into the history of Rock Falls firefighting. It is located in the former Rock Falls Fire Station. Local memorabilia, firefighting tools, pictures, and antique fire trucks are on display at the museum. C...
Mackinaw
KENTUCKIANA....Decades of family fun for campers and country music fans throughout the heart of Illinois!. Kentuckiana Kampground.....is the place to be for a great family weekend of fun!
Sterling
From the classic retro “spaceship” ticket booth, to the Playground for the kiddies in front of the screen, to the full service concession stand, a trip to the Midway is like entering a time capsule to the 1950’s.
Quincy
Scotties offers something for everyone. 2 acres of fun, Go-karts, Roller skating, Laser Tag, Ballocity ( 2 1/2 story play area, Bumper cars, laser maze, and a hug arcade.
Going Bonkers
(82 Miles)
Quincy
A great place to meet new friends, play arcade games, eat good food and exercise while playing on the largest indoor playground, in climate controlled comfort. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Il...
Cedar Rapids
Vast 210 acre site with hiking and biking trails, educational centre with numerous natural history exhibits, fishing, and more.
Utica
Come enjoy skin-drenching fun in Illinois favorite year-round indoor water park! Your familys vacation starts at Grand Bear Falls, our 24,000 square foot indoor waterpark. Splash all day in the wave pool, slide down a water slide, float down the lazy...
Brucemore
(88 Miles)
Cedar Rapids
You can't experience Brucemore by looking at a screen. Grab the family, take a tour of the mansion, stroll the gardens, pack a picnic, and attend outdoor theatre. Brucemore, a National Trust Historic Site in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is a museum and so muc...
Cedar Rapids
Interactive science fun including an Early Childhood Exploration Area which provides entertainment for children 2-8 years old, and an Elementary Gallery provided for children 5 years and up.
Cedar Rapids
We offer the largest selection of activities in the area from our under water adventure mini golf course to our 2500 ft laster tag arena we are able to entertain all ages. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do wit...
Cedar Rapids
3 level indoor playland to entertain and exhaust the kids with all the classic features like crawl tubes, climbing nets, slides, balls, tunnels and more!
Bloomington
We have many different rooms and areas for a total of more than 20,000 square feet of variable climbing surface making us one of the largest climbing gyms in North America. Plus massive multi-level bouldering cave and training area.
Cedar Rapids
Create your own art pottery studio suitable for all ages and abilities.
Normal
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.
Bloomington
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.
Bloomington
Grady's Family Fun Park consists of 12 Batting Cages, 18 Go Karts, 16 Bumper Boats, 16 Bumper Cars, an 18 hole Deluxe Miniature Golf Course, a Video Arcade, and various carnival rides including, Red Baron Airplane, Dragon Wagon, Family Himalaya, Fami...
Ottumwa
The Beach Ottumwa is a beautiful indoor / outdoor waterpark located in Ottumwa Iowa. The facility encompasses 13 acres and over a million gallons of safe family fun.
Ottawa
The Kidz Palace is the ultimate indoor inflatable playground and party zone where a child can play in a clean, safe, family oriented environment rain or shine! We also book parties and go above and beyond !!!
Marion
At Maple Ridge Farm we have a history of community and family fun with our feature hayrides! Our hayrides will culminate your day, but they are only one part of the personal experience our customers have grown to expect. We have something for...
Springfield
A fascinating, historical and educational day with the whole family as you walk through the life and times of Abraham Lincoln.
Atkins
With 10 and 4 acre corn mazes, the largest pumpkin patch in the area, a petting zoo, two haunted houses, and a new adventure park with a paintball course and an utterly awesome zip line you can share 50 feet off the ground!
Hannibal
The Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum properties includes eight buildings; six historically significant buildings and two exciting, interactive museums whose collections include fifteen original Norman Rockwell paintings. A self-guided tour of the Mar...
Hannibal
Experienced guides will escort you on the 55 minute tour of Mark Twain Cave where the walkways are level and smooth and there are no steps. Because of the natural state of our cave (narrow passages, etc.) it is not wheelchair accessible.
Galena
Whether in a Tent or RV You'll Find Great Family Fun & Outdoor Recreation at the Palace Campgrounds!
Springfield
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 ...
Springfield
Slides, Rides, Games, & Fun! Illinois Favorite Family Fun Park Is "...Where The Action Is!" Feel like practicing your batting swing? Come to where the action is. Ready to cool down from the summer heat with water slides & a wave pool? Come to wher...
Hannibal
Our Fun Park features an 18 Hole Miniature Golf Course in a beautiful garden setting, Bumper Boats, Bounce House,Fast Pitch, Water Wars and a Too Too Twain for the little ones.
Crystal Lake Cave
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(100 Miles)
Dubuque
A living natural cave. You are invited to visit and witness the ongoing miracle that created this natural masterpiece of underground panorama. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do with kids in Iowa
Springfield
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 zoo participates in scientific research studies ...
Dubuque
The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium is where fun and learning flow together! This sprawling campus along the Mississippi River is family-focused with lots of hands-on features, interactive exhibits and endless opportunities to explore b...
Dubuque
Located in the Port of Dubuque, Iowa, Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark is the perfect spot for enjoying this beautiful and exciting destination area. Gather with friends for a relaxed conversation in our Riverwalk Restaurant & Lounge, or slide into ...

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Gerlaw with kids

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Niabi Zoo

(33 Miles) Zoos in Coal Valley

2

Wildlife Prairie State Park

(48 Miles) Zoos in Hanna City

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Geology Museum

(37 Miles) Museums in Macomb

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Discovery Depot Children's Museum

(13 Miles) Museums in Galesburg

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