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Joliet
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 indoor-outdoor com...
Crest Hill
Features roller skating, laser tag, a full arcade, prize redemption, family restaurant, big TVs and family friendly music.
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.
Tinley Park
Odyssey Fun World feature the latest and high-tech redemption games, video games, rides, and attractions for all ages. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Illinois
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.
Aurora
Airtastic is a Play Land that offers a fun and exciting play experience where children can increase their physical activity with family and friends.
Cafe N Play
(17 Miles)
Naperville
Cafe N Play is a community hub where parents and caregivers can enjoy coffee and snacks while their toddlers play in our safe, closed in play area. At Cafe N Play you can set up a playdate, host your child's birthday party or just relax and surf the...
Kidzfunland
(18 Miles)
Aurora
Kidzfunland is unique and a brand new concept in indoor playgrounds! It’s innovative and imaginative! Be wowed by bright and colorful soft play equipment and toys! Clean and safe, it’s an exciting environment for the whole family! It...
Naperville
A fun, special and creative selection of classes for kids up to 5 years of age to play, learn, and develop.
My Gym Aurora
(18 Miles)
Aurora
My Gym Kids grow by leaps and bounds. Physical benefits include increased strength, balance, fitness, coordination, and motor skills. My Gym Kids develop a greater level of confidence and self-esteem in any of the thousands of weekly classes we offer...
Lisle
offers an intriguing multi level adventure play frame which features all the classic fun features one expects including slides, plus dedicated toddler zone.
Naperville
DuPage Children’s Museum is more than a Museum…we’re a force for early learning! Via interactive exhibits and programs that make learning fun for children and adults playing together, DuPage Children's Museum helps develop curiosity, creativity...
Warrenville
Our facility offers 18,000 sq. ft. of climbing on 3 different wall types. Our facility offers everything from auto-belay to top rope to lead on vertical to vastly overhanging walls. We even have a kid's area with a carved tree and huecos.
Jump Zone
(20 Miles)
Chicago Ridge
11,000 square feet of all bouncing fun, boasting 10 awesome inflatables for all ages and abilities to entertain and exhaust themselves on! This place has the biggest slides in town, with the Gator Hide N Slide topping 34 feet!
SciTech Museum
(20 Miles)
Aurora
SciTech "hands-on" museum boasts over 200 interative exhibits, daily shows, special events and activities. Try the outdoor physics park and ride a bike on a rope, the giant You-yo, and so much more. Just the right size for hours of fun for the whole...
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.
Naperville
Odyssey Fun World feature the latest and high-tech redemption games, video games, rides, and attractions for all ages.
Naperville
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!
Alsip
Whether bored or without an idea of how to spend your spare time, visit Fun Time Square park - one of Chicagoland's favorite family entertainment center
Kids Town
(21 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.
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...
Raging Waves
(21 Miles)
Yorkville
7 major slides, wave pool, lazy river, 2 shallow interactive play areas for kids, giant sandbox, family shows PLUS zip line adventure course and Outback Road Rally!
My Gym Wheaton
(21 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...
Western Springs
Features several multi level adventure play structures, interactive inflatables and safe toddler zone.
Joliet
Splash Station enjoyed its first full season of fun in 2003. Joliet's Splash Station Waterpark includes fun for the whole family.
Aurora
A surprisingly entertaining historical attraction including museums and exhibits but also rides, traditional craft demonstrations and a great deal of scenic open space to run about in.
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.
Crete
From mini golf to the best arcade games around, we’ve got enough entertainment for the whole family!
Funway
(24 Miles)
Batavia
Indoor and outdoor fun for the whole family with 5 acres of games and activities!
Cosley Zoo
(24 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...
Brookfield Zoo
(25 Miles)
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.
West Chicago
Step back in time and experience what life was like on a DuPage County Farm in the 1890s, with historically-costumed interpreters operating this living-history farm using the tools and techniques of the past. There is always something to see, do and ...
Safariland
(27 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...
Bourbonnais
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 redemption arcade....
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!
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...
Bourbonnais
Children can climb inside the tower of a medieval castle, fly a jet plane, sail on a ship, become a soda shop clerk, drive a tractor and much more in this hands on discovery experience.
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...
Williamsburg
Get soaked and stoked on our frontier-themed custom rides and attractions! Make The Wasserbahn your personal family playground!
Funflatables
(29 Miles)
Bloomingdale
5,000 square foot facility featuring many fun and interactive combo inflatables based in the kid zone of Stratford Square Mall.
St Charles
Daily children's and main stage shows, plus participation theatre in the form of classes, summer camps, workshops and audition-based theatrical productions for children ages 6 to 16.
Monkey Island
(30 Miles)
Melrose Park
Bounce, slide, jump and climb in the largest indoor-playground in Chicagoland. 40,000 sqf. pure fun.
Jump Zone
(30 Miles)
St Charles
We are the largest indoor play arena in the Fox Valley, offering 8 GIANT INFLATABLES in an indoor, climate-controlled arena. We specialize in children's birthday parties from ages 1 to 10.
Chicago
The DuSable Museum of African American History is the first museum of its type in the country and is the only major independent institution in Chicago established to preserve and interpret the historical experiences and achievements of African Americ...
Chicago
offers children (ages 4-12) and families the opportunity to learn about art and culture through our weekend, after-school and summer classes.
Jaks Warehouse
(32 Miles)
Schererville
Includes Ballocity climbing and play structure, Sky Trails, Go-Karts, Bumper Cars and 9 hole Urban Mini Golf course, plus Laser Tag and Laser Maze.
Chicago
One of the worlds largest science museums, home to more than 35,000 artifacts - nearly 14 acres of hands-on exhibits designed to spark scientific inquiry and creativity. Great family place to visit if looking for fun things to do in Chicago with kids
Splash Valley
(33 Miles)
Kankakee
Splash Valley Aquatic Park’s attractions range from Rip-Roaring waters, to a zero-depth play ground, to a tropical sand pit. With all this and more, Splash Valley promises to be the hottest place this summer.
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.

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