Things to do in Kankakee with kids

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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.
Splash Valley
(2 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.
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....
Crete
From mini golf to the best arcade games around, we’ve got enough entertainment for the whole family!
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
Fair oaks
A family destination conveniently located between Chicago and Indianapolis, Fair Oaks Farms is the perfect destination for any playful soul. Hang out with family chow down on the best grilled cheese sandwiches in the land, learn about sustainable dai...
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.
Crown Point
Two mini golf courses, one with alligator, go karts, batting and soccer cages, arcade games and more. A well rounded family day out! Features are pay and play.
Jaks Warehouse
(34 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.
Joliet
Splash Station enjoyed its first full season of fun in 2003. Joliet's Splash Station Waterpark includes fun for the whole family.
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
Crown Point
A self-directed play facility providing colorful, fun, and secure areas where children from infants to age nine can explore, create, and interact. Features include Dino Digg, Children's Cooking and Play Challenges!
Jump Zone
(41 Miles)
Chicago Ridge
11,000 square feet of all bouncing fun! With 10 super fun inflatables for kids aged 2 - 12.
Crown Point
In the 12 seasons Deep River waterpark has been operating we have bough SPLASHtacular Fun to millions!
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...
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.
Gary
Hike the Miller Woods Trail and through the unique ecosystems of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in the summer; attend award-winning environmental education programs year round; and when you get wintery snowshoeing and cross-country skiing are a...
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.
Western Springs
Features several multi level adventure play structures, interactive inflatables and safe toddler zone.
Lisle
offers an intriguing multi level adventure play frame which features all the classic fun features one expects including slides, plus dedicated toddler zone.
Zao Island
(47 Miles)
Valparaiso
Welcome to Zao Island, now celebrating our 25th year of providing good family fun for people of all ages. Please browse through our website, learn about the attractions and packages we offer, and plan to spend your day with us.
Cafe N Play
(47 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
(48 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
(48 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...
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...
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
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
Raging Waves
(49 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!
Brookfield Zoo
(49 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.
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.
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.
SciTech Museum
(50 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...
Kids Town
(51 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.
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!
My Gym Wheaton
(51 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
offers children (ages 4-12) and families the opportunity to learn about art and culture through our weekend, after-school and summer classes.
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.
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.
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
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 ...
Shedd Aquarium
(53 Miles)
Chicago
Shedd aquarium has over 32,000 animals you can come and see (with plenty you can touch)
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 !!!
Porter
Join Ranger Maria and become an Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Web Ranger. Make discoveries and learn fascinating facts about Indiana Dunes, Lake Michigan, plants, animals, and people on your way to becoming a Web Ranger. Earn a certificate. Learn ...
Cosley Zoo
(54 Miles)
Wheaton
Under 200 animals at this sweet Illinois zoo - AND all kids under 17s get in FREE!
Funway
(55 Miles)
Batavia
Indoor and outdoor fun for the whole family with 5 acres of games and activities!
Safariland
(55 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...

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

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Kidstreet at Grounds for Hope Cafe

(47 Miles) Indoor Play in Lisle

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Kidzfunland

(48 Miles) Indoor Play in Aurora

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Little Monkey Bizness

(47 Miles) Indoor Play in Western Springs

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DuPage Childrens Museum

(48 Miles) Museums in Naperville

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Cafe N Play

(47 Miles) Indoor Play in Naperville

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Hidden Cove Family Fun Park

(4 Miles) Indoor Play in Bourbonnais

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Airtastic Play Land

(47 Miles) Indoor Play in Aurora

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Fun Time Square

(39 Miles) Kids Fun in Alsip

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Jump Zone

(41 Miles) Indoor Play in Chicago Ridge

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Family Fun Zone

(33 Miles) Kids Fun in Crest Hill

Fun places to visit in Kankakee with kids

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