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Illinois is a state seeped in history, excitement and adventure. It was also the state that Abraham Lincoln chose to call home, so that makes it pretty special! (You can even visit his home at the Lincoln Home National Historic Site!) 

The Prairie State has thrills and spills ahoy with Pirates Cove Children’s Theme Park, Six Flags and Mayan Adventure Indoor Waterpark.  There are animals a-plenty with attractions like Brookfield Zoo, Summerfield Zoo and Wildlife Prairie State Park, and great adventures perfect for those little kids with Safariland!

Museums are never far away featuring an incredible range of exhibits from the Geology Museum and the Chanute Aerospace Museum, to the Monticello Railway Museum and the historic Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum.

Active kids - you will have a field day with attractions such as American Obstacle adventure park, K1 Speed racing and Thunder Wolf Trail Rides!

Illinois has small towns with charm, and big cities with excitement.  It’s the heart of America with endless places to visit with kids. Enjoy it, and don’t forget to get your kicks because Illinois is the start of Route 66!

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  • Going Bonkers

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    (51 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 ...

  • Pzazz Fun City

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    (35 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 ...

  • Monkey Joes

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    (76 miles)Davenport

    offers a large facility filled with inflatable adventure from giant slides and obstacle courses to classic bounce houses and beyond.

  • Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Resort

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    (106 miles)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 ...

  • Henson Robinson Zoo

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    (77 miles)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. ...

  • Glen Oak Zoo

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    (60 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.

  • Wildlife Prairie State Park

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    (52 miles)Hanna City

    Comprising a wildlife park, railway, fishing lakes and extensive hike and bike trails with stunning scenery.

  • Niabi Zoo

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    (69 miles)Coal Valley

    900 animals representing 160 species on 40 acres. Includes children's zoo, carousel, playground and miniature train.

  • Mark Twain Riverboat

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    (81 miles)Hannibal

    The Mark Twain has been a unique feature on the Hannibal riverfront for more than twenty years. We strive to offer visitors and residents of Hannibal a uniquely authentic riverboat experience on the ...

  • Springfield Walks

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    (71 miles)Springfield

    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.

  • Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum

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    (63 miles)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 ...

  • Illinois State Museum

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    (73 miles)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 ...

  • Dickson Mounds State Museum

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    (30 miles)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 ...

  • Geology Museum

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    (0 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 ...

  • Peoria Riverfront Museum

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    (59 miles)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.

  • Caterpillar Visitors Center

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    (59 miles)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.

  • Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences

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    (60 miles)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 ...

  • Discovery Depot Children's Museum

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    (37 miles)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 ...

  • Putnam Museum of History and Natural Science and Imax Theatre

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    (74 miles)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 ...

  • Family Museum of Arts and Science

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    (76 miles)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 ...

  • UI Museum of Natural History

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    (94 miles)Iowa City

    Get to understand the planet and it’s wonderful nature in the UI Museum of Natural History with its five major exhibit areas: Iowa Hall, Hageboeck Hall of Birds and Mammal Hall, Biosphere Discovery ...

  • Old Capitol Museum

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    (94 miles)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 ...

  • Iowa Childrens Museum

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    (98 miles)Coralville

    A family fun attraction with kid friendly, hands-on fun with over twelve interactive exhibits and 28,000 square feet of space that inspires all children up to 12 years old to imagine, create, ...

  • Firehouse Ministries Fire Museum

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    (104 miles)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 ...

  • Indian Creek Nature Center

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    (114 miles)Cedar Rapids

    Vast 210 acre site with hiking and biking trails, educational centre with numerous natural history exhibits, fishing, and more.

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