Caves and Mines in MILWAUKEE with kids

Who said family fun had to be ABOVE ground! If you are looking for pretty awesome things to do with kids in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, then let’s dig deep…literally!

Underground adventures are so much fun with children. It’s an experience that will introduce them to some of the most incredible wonders on earth, and formations they have never seen before.

Some underground experiences are perfect for family members of all ages and ability, but some require more active families as there are often steps involved.  Whatever you choose in The Badger State you will experience something magical.

Underground experiences require you to join a tour, which is perfect for kids to learn all the fun facts about what they are seeing as they make their through the earth.  Sounds super fun!

Why have an above ground adventure in Milwaukee…when you can go UNDERGROUND! An exciting family day out for all!

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  • Cave Of The Mounds

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    (96 miles) Blue Mounds

    An exciting underground adventure in Wisconsin's premiere caves, with fossil digs, gemstone mining and hiking trails!

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  • Six Flags Great America

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    (46 miles) Gurnee

    Those infamous thrill rides and family fun is waiting at this iconic Illinois theme park - Six Flags! From wet rides to dry and the gentle to the terrifying, they're bigger and better than ever with ...

  • Santas Village Azoosment Park

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    (68 miles) East Dundee

    Great family fun spending the day in three amusement parks in one...as well as a zoo!

  • Pirates Cove Childrens Theme Park

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    (72 miles) Elk Grove Village

    Buried treasure fun for the kids aged 1 to 9, with the hands-on amusements and entertainment to shivvvvver their timbers! From pirate ships to paddle boats...a great family day out for those little ...

  • Michigan's Adventure

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    (85 miles) Muskegon

    Michigan's largest amusement park and water park! Great family fun with something for everyone!

  • Nelis Dutch Village

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    (93 miles) Holland

    Step back in time over 100 years ago to the beautiful Netherlands with this unique theme park...

  • Cool Waters Family Aquatic Park

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    (8 miles) West Allis

    Heated outdoor water park with enormous body and tube slides plus zero depth entry area with children's size waterslides and interactive features, sand volleyball and the adventure playground.

  • The Springs Water Park

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    (19 miles) Pewaukee

    Welcoming day visitors, the water park boasts several interactive zones for small children, a huge Water Works with cannons, geysers and it's own slides for older kids, and 3 serious thrill flumes ...

  • Belvidere Park and Ganster Pool

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    (48 miles) Waukegan

    105 acre parkland with plenty of sporting opportunities and play areas. Within it is a small waterpark, including fun features, toddlers' wading pool and multi level diving boards.

  • Aquatics and Nature Museum

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    (48 miles) Round Lake

    offer 2 beach entry pools, 1 with interactive water play features including water slide, the other for more serious swimming. Also on site is the interactive Prairie Grass Nature Museum and ...

  • The Water Works

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    (70 miles) Schaumburg

    Splashtastic family fun for the day at this indoor water park loved by kids!

  • Skokie Water Playground

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    (70 miles) Skokie

    A fun place for the family to cool off in summer, this community water park has slides, play areas and a spray ground!

  • Rainbow Falls Waterpark

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    (72 miles) Elk Grove

    A tropical paradise of thrills and excitement in Illinois! Kids can enjoy a fun house, giant water slides, tot pool, lazy river and more!

  • Pavilion Aquatic Center

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    (72 miles) Elk Grove Village

    Indoor and outdoor lap pools, lagoons, water slides, lessons, parties, and much more in this community aquatic center in Elk Grove!

  • CoCo Key Indoor Water Park

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    (76 miles) Rockford

    CoCo Key is Northern Illinois' ONLY all indoor water park! Splash-tastic attractions, a fun arcade with redemption prizes, birthday party rooms, private cabanas, snack bars…get ready to cool down!

  • Magic Waters Waterpark

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    (77 miles) Cherry Valley

    Cool off in summer at this family water park, with great attractions for the whole family including slides, rivers, and the largest wave pool in Illinois!

  • Milwaukee County Zoo

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    (7 miles) Milwaukee

    More than 2,275 creatures are waiting in this family friendly zoo, with workshops, concerts and food festivals too! A fun animal filled day out for all ages in Milwaukee!

  • Green Meadows Petting Farm

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    (26 miles) East Troy

    A fun and educational animal petting zoo with interactive animal experiences, pony rides, hay rides and even kittens!

  • Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo

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    (52 miles) Byron

    Over 30 species of animal for observation, plus environmental education classes and workshops held largely aimed at children and a live snake exhibit in the Nature Centre. Green ski run and ...

  • Summerfield Zoo

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    (75 miles) Belvidere

    From the Alligators to the Zebra, this sweet Illinois zoo and farm has family fun, education, and entertainment! Great for those personal animal experiences!

  • Henry Vilas Zoo

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    (76 miles) Madison

    Free entry family zoo including multiple children's zoo features, discovery centre, herpetarium, plus train and carousel rides.

  • Port City Princess

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    (84 miles) Muskegon

    Spend the day floating as you cruise the beautiful Muskegon Lake and Lake Michigan!

  • The Big Backyard

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    (11 miles) New Berlin

    A fun indoor play center where kids can ride, climb, slide, and have fun! A great Wisconsin adventure for kids aged up to 8 years (but older are welcome!)

  • Stay 2 Play

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    (46 miles) Gurnee

    We are an indoor play space and cafe perfect for your child’s next play date, birthday party, or bout with boredom. Staff supervision means you actually get a break, too.

  • My Town Playground

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    (55 miles) Island Lake

    Indoor playground for children 6 years and under, with ride ons, toys and play areas.

  • The Blast Zone

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    (55 miles) Vernon Hills

    Indoor play with Turbo Tubs, sharpen your skills with the Bazooka Ball Blasters or jump from the giant Jumpit trampolines into a massive foam pit!

  • Jump Zone Buffalo Grove

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    (60 miles) Buffalo Grove

    Fun open play with inflatables in Buffalo Grove, great for active kids who love to BOUNCE!

  • TreeHouse

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    (60 miles) Lake Zurich

    Visit a fun indoor play center fueled by the imagination of children! Kids of all ages - including parents - can enjoy the many fun play activities in this Lake Zurich fun palace!

  • Nibbles Play Cafe

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    (62 miles) 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.

  • Jump Zone of Schaumburg

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    (68 miles) Schaumburg

    Fun indoor open play and party center in Schaumburg, with plenty of inflatables for those active kids!

  • FireZone

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    (68 miles) Schaumburg

    A unique interactive indoor play center, allowing a fun, hands-on look into the world of firefighting. Limited opening times.

  • Yu Kids Island Chicago

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    (69 miles) Schaumberg

    Fun indoor play for kids with over 10 attractions for to play with...from dancing balloons to an enormous revolving tree! An all weather option for kids of most ages.

  • Legoland Discovery Center Chicago

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    (69 miles) Schaumburg

    An indoor family entertainment destination and play center with over three million LEGO® bricks and nine attractions!

  • Exploritorium

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    (70 miles) Skokie

    The Exploritorium is a incredible place where children and adults can come and explore together through interactive play!

  • Kangaroo Palace

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    (85 miles) Muskegon

    Clean, safe fun that will keep your family active all year long. Locally owned and operated by parents just like you! All ages are welcome, young or young at heart, to play on our equipment.