Things to do in Palatine with kids

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K1 Speed
(3 Miles)
Buffalo Grove
Arrive and Drive racing, corporate events, team building exercises, birthday parties, special events and more. Come visit the premier indoor electric go kart racing company in the nation!
Schaumburg
Jump!Zone is an Indoor Inflatable Party and Play Center in Schaumburg. Our facility is very parent friendly with leather couches, bar stools, massage chairs, free wi-fi, and 42' hi def flat panel tvs. Clean, colorful and comfortable for the whole fam...
FireZone
(4 Miles)
Schaumburg
A unique interactive indoor play center, allowing a fun, hands-on look into the world of firefighting. Limited opening times.
Schaumberg
They currently have over 10 attractions for your kids to play around with, including Spinning Palms, Dancing Balloons and the enormous Revolving Tree! An all weather option for kids of most ages.
PIX 5D Cinema
(4 Miles)
Schaumburg
The 5D cinema combines 3D, physical and environmental effects for an ultimate theatre experience. The seats at the theatre are 3 Degree of Freedom or DOF, which allows up and down, front and back, left and right movement in sync with the onscreen act...
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.
Schaumburg
An indoor family entertainment destination and play center with over three million LEGO® bricks and nine attractions!
TreeHouse
(5 Miles)
Lake Zurich
The TreeHouse is pioneering a new concept called "unplugged" indoor play for children. At the TreeHouse kids don't need noisy arcade games, electronics or flashing lights to have fun. You can expect a fun, active, imagination-filled play experience f...
Schaumburg
Splashtastic family fun for the day at this indoor water park loved by kids!
Buffalo Grove
Jump!Zone is the largest and best inflatable party place in the area. Jump!Zone Buffalo Grove is an indoor play center with 8 massive inflatables, with the most popular themes that children love!
Elk Grove
A tropical paradise of thrills and excitement. Fun house, giant water slides, tot pool, lazy river and more. Concessions and picnic areas.
Elk Grove Village
Audubon Skate Park is an 11,000 sq ft, indoor, unheated park featuring launch ramps, quarter pipes, mini pipes, all sorts of ledges, rails, and more.
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.
South Barrington
A true pumpkin patch experience with fun for the whole family: Critter Maze, Petting Zoo, Wagon Rides, 3D Haunted Mine, Corn Stalk Maze, Pumpkin-eating Dinosaur, Pig Races, Pony Rides and much more!
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...
The Blast Zone
(10 Miles)
Vernon Hills
Gear up and drive the Turbo Tubs, sharpen your skills and shoot the Bazooka Ball Blasters or jump from the giant Jumpit trampolines into a massive foam pit! At the Blast Zone there is something fun for everyone.
Glenview
Ignite wonder, curiosity, and creative exploration at the place where they say Yes to Mess! Multiple unique hands-on activity zones where kids of all ages will adore getting creatively filthy.
Glenview
- of Greater Chicago is a hands-on learning laboratory for children ages birth to 8. Our 17 hands-on, interactive exhibits are designed to make learning fun for young children. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to d...
Nickel City
(11 Miles)
Northbrook
A vast number of video games that operate with just nickels. Race against other friends or work together to beat the entire game. Nickel City has the perfect games for the entire family. over thirty video games on Free Play at all times. These games ...
Wauconda
Showcases aspects of local history using intriguing exhibits and hands on features to keep learning fun. Permanent and travelling exhibitions.
East Dundee
Great family fun spending the day in three amusement parks in one...as well as a zoo!
Funflatables
(12 Miles)
Bloomingdale
5,000 square foot facility featuring many fun and interactive combo inflatables based in the kid zone of Stratford Square Mall.
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!
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...
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...
Niles
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!
Safariland
(14 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...
Island Lake
Indoor playground for children 6 years and under, with ride ons, toys and play areas.
Go Bananas
(16 Miles)
Norridge
Go Bananas offers the ultimate family entertainment experience -- combining the excitement of an amusement park and your favorite summer carnival with great tasting pizza and other family favorites!
Skokie
Adjacent to the Oakton Community Center at the corner of Oakton Street and Skokie Boulevard, Skokie Water Playground is the ideal place to cool off in the summer! The facility features 5 slides, a fully-accessible sprayground, an interactive multi-le...
South Elgin
The Fox River Trolley Museum is a great place for the whole family - EDUCATION THROUGH DEMONSTRATION and FUN! There are now two destinations - The Jon Duerr (Blackhawk) Forest Preserve and Castlemuir in South Elgin. The Jon Duerr (Blackhawk) Forest P...
Exploritorium
(16 Miles)
Skokie
The Exploritorium is a place where children and adults can come and explore together through interactive play.
Monkey Island
(16 Miles)
Melrose Park
Bounce, slide, jump and climb in the largest indoor-playground in Chicagoland. 40,000 sqf. pure fun.
Cosley Zoo
(17 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...
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.
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 Interpretive Nature Trail.
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 ...
Jump America
(19 Miles)
Gurnee
Dodgeball, foam pits, and over 16,000 feet of trampoline! Bring the kids and walk in during open hours for jumping fun for everyone 4 and up!
Gurnee
From wet rides to dry and the gentle to the terrifying, they're bigger and better than ever with plenty of new additions and all the old favourites!
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.
Stay 2 Play
(19 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.
Gurnee
Rink Side Family Entertainment Center is an indoor facility that has SOMETHING FUN FOR EVERYONE-all under one roof! Along with the Ice Rink we have: Mini Golf! A Laser Tag Arena! Hundreds of Video & Prize Ticket Games! Rides!A Snack Bar!And we are i...
My Gym Wheaton
(19 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...
Kids Town
(20 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.
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.
Jump Zone
(20 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.
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.
Williamsburg
Get soaked and stoked on our frontier-themed custom rides and attractions! Make The Wasserbahn your personal family playground!
Brookfield Zoo
(22 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.
Chicago
Purple Monkey Playroom is a bright, fun, and nurturing play destination for infants to preschoolers, and their parents.

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Fun places to visit in Palatine with kids

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in Illinois - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), great historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in IL