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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...
Jump Zone
(7 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.
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.
Williamsburg
Get soaked and stoked on our frontier-themed custom rides and attractions! Make The Wasserbahn your personal family playground!
East Dundee
Around 30 features in what's essentially 3 parks in 1: family rides and amusements; petting zoo and the edutainment centre!
Funway
(13 Miles)
Batavia
Funway is over five acres of fun including both indoor and outdoor activities for the whole family to enjoy. Plan a birthday party or spend a rainy day with the family at our 20 Lane State-of-the-Art Bowling Alley, Arcade with over 75 games, Roller R...
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!
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 ...
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...
Schaumburg
This splashtastic indoor water park offers fun and excitement for the entire family! Features include Water Slidea, a Rapid Water Channel and a Water Playground!
Funflatables
(15 Miles)
Bloomingdale
5,000 square foot facility featuring many fun and interactive combo inflatables based in the kid zone of Stratford Square Mall.
Union
The excitement and charm of the Old West come alive at Donley's Wild West Town in Union, Illinois. Here you can experience life in the style of the Wild West where gunslingers have showdowns, and a narrow gauge train whistles past the Blacksmith's S...
Union
The Illinois Railway Museum, as you see it today, is the result of decades of effort by a dynamic group of dedicated volunteers. All of the buildings, track, locomotives and cars were assembled here at Union on what was once farmland. We welcome all ...
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!
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.
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...
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!
Woodstock
All Seasons Apple Orchard is a pick your own apple orchard located in Woodstock, IL. We offer more than 11,000 U-Pick apple trees and 12 varieties of apples. We also have a pick your own pumpkin patch (pumpkin picking), with six different varieties o...
SciTech Museum
(18 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...
FireZone
(18 Miles)
Schaumburg
A unique interactive indoor play center, allowing a fun, hands-on look into the world of firefighting. Limited opening times.
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...
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.
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
(19 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...
Schaumburg
An indoor family entertainment destination and play center with over three million LEGO® bricks and nine attractions!
My Gym Wheaton
(20 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...
My Gym Aurora
(20 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
Gymboree Play & Music is the global leader in classes for kids! Gymboree is a great place for moms and kids to make lifelong friends and learn in a fun environment. Gymboree classes are specially designed to help young children learn and develop as ...
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.
Cafe N Play
(20 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...
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.
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...
TreeHouse
(20 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...
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.
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...
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.
Island Lake
Indoor playground for children 6 years and under, with ride ons, toys and play areas.
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.
Lisle
offers an intriguing multi level adventure play frame which features all the classic fun features one expects including slides, plus dedicated toddler zone.
Safariland
(22 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...
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.
Raging Waves
(23 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!
Wauconda
Showcases aspects of local history using intriguing exhibits and hands on features to keep learning fun. Permanent and travelling exhibitions.
K1 Speed
(24 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!
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.
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...
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.
Boone
Has everything from Alligators to Zebra! Located just a few minutes outside of Rockford and provide family fun, entertainment, and education. Please note the limited opening details.

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