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Historical Attractions in Western Springs

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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.
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.
South Bend
If you're looking for a magnificent historic site that showcases an elegant, 38-room Victorian mansion, a charming cottage reflecting the 1930s, a gallery that chronicles local history, a gallery of Notre Dame history, a children's museum plus compel...
Eagle
Who knew history could be so fun?! Explore life in the late 1800s/early 1900s in a very hands-on way. Dig into some 19th century chores, meet farmers and townfolk, get up close with animals, or learn what life was really like working and living on a ...
Milwaukee
Prepare for an awesome journey that will take you through technical wonders, mystical and innovative exhibits, and natural splendor. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Wisconsin
Battle Ground
A fun outdoor trip back in time. Kids and adults can have fun on the farmstead, tall grass prairie and our Woodland Native American Village.
Fishers
It’s an amazing living history experience your whole family is sure to enjoy and learn from as you live Prairietown history first hand! Plus the Animal Encounters Barn, Discovery Station, Science Lab and Craft Corner.
Wisconsin Dells
Inspire your imagination and unlock the secrets to a universe of fun! With over 150 hands-on activities, this interactive science center will have you guessing, thinking and exploring the world of science, space and technology!
Indianapolis
The President Benjamin Harrison Home is the former residence of President Benjamin Harrison (1889 to 1893). This museum is dedicated to his achievements and his impact on United States history.
Menasha
The Barlow Planetarium at the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley opened to the public on March 20, 1998. This is a world-class facility for 3-D excitement, giant full-color special effects and crystal-clear, five-channel, 10,000 watt THX surround ...
Appleton
From historical photos of people, buildings, and machines to samples of pulp and paper, there's lots to touch, smell, and examine. Play space included.
Springfield
Combining scholarship and showmanship, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in downtown Springfield, Illinois communicates the amazing life and times of Abraham Lincoln in unforgettable ways.
Wonder Lab
(193 Miles)
Bloomington
WonderLab is a private 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to provide opportunities for people of all ages, especially children, to experience the wonder and excitement of science through hands-on exhibits and programs that stimulate c...
Vincennes
History is boring! If this is what you think - then you need to visit George Rogers Clark National Historical Park.
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.
Schaumburg
An indoor family entertainment destination and play center with over three million LEGO® bricks and nine attractions!
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!
Milwaukee
Experience a desert oasis, a tropical jungle and special floral gardens , all in one afternoon . . . and an amazing lighting display in the evening! The incredible diversity of plantlife you will encounter reminds us all of the Earth's unique divers...
Mattawan
All sorts of crazy karts, a thrill ride and 18 hole mountain mini golf. A great afternoon for kids 40" and taller!
Holland
A visit to Nelis' Dutch Village is like a step back into the Netherlands of over 100 years ago. Fun activities include Dutch Dance Lessons, a Dutch swing ride, a 1924 carousel, petting zoo with farm animals, games and events. Take a Goat for a Wa...
Air Zoo
(113 Miles)
Portage
Features amusement park-style rides, full-motion flight simulators, RealD 3D/4D Missions Theater, as well as more than 50 rare and historic aircraft, plus exhibits and educational activities.
Muskegon
Michigans largest amusement park with many rides. Something for everyone.
Extreme World
(164 Miles)
Wisconsin Dells
Welcome to Extreme World in Wisconsin Dells, WI. Located in the heart of Wisconsin Dells, Extreme World is the largest extreme sports park of it's kind in the Midwest.
Wisconsin Dells
No matter the weather, the time of year nor your taste in water and theme park attractions, Mt. Olympus beckons as a land of myth and adventure where the only thing you will never be, is bored.
Wisconsin Dells
We measure fun in SCREAMS PER SECOND. Find us at the intersection of Stand Rock Road and Broadway at the Wisconsin River Bridge in beautiful Wisconsin Dells.
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...
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...
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.
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
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...
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!
Chesterton
Splash Down Dunes is Northwest Indiana
Crown Point
In the 12 seasons Deep River waterpark has been operating we have bough SPLASHtacular Fun to millions!
Williamsburg
Get soaked and stoked on our frontier-themed custom rides and attractions! Make The Wasserbahn your personal family playground!
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.
Raging Waves
(40 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!
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.
Joliet
Splash Station enjoyed its first full season of fun in 2003. Joliet's Splash Station Waterpark includes fun for the whole family.
Splash Valley
(50 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.
Cherry Valley
Magic Waters Waterpark is WAVES OF FUN! Rockford Park District operates this family-friendly waterpark with high standards for safety, cleanliness, and friendly customer service. We're close by and a good value, so you can spend an enjoyable day t...
Rockford
CoCo Key is Northern Illinois' only all indoor water park. Enjoy 60000 sq ft of attractions, huge arcade with redemption prizes, birthday party rooms, private cabanas, snack bars and more.
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 pool, slide down a water slide, float down the lazy...
Watervliet
Super family water park with body, tube and extreme water slides, lagoon, river run and more! Life guards always on duty.
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.
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 some with passenger options.
Kokomo
Waterpark for the whole family.
Full Blast
(133 Miles)
Battle Creek
Indoor and outdoor water park with 4 big slides, 2 leisure pools and interactive splash play area, plus trampolines, basketball courts, water wars cannon game and an inflatable jungle play area with slide.
Splash House
(137 Miles)
Marion
Wave Pool Kiddy Area Lazy River Therapeutic Pool Racer Slides The Big Flush (bowl slide) 2 Concession Stands 3 Cabanas
Noblesville
50-meter pool and a separate diving pool with 1-meter and 3-meter spring boards. The 50-meter pool features a magnificent water slide and the tots have their own area with fun features.

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