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…
East Troy Electric Railroad
East Troy, WI
The East Troy Electric Railroad runs from East Troy to Mukwonago in southeast Wisconsin. Regular weekend service begins May 10th and continues every weekend and holiday through October 26th. Weekday trains run from June 18th…
360 Chicago will take you to amazing heights with a unique open-air skywalk - 94 stories above the windy city!
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.
Nearly 200 acres of park space in Chicago with tennis courts, playgrounds, a fishing lagoon and even baseball fields...just to name a few!
A huge park in Chicago filled playgrounds, sports, nature, wildlife, and even a zoo!
Over 300 acres of Chicago park fun with gardens, sports activities, playgrounds and programs for kids!
Visit one of the first parks in Chicago with Grant Park, filled with museums, planetariums, festivals, events and park fun!
600 acres of park fun on Chicago's lakefront with playgrounds, a bird sanctuary, and prairies!
Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden
Come and get back to nature by exploring a beautiful botanical garden at Klehm Arboretum in Illinois!
Douglas Center for Environmental Education
Hike the Miller Woods Trail and through the unique ecosystems of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in the summer; attend award-winning environmental education programs year round; and when you get wintery snowshoeing and cross-country skiing…
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
15 miles of Lake Michigan shore line as well as wildlife, sandy beaches, hiking trails, wetlands, and prairies - and an amazing outdoor adventure for the whole family in Indiana!
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
185 acres of wetlands, forests, ravines and shores in this beautiful Milwaukee Nature Center for the whole family to explore
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
16 acres of outdoor natural beauty and gardens for the family to explore, with exotic plants, birds, and even a waterfall - all for FREE!
Silver Beach County Park
Saint Joseph, MI
Beach fun in Michigan perfect for kids, with playgrounds, sports, fishing, and special events!
Hickory Hills Campground
Great family camping fun in beautiful woodlands in Wisconsin, with swimming pool, beach, and fun activities for active kids!
Santas Village Azoosment Park
East Dundee, IL
Great family fun spending the day in three amusement parks in one...as well as a zoo!
Pirates Cove Childrens Theme Park
Elk Grove Village, IL
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 swashbucklers!
Six Flags Great America
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…
The Water Works
Splashtastic family fun for the day at this indoor water park loved by kids!
Coral Cove Water Park
Carol Stream, IL
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…
Pavilion Aquatic Center
Elk Grove Village, IL
Indoor and outdoor lap pools, lagoons, water slides, lessons, parties, and much more in this community aquatic center in Elk Grove!
Rainbow Falls Waterpark
Elk Grove Village, IL
A tropical paradise of thrills and excitement in Illinois! Kids can enjoy a fun house, giant water slides, tot pool, lazy river and more!
Aquatics and Nature Museum
Round Lake, IL
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.
Cypress Cove Family Aquatic Park
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.
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!
Skokie Water Playground
A fun place for the family to cool off in summer, this community water park has slides, play areas and a spray ground!
Belvidere Park and Ganster Pool
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.
Magic Waters Waterpark
Cherry Valley, IL
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!
CoCo Key Indoor Water Park
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!
Joliet Splash Station
Splashing family fun with this Illinois water park, with tunnels, slides, rapids, ravines, and tubes!
Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Resort
Great indoor water fun at this resort, with day passes available. 24,000 square feet of play zones, slides and lazy rivers! Great Illinois water fun all year round!
Deep River Waterpark
Crown Point, IN
Make a splash at Northern Indiana's largest family water park, with water fun over summer, and ice skating in winter.
Cool Waters Family Aquatic Park
West Allis, WI
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
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…
Kline Creek Farm
West Chicago, IL
A fascinating look back in time at an 1890s DuPage Country Farmstead. Costumed interpreters and cute animals ready for those kids!
Under 200 animals at this sweet Illinois zoo - AND all kids under 17s get in FREE!
216 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds with lots of beautiful animals waiting for families to visit them! An animal-tastic family day out in Chicago - both fun AND educational!
From the Alligators to the Zebra, this sweet Illinois zoo and farm has family fun, education, and entertainment! Great for those personal animal experiences!
Lincoln Park Zoo
Lincoln Park Zoo is a world of wildlife in the shadow of skyscrapers...and it's FREE! Kids can encounter animals from all over the planet, just minutes north of Chicago!