It will be the best summer ever at Raging Waves, the largest waterpark in Illinois. With its playful Australian theme, quality concessions, and state-of-the-art tube rides, speed slides, kiddie splash areas, lazy river, and wave pool, everyone in the family will have a memorable time. Raging Waves is in suburban Yorkville, IL, only 45 minutes west of Chicago. Don't miss the all new Cowabunga Zip Line. It's over 2000 feet, 4- courses of high-flying, rippin'-zippin' fun! Feel the adrenalin rush as you race across Illinois' Largest Watepark while hanging 72 feet in the air! 4000 North Bridge Street (Rt. 47), Yorkville, IL 60560 (630-882-6575) www.RagingWaves.com
Itasca Caribbean Paradise Waterpark
100 N. Catalpa
Itasca IL 60143
Enjoy an 8-lane, zero-depth entry main pool with Bubbler Bench, Geysers, Deck Sprays, and a Spinning Vortex. Check out the Dive Well with high and low diving boards, and a drop slide! The little ones will love our children’s pool with an interactive playground, zero-depth entry, slides, spray toys, and more! Also enjoy our 180-foot winding waterslide! Take a break and enjoy concessions at our Snack Shack. Birthday Parties and Rentals are available starting at $125. Our hours: Wed-Fri Aug 20-22 from 9:30am-12pm in the Zero-Depth only and 12pm-6pm in the Main Pool only. Fee: $6 Itasca Waterpark is also open weekends 11:30-6:30pm through Sept 1 with a fee of $9.
Magic Waters Water Park
Phone: 815-96-MAGIC or 1-800-373-1679
Cherry Valley Illinois
Visit one of the largest water parks in Illinois located just off I-90 near Rockford. Experience the Double Dare Drop 75 ft. Speed Slides, Tsunami Bay Wave Pool, Typhoon Terror Adventure Ride and the thrill a minute Splash Blaster Water Coaster Ride. Enter the dark tunnel of the Abyss for lots of twists and turns or relax on the 1,200 ft. Splash Magic River. Have tons of fun at Tiki Island where a 1,000 gallon pineapple water bucket spills to the delight of guests! Coolers welcome or grab lunch at the new Ocho’s Cantina! Luxury cabanas available. Free Parking. Visit magicwaterswaterpark.com for hours, rates and container policy.
Timber Ridge Lodge & Water Park
Lake Geneva WI 43147
Phone: Toll Free: (866) 636-4502
Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa is highlighted by 1,300 acres of picturesque Lake Geneva countryside. Timber Ridge Lodge features spacious suites perfect for families and includes kitchens, whirlpool tubs, private bedrooms and fireplaces, along with a year-round 50,000 sq. ft. indoor/outdoor waterpark. With plenty of dining options, a game arcade, horseback riding, golf, skiing and much more, it's the perfect choice for the whole family.
Chicagoland Speedway Kids Club & Family Fun
Joliet IL 60435
The Kids Club is the perfect place for all young race fans to gain an introduction into the world of racing. Be sure to check out our website to explore the many enjoyable activities, upcoming events and racing info. We have a lot of fun planned for you, so be sure not to miss out on any of the action! Don’t forget to keep an eye out for Dash, Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway’s biggest fan!
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
Pirates’ Cove Children’s Theme Park opens Memorial Weekend. Saturday, May 24th 10am to 4pm, Sunday, May 25th noon to 4pm and Monday, May 26th 10am to 4pm. Summer Season is from May 31st to August 17th. Summer hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10am to 4pm. Tuesday and Thursday 10am to 8pm and Sunday noon to 4pm. Admission is $11 per child and adults are always free! There is a big pirate ship, paddle boats, a climbing wall and a giant slide. Enjoy a child size carousel, hand propelled trains, and the Safari Express train ride. There are concessions but you may bring your own food. Free parking. Visit the web site for additional information.
Route 66 Raceway
Joliet IL 60435
Route 66 Raceway is a motorsports facility that has something for everyone. And kid’s, ages 12 and younger, are FREE to over 6 events! The Quarter-Mile Drag Strip hosts several major drag racing events, including O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals. The Half-Mile Clay Oval features racing Team Demolition Derbies and Traxxas TORC Series. Visit our website for all the details and come on out and feed your need for speed!
Siegel's Cottonwood Farms Events
Crest Hill IL 60441
Our 40 acre 100 year old Family Farm is a great place to get away, relax, breath in the fresh air and enjoy the outdoors. We offer a unique location, exceptional facilities and fun activities that make every event memorable. It’s a one of a kind experience with a wide variety of activities and fun for all ages. Come climb the 26 foot Rock Climbing Wall, take a ride on the Hayrack, find Gem Mining treasures, experience the Ghost Town Railroad, enjoy the Farm Animal Petting Zoo, test your skill at the Horseshoe Pits, thrill to the Giant Double Slide and Much More. Our Pole Barn and Tents offer the perfect enclosures for your gathering. Visit our website for all the details.
Naperville IL 60540
Naper Settlement is an exciting, family-friendly outdoor history museum featuring 12 acres of learning, fun and interactive opportunities for all ages. It’s where history comes to play! Tour the buildings and participate in hands-on activities at the Print Shop and Log House, attend class in a one-room schoolhouse, see a working Blacksmith Shop and visit the spectacular Victorian mansion. Naper Settlement is located near downtown Naperville, just steps away from dining, shopping and the Riverwalk.
A Zoo To You Petting Zoos & Pony Rides
Marengo IL 60152
Our mobile petting zoos, pony rides and pony wheel rentals will make your next birthday, community event, picnic or other special occasion a sure hit. Our animals will always arrive clean to your location with experienced handlers. We are fully insured and USDA licensed. A Zoo To You will take care of everything from set up to clean up. We make it effortless for you so that you can enjoy your event without any worries or concerns
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Chicago IL 60602
Explore stories and places locals don't even know with our guided, interactive walking and bus tours of history, culture and architecture. Our "Inside the Loop" interior architectural walking tour visits magnificent lobbies and the underground Pedway system. The "Historic Bar Tour" digs into Chicago's entertainment history while grabbing drinks and appetizers. Tours include shared use of iPads with historic photos and film clips and special gifts. Founded by a former tour guide and travel writer for Rick Steves.
Kane County Cougars Kids Events
An exciting twist on the traditional birthday party, the Kane County Cougars offer four Birthday Blast Packages to suit your style and budget. Each package includes game tickets, food and drink, special birthday memories and much more. Reserve a birthday package with the Kane County Cougars and let us do all the work so you can enjoy a special day with your guest of honor.
Starved Rock Adventures
Plan Your 2014 Get-Away Today!
Contact: Our Friendly Staff
Phone: (815) 434-9200
Starved Rock Adventures is just 80 miles west of Chicago in the Illinois River Valley and minutes from Starved Rock State Park and Starved Rock Lodge. Come experience a historical adventure on The Belle of the Rock paddle boat tours. We offer houseboat rentals and vacations as well as lodging with our harbor side villas and suites. In addition to our overnight accommodations, we offer a variety of watercraft including, pontoon boats, speed boats and canoes, wave runners and more.
Starved Rock Adventures allows you to experience the beautiful Illinois River Valley in a completely new and different way. You will be able to view historic towns, state parks, impressive bluffs and abundant wildlife as you cruise the valley. Perfect for Special Events, Weddings, Corporate Outings, Luncheon Cruises, Private Parties, Bus Tours and more. Whatever your inclination, contact us today to schedule your vacation get-away today!
Donley's Wild West Town Group Events
Rt. 20 South Union Road
Union IL 60180
Donley's Wild West Town and Museum is a one of a kind destination full of excitement, fun and delicious food! You will be magically taken back to the Old West as you explore the museum with genuine Cowboy memorabilia, Gold Mining equipment and much more. Stroll down Old West Town Streets and peer through the windows and view what life was like back then. Then off you go to experience the Wild West yourself… Pan for Gold, enjoy a "Live" Wild West Show, take Roping Lessons, throw Tomahawks, and try your hand at Huck Finns Slingshots, the Archery Range and lots more. Call our Friendly Staff Today! Ask about our "Special Group Rates" for Corporate Outings, Park Districts, Day Care Centers, Scouts, Seniors, Organizations, Family Reunions or Any Group looking for a fantastic experience!
Crestwood IL 60445
Year-Round Fun at Hollywood Park where the Excitement Never Ends! It’s the one and only place for an incredible mixture of Indoor and Outdoor fun-filled attractions designed for all ages. Bumper Cars, Go-Carts, Mini-Golf, Climbing Wall, Arcade Games, Café, Pizzeria, Hollywood Memorabilia on display! Affordable Fun-filled Birthday Packages offer several options that will make your celebration one to remember.
Bartlett IL 60103
Cross Country Skiing, Sleigh Rides, Snowtubing, Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding adventures are right in your backyard. Just a short drive from anywhere in Chicagoland. Snowmaking, Quad-Chair Lift, Ski School, Skiwee Programs and rental equipment are available.
Donley's Wild West Town
Union Illinois 60180
Experience the excitement and charm of the Old West as it comes alive at Donley's Wild West Town in Union, Illinois. Pan for Gold, take roping lessons from a cowboy, enjoy the petting zoo and pony rides, tomahawk throw, kiddie hand cars, archery range, pop gun gallery, venture canoe rides, Huck Finns sling shots and world famous museum displays. Experience the live action Wild West Show, Donley's Wild West Town is packed with activities for the whole family.This Attraction is Open May - September Only
Joliet IL 60435
Phone: 888-629-RACE (7223)
Located three miles south of I-80 on historic Route 66 and only 40 minutes from downtown Chicago, this state-of-the-art motorsports facility boasts a multi-million dollar, 1.5-mile D shaped, tri-oval speedway that annually hosts the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series™, NASCAR Nationwide series™, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™ and ARCA Racing Series® presented by Menards®
McHenry Outdoor Theatre
Great Family Entertainment Value. Two movies for the price of one. Come out and enjoy a night under the stars at our classic Drive In Movie Theatre. Conveniently located just North of Chicago, 1/2 mile North of Route 120.
Odyssey Fun World
Naperville & Tinley Park
Odyssey Fun World is Chicagoland's premiere entertainment facility with locations in Naperville and Tinley Park. Featuring interactive video and prize redemption games, laser tag, bumper cars, the largest 4-level soft playland around and Chipper's Cafe. Outdoor attractions in Tinley Park include mini-golf, go-karts, bumper boats, batting cages and kids park. We specialize in birthday parties, corporate and group events.
Oak Park Segways
Chicago Indoor Segway Tours
INDOOR SEGWAY RIDING! Winter boredom is now a thing of the past. Come ride our 45,000 square foot controlled course. Call today to reserve your time slot. Party with friends or bring a group to celebrate a special occasion. We also offer One of a Kind Outdoor FUN Tours: Twilight Rides and Holiday Lights Friday & Saturday nights, Segway/Golf Packages, Delicious Chocolate Rides, Unique Frank Lloyd Wright Tour, 90 Minute Rides and The Extreme Adventure. Visit our website for all the details.
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Santa's Village Azoosment Park
East Dundee IL
Celebrating 55 Years of Family Fun! This Season, We proudly celebrate our 55th year of providing great family fun to generations of visitors. Help us Celebrate all season long! Santa’s Village AZoosment Park offers kiddie and family thrill rides, a barn and petting zoo, domestic and exotic animals, live shows, games, shops, and restaurants. Open May through October. One admission price includes all activities - rides, shows, animal encounters and attractions! Picnic baskets are welcome and parking is FREE. Santa’s Village AZoosment Park is conveniently located in East Dundee, IL minutes from I-90. Great for Group Outings, Family Reunions and Birthday Parties! For hours, directions and pricing please visit our website at www.santasvillagedundee.com or call 847-426-6751.
Green Meadows Petting Farm
33603 High Drive (Hwy 20)
East Troy WI 53120
Come meet all of our friendly animals at our educational animal farm petting zoo located in Waterford, WI. Spend a relaxing day at the farm! Milk a cow, play with the animals, cuddle a bunny, take a hayride, play in the haymow, pony rides for kids, and so much more!!!! We are a great destination for:Field trips for kids, A family day in the country,Kids birthday parties, School groups and day care centers, Church groups and scouts, Corporate events or Any other special event.Family run business since 1964 where memories are made!!
Absolutely Chicago Segway
Chicago IL 60601
If you're looking for fun things to do in Chicago, try a guided Segway tour! Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours gives you fantastic views of Chicago's famous attractions: Navy Pier, the Museum Campus, Lake Michigan, Buckingham Fountain, Lakefront Festivals, Millennium Park, Grant Park, the "Bean", and more!
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MRP Motorsport & Michiana Raceway Park
North Liberty IN 46554
MRP Motorsport/Michiana Raceway Park has provided families and businesses alike a unique entertainment experience in the form of go kart racing. Offering karting schools, youth karting programs, corporate entertainment and party hosting. We specialize in: Corporate Team Building Programs, Company Picnics, Employee Reward Programs, Family Outings, Birthday & Bachelor Parties. For Go Karts and Go Kart Racing call us today or visit our website for more information.
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1777 S. Blanchard Rd.,
Wheaton IL 60187
• Zero depth pool to 16 feet • Three 25M lap lanes • 2 body slides • 1 tube slide• One 3M diving board • Two 1M diving boards • Children's spray area includes: waterfall, baby pool, geysers, and morning glories • Sand play area • Volleyball area • Sun hill and lounge chair areas • Concession stand• Eating areas • Plenty of deck space • Pool passes available!
Tall Ship Windy of Chicago
Contact: Captain Bruce
Chicago IL 60611
Join today's adventure for spectacular city views, exciting Great Lakes history, and the simple joy of sailing aboard Windy, Chicago's very own tall ship! During your 75 minute cruise, passengers are encouraged to join our crew and help Hoist the Sails and Pass Commands from deck to deck aboard the 148' gaff rig schooner, Tall Ship Windy. Windy sails with the wind, making every sail different, as we go where the wind takes us. Our crew loves to talk and answer questions about sailing, Great Lakes History and Chicago's skyline. After work bring your friends and join us for the Friday night “Whale Watching Sail” designed to take away the stress of the day complimented by beautiful views of Chicago. Most days you could find a "pirate" or a 19th Century sailor, or two, telling stories of a Sailor’s Life, Real Life Piracy, and Ghostly happenings! Tickets are sold online or at the Windy Ticket Booth, located at Navy Pier. The season runs from May - October, please check our website for the specific schedule and admission information.
Cascade Drive In Movie Theatre
West Chicago Illinois
Welcome to Cascade Drive In Movie Theatre. We offer first-run movies every night through the Summer months. Fun for the whole family. A double feature every night. Located 1 mile East of Route 59 on North Avenue, West Chicago, Illlinois
Prairie Path Mini Golf
100 N. Naperville Rd.
Wheaton IL 60187
This 18-hole prairie themed mini golf course has a center water feature and 10 holes that are ADA accessible. It also has a practice putting green. Daily Specials: Monday is Kids Day: $1 off for each child under 15. Tuesday is Two-for-One Day: Play two rounds of golf for the price of one. Wednesday is Grandparents Day: One grandparent’s admission is free per paid grandchild.
1356 North Gary Ave.
Wheaton IL 60187
Cosley Zoo is situated on five acres and dotted with ponds, this nationally recognized zoo offers an intimate experience with a large variety of domestic farm animals and native Illinois wildlife. A stroll through the barn gives visitors an opportunity to encounter a wooly llama, playful goats and a host of other animals. Discover wildlife exhibits, with their shady expanses which immerse you in natural habitats for White-tailed Deer, Red Fox, Three-toed Box Turtles, a Black-crowned Night Heron and a collection of other animals.
Abbey Farms of Marmion Abbey
850 Butterfield Road
Aurora IL 60502
Phone: (630) 936-0034
Abbey Farms is unique. Our guests step back in time a few years. We offer something a little different– no haunting themes, no electronic games, no gimmicks, just good old-fashioned outdoor fun for everyone.
Skip the long ride to the country and come to Abbey Farms for outdoor fun right in your backyard! We have one of the largest corn mazes in Kane County and have quickly become a favorite among visitors. Stay around into the evening hours on Fridays & Saturdays for wood fires and our fun, non-haunted, evening flashlight corn maze. Unlike many other farms, most farm activities are included with your admission, free parking and red Radio Flyer wagons available while at the farm! Be sure to stop by our brand new Nagel Emporium & Bakery offering pumpkins and other items! Visit us online for more information.
100 S. Barnes Road
Aurora IL 60506
Blackberry Farm is a unique, family-friendly venue that offers a beautiful backdrop for your next event. A 54-acre living history museum with two gorgeous new shelters, an open-air event plaza and scenic picnic sites, it is the perfect location for corporate outings, family reunions, weddings and parties. Enjoy carousel, train, hay wagon, pony and paddle boat rides in addition to outdoor experiences, such as the new Adventure Playground. After-hour and daytime reservations are available for celebrations of all sizes!
Steves Segway Tours
Contact: Steven Beier
Chicago Segway Tours
The most fun and educational segway tour in Chicago! Truthfully! Our fantastic and humorous tour guides discuss architecture, history and interesting facts along the way. We’ll travel along the lakefront, by Millennium Park and visit the whole Museum Campus! Come ride, learn and play on our Segways! At Steve’s, we offer more tour options than any other company. Bring your camera as there will be plenty of great photo opportunities. Please see our website for much, much more information. OPEN ALL YEAR.
Naperville Park District Fun
Naperville Park District wants to be your recreation destination! With 140 parks located throughout more than 2,500 acres across the Naperville community, we have recreation opportunities for people of all ages and interests. Add to that more than 1,400 sports, arts and environmental programs for young children, teens, adults and active older adults, there are plenty of opportunities to learn, play, exercise, socialize and energize your life. We also have many free, seasonal events that you won’t want to miss! To learn more about our parks, programs and facilities like historic Centennial Beach, visit our website and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
Illinois Railway Museum
Union IL 60180
Come to the Greatest Railway Museum in the Country. Great Fun for Everyone! At Illinois Railway Museum you will experience Train Rides, Activities for the Children and Adults. Make it an Incredible Family Fun Day.
Special Programs are available and can be viewed on our website, your visit will be one to be remembered for many years to come. The mission of the IRM is to demonstrate the vital role railroads have played in the growth of the Chicago area as well as the US through the preservation and operation of railroad and mass transit rolling stock. Visit our website for more information.
Paint Pursuit Games
Outdoor Field Near Joliet
Are you looking for something fun, exciting, and unique to do at your next Corporate Outing, Party, Youth Group, or Team Builder? We are the prefect place to bring your group for an adventure they will enjoy and not forget. Our fully equipped facilities for Paintball Pursuit Games, and Corporate Team Building Events has been serving Chicagoland since 1988. We specializes in providing private groups with a friendly, professional atmosphere. Call Today and discover what makes us different.
Sugar Grove Family Fun Center
9 S. 825 State Route 47
Sugar Grove IL 60554
Sugar Grove Family Fun Center is the place to be for great family fun. Sugar Grove Family Fun Center has two go-kart tracks, two mini golf courses, bumper boats, a lighted golf driving range and a game and party room. We are a wonderful facility for fundraisers, birthday parties, scouting events, church groups, camp field trips, corporate outings and more. We're easy to find, straight west of Chicago take I-88 west to the Sugar Grove exit. Continue west on Rt. 30 two miles to Rt. 47. Take Rt. 47 south about 2 miles