Outings for Stir-Crazy Kids

Don’t let the never ending energy of your children rage out of hand. Get out of the house and have fun! Fill your day with events and activities specifically tailored for children, and the sanity of their parents, at any of these fun locations throughout Chicagoland.

KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark
If you and your family need a little Florida in the Chicago winter, look no further than Gurnee’s KeyLime Cove. Let the kids put on their swimsuits and run free. There are slides for all ages and a lazy river for those who enjoy life in the slow lane. When you’re done playing in the water, enjoy a cheeseburger and ice cream. You can even make your stay at KeyLime cove a mini vacation at one of their hotel rooms.

Kid City
Every parent should have a Kid City in their neighborhood. Kid City, on Grand Avenue in Chicago, organizes events, parties and camps for children afflicted with cabin fever all year round. Your child will be fed, interact with other children and burn energy while you run errands or enjoy personal time. Party packages for your special holidays and Parent’s Night Out events are also available.

Hollywood Park
This massive space in Crestwood has tons to keep your kids occupied. From video games to a laser maze and bumper cars, prepare for a full day of fun. Little tykes can enjoy rides just for them, as well as costumed characters for photo opportunities. Grown-ups will love the Hollywood memorabilia on display for all to enjoy.

DuPage Children’s Museum
The DuPage Children’s Museum is the place for your children to discover gravity, physics and the fundamentals of science while still having a great time! The museum offers a host of organized activities designed to teach and entertain.

Legoland Discovery Center Schaumburg
If you have Lego enthusiasts at home, then there is no need to explain Legoland. Chances are your kids have already been begging to go. Legoland of Schaumburg has an excellent website with details of attractions and special events. Buy tickets or season passes online to take advantage of discounted prices.

Little Beans Cafe
Little Beans Cafe offers a world of imagination and play for children, as well as delicious coffee and pastries for adults. The shop offers dozens of classes for babies, children and adults. You can enroll in yoga, Zumba, movement, music, dance, singing and so much more.