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A complete list of local indoor activities for kids of all ages. Find great ideas to plan a day full of kid-friendly fun in the western suburbs!
Every year, this is one of our most popular lists — and for good reason! Chicago’s west suburbs are full of indoor playgrounds to explore with your kids.
Places to have a kids birthday party, kids entertainment, party rentals… everything you need to plan an easy and fun kids birthday party!
Local Events for a Special Christmas with Kids
How To Make Time at Home Fun for Kids
The Best Deals in the Chicago Suburbs
Find a restaurant where kids eat free every day of the week on this list, organized by day with details included for each.
Visit Brookfield Zoo, the Shedd, MSI, and more for free! Check out our guide to find the best values when visiting local attractions.
Do Brookfield Zoo, downtown museum, and local children’s museum memberships pay off for families? We did the math.
Find the most current deals for half-price tickets from Kidlist! We have a great selection of shows, events, and attractions to choose from.
Local Things to Do with Kids Outside
The best playgrounds with photographs and descriptions so you can visit some new ones, schedule a playdate, or do a playground tour. Have fun!
Waterfalls, bridges and nature centers! Forest preserve trails for kids to enjoy, along with ideas, suggestions and highlights of each.
The Best Kid-Friendly Summer Activities
What better way to stay cool this summer than at a splash pad or spray park? Explore all the options… and don’t forget the sunscreen!
Find a strawberry picking farm a short ride from the suburbs of Chicago and get some great tips for u-pick strawberries! Picking start dates included.
Pop some popcorn, pack your lawn chairs, and enjoy a beautiful summer evening with outdoor family movies in the western suburbs.
All of the french and farmers markets in Chicago’s west suburbs. Find locations, days, times, and a free printable of markets by day!
Best Seasonal Activities with Kids
Celebrate the season with these family-friendly Halloween events! Decorate pumpkins, watch spooky movies, listen to a storyteller, and more.
My family has tried so many failed recipes over the years. Then we found the best caramel apple recipe ever and it’s absolutely delicious!
We have the scoop on all of the best kids classes and teams near you. Sports, Fine Arts, Brain Power, Classes for Little Kids in one place!
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