Arcades, Game Rooms, and Laser Tag in the Southwest Suburbs

Arcades, game rooms, and laser tag venues are a great destination for family fun—because the adults can play, too! As kids get older, these are also great activities for groups of friends to do together for a special outing or birthday. To find a spot near you, check out our round-up of where to find arcades, game rooms, and laser tag in Chicago’s southwest suburbs. This post is sponsored by Haunted Trails.

HAUNTED TRAILS
Family Entertainment Center & Outdoor Park
1453 N. Broadway St. (Rt. 53)
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 722-7800

Haunted Trails isn’t scary, but it is Monstrous Fun because this park has it all! There are two Game Rooms with a hundreds of latest and coolest games. There’s an awesome laser tag arena, indoor and outdoor rides, batting cages, two 18-hole award-winning miniature golf courses, 2 amazing go kart tracks plus a Jr. Raceway for younger drivers. Haunted Trails was recently recognized as “Best in 2017 for Birthday Parties and Family Fun”.* Discounted Birthday party and group packages are available, however, advanced reservations are required. The Charmin’ Charley’s Restaurant menu includes freshly-made thin crust pizzas, monster burgers and other delicious sandwiches served with fries. The three picnic groves are the perfect location for a company family picnic and can house up to 2,000 guests. Daily and Holiday specials are listed on the website. For Spring Break enjoy: UNLIMITED Rides & Attractions for just $20! Open daily. Hours vary.

Arcades, Game Rooms, and Laser Tag in the Southwest Suburbs

AmazingFun Land
412-416 North Weber Road
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 524-4717 and (815) 293-6350
In addition to a laser tag arena, AmazingFun Land has arcade games with a prize counter, bumper cars, virtual reality experiences, and toddler-friendly activities including a ball pit and giant plush blocks.

Chicago Street Pinball Arcade
215 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, IL 60432
(779) 279-8799
This unique spot in downtown Joliet is home to more than 30 pinball machines, as well as other arcade games. Admission is all-you-can-play, so there’s no begging for another quarter.

Chuck E. Cheese’s
16090 Harlem Avenue
Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 429-9230
Chuck E. Cheese’s offers video and arcade games where kids can earn tickets to redeem for prizes. There’s also a pizzeria onsite, which serves beer and wine for adults.

CMP Tactical Lazer Tag
10315 Vans Drive
Frankfort IL, 60423
(815) 806-2020
CMP Tactical Lazer Tag offers a more intense take on laser tag with realistic metal guns, multi-level buildings, and objectives for gameplay. They think of it as a video game come to life. Players must be 8 or older and at least 48″ tall.

Dave & Buster’s
49 Orland Square Dr
Orland Park, IL 60462
(708) 428-2100
Dave & Buster’s is a family friendly indoor arcade for grown-ups and kids alike. In addition to classic and new arcade games, they have billiards and a restaurants. Note that kids must leave by 11 pm on Fridays and Saturdays.

Family Fun Zone
2333 Theodore St
Crest Hill, IL 60403
(815) 729-9191
Family Fun Zone includes indoor roller skating, laser tag, an arcade, and a restaurant. There’s a dedicated space for parents to hang out (with free Wi-Fi) and watch the fun.

Gizmos Fun Factory
66 Orland Square Drive
Orland Park, IL 60462
(708) 949-8948
This indoor amusement center has a future-themed laser tag arena and 70+ arcade games in addition to their other rides and attractions.

HAUNTED TRAILS
Family Entertainment Center & Outdoor Park
1453 N. Broadway St. (Rt. 53)
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 722-7800

Haunted Trails isn’t scary, but it is Monstrous Fun because this park has it all! There are two Game Rooms with a hundreds of latest and coolest games. There’s an awesome laser tag arena, indoor and outdoor rides, batting cages, two 18-hole award-winning miniature golf courses, 2 amazing go kart tracks plus a Jr. Raceway for younger drivers. Haunted Trails was recently recognized as “Best in 2017 for Birthday Parties and Family Fun”.* Discounted Birthday party and group packages are available, however, advanced reservations are required. The Charmin’ Charley’s Restaurant menu includes freshly-made thin crust pizzas, monster burgers and other delicious sandwiches served with fries. The three picnic groves are the perfect location for a company family picnic and can house up to 2,000 guests. Daily and Holiday specials are listed on the website. For Spring Break enjoy: UNLIMITED Rides & Attractions for just $20! Open daily. Hours vary.

Haunted Trails Burbank
7759 Harlem Avenue
Burbank, IL 60459
(708) 598-8580
Haunted Trails Burbank is a bit smaller than the Joliet location. There’s no laser tag here, but you’ll still find a big year-round game room, a redemption center, and a restaurant (along with similar seasonal attractions).

Odyssey Fun World
19111 Oak Park Avenue
Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 429-3800
This big indoor and outdoor park includes laser tag, indoor rides, go-karts, games with tickets for prizes, mini-golf, zip-lining and more.

PGN Fun Village
8125 West 95th Street
Hickory Hills, IL 60457
(708) 430-7900
This castle-themed family fun village includes an indoor arcade and game room with prizes, as well as a three-story playland, mini-golfing, jump n’ fun, and more.

Did we miss your favorite spot? Let us know in the comments, then check out our indoor activities page for more ideas for indoor fun!

About the Author

Rachel Matuch
Rachel is a writer and mom of two boys who lives in Woodridge. She recently moved from Downers Grove and grew up in Naperville, but she and her husband have been discovering new things to do now that they’ve got a toddler and baby in tow. Rachel loves cooking, playing board games, and regularly raiding the Woodridge library. She also volunteers with teens at Four Corners Community Church, which makes her feel like an old geezer.

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