Indoor Activities

Whether it’s too hot, too cold, rainy, or just you just feel like spending some time indoors, you will find all of the ideas you need to plan a fun day! Scroll through all of these indoor activities and see what peaks your interest, then click on the category heading and you will be taken to a full list of local options. We have all the details about locations! Many have photographs and more information to help you decide where to go and what your kids will be interested in depending on their age and interests.

All of these lists were made by local moms for local parents, grandparents, and caregivers. Do you have an idea for a topic that hasn’t been covered or a spot that you’ve been enjoying? Comment below and let us know!

If you are looking for other resources, visit our Resources for Families page, buy half-price tickets to great local attractions and shows on our Half-Price Ticket page, and peruse our Outdoor Activities page.

Vacation Bible School (VBS) Summer 2018
Find a Vacation Bible School where your children can learn about God through fun activities and songs over the summer. (Also referred to as VBS.)

Vacation Bible School (VBS) in the Southwest Suburbs
VBS is a great way for kids to learn about God, make new friends, and have a fun week during the summer. Check out our list of free and cheap VBS programs!

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center in Willow Springs
Visiting the Little Red Schoolhouse is a rite of passage for all children in the nearby southwest and west suburbs! Check out our insider's guide!

Indoor Family Fun in the Southwest Suburbs
We compiled all of our best articles so you can have all of the indoor options for family fun in the southwest suburbs in one place.

Bunny Breakfasts and Other Easter Meal Options in the Western Suburbs
Find options for bunny breakfasts and other ways to eat with the Easter Bunny this spring. Don't forget to make reservations!

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny Events
Celebrate Easter by taking the kids to breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Use our guide below to find a breakfast with the bunny event near you!

25 Rainy Day Activities in the Southwest Suburbs
It's raining, it's pouring, staying inside is getting boring! With help from this list and your imagination boring, rainy days will be a thing of the past!

25 Things to Do with Kids on a Rainy Day in the Western Suburbs
This list of rainy-day fun around town (and at home) will help transform long, gloomy days into opportunities for cozy time together.

Spring Break Camps, Activities, and Events in the Western Suburbs
In town for Spring Break? Check out all of these camps, ideas for activities, and kid-friendly events during spring break in Chicago's western suburbs.

2018 Southwest Suburb Spring Break Camps and Activities
From drop-in fun to camps with extended care, we've got all the spring break activities in Chicago's south suburbs, from Joliet to Orland Park and beyond.

Easter Egg Hunts in the Western Suburbs
A comprehensive list of all the egg hunts in Chicago's western suburbs, brought to you by Flying High Sports & Rec Center!

Easter Egg Hunts in the Southwest Suburbs
Easter egg hunts are popping up all over the southwest suburbs and there is no better way to get out and enjoy the spring than going on an egg hunt!