Best indoor amusement parks in Chicago and the suburbs


Go Bananas

Kids will love: The Python Pit Roller Coaster is transformed into "The Dark Jungle Experience." During certain times each hour, riders will experience the thrill of riding in total darkness.

Adults will love: Go Bananas maintains a family atmosphere with its rule, "No one under 13 is allowed in without an adult; no one over 13 is allowed in without a little kid." Also, it's an Internet hot-spot.

Mechanical rides: JJ's Driving School bumper cars, Yak Attack & Python Pit roller coasters, Jungle Junction train ride and Banana Squadron "flying" ride.

Other features: Four-story soft playground, which is completely free. Video and redemption games. Highway 66 bowling lanes.

Food options: All the midway standards plus salads, sandwiches and wraps. Premium ice cream in a variety of flavors makes for a great treat.

Admission/attraction price: Ride tickets can be purchased for $1.25 each, 10 for $8.49 and 20 for $12.99. Rides are one to three tickets each. Unlimited ride, all-day wristbands are $13.99 ($8.99 for children under 36 inches tall). Discount coupons are available on the website, which can reduce the cost of a wristband to $7.99 ($4.99 under 36 inches) Monday-Thursday. By joining the Banana Bunch, families can receive coupons valid on Friday and Sunday. Parents ride free with their kids.

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