Fun Things to Do with Kids in Chicago’s Northwest Suburbs

Plan a day in the Northwest Suburbs with these exciting family activities!

The Northwest Suburbs in Chicagoland offer plenty of family fun for kids of all ages. From attractions to parks and restaurants, you can plan out an exciting day with plenty of things to do.

Our complete list below includes fun ideas for your entire family including towns like Glenview, Arlington Heights, Palatine, Park Ridge and more. Enjoy exploring!

Looking for more fun things to do with kids? Take a look at our Weekend Picks filled with kid-friendly events and activities in Chicagoland.

Family attractions

Photo credit: Randall Oaks Zoo/Cheryl Eugenio

Parks and playgrounds

Photo credit: Meineke Park/Cheryl Eugenio

Food and restaurants

Photo credit: Mozzafiato Gelato and Coffee/Cheryl Eugenio


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