Local Attractions

You'll discover numerous popular attractions in and around Chicago that offer fun for the whole family. Enjoy activities like hiking and kayaking at nearby state parks, or head into the city to explore zoos, museums, and lively shopping districts, all located within a short drive of our Illinois campground.

Starved Rock State Park

2678 E. 875th Rd., Oglesby, IL 61348

Discover deep canyons and high overlooks of the Illinois River as you hike, fish, and boat at Starved Rock State Park.

Field Museum

1400 South Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605

Chicago’s famous Field Museum covers science, natural history, and ancient cultures, not to mention that it’s home to SUE, the world’s largest Tyrannosaurus rex.

Navy Pier

600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60611

You can’t beat the sights, smells, and sounds of Navy Pier. Head on the rides, visit the Chicago Children’s Museum, or stroll the shops of this iconic destination.

SciTech Hands On Museum

18 W. Benton St., Aurora, IL 60506

Curious children adore the SciTech Hands On Museum, a destination where science is tangible and kids are free to touch.

Silver Springs Fish and Wildlife Area

13608 Fox Rd., Yorkville, IL 60560

Explore more than 1,300 acres of wilderness at Silver Springs State Fish and Wildlife area, a popular spot for hiking, fishing, and canoeing.

Lincoln Park Zoo

2400 N. Cannon Drive, Chicago, IL 60614

Offering free admission, the Lincoln Park Zoo is home to exotic wildlife, including lions, penguins, and kangaroos.

Wendella Tours & Cruises

400 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611

Nestled next to the Wrigley Building along the Magnificent Mile, Wendella offers renowned daytime and nighttime architecture cruises along the Chicago River.

Raging Waves Waterpark

4000 N. Bridge St., Yorkville, IL 60560

Find splish-splashing fun at Raging Waves Waterpark, the largest water park in Illinois, which features numerous slides, a wave pool, and a lazy river.

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