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If you live in the state of Illinois or have travel plans that involve Illinois, don’t miss visiting Schaumburg. Schaumburg is situated about 25 odd miles away from the northwest Chicago loop. It’s home to Motorola Solutions’ World Headquarters, one of the two only IKEA stores in Illinois and the 11th largest mall in the United States, the Woodfield Mall. (Younger children, upto the age of 7, will enjoy balloons, slides and the play area in the indoor playground, Yu Kids Island, that’s located inside the mall.)
But what else can families do in the area?
Some of the best family attractions to visit around Schaumburg, Illinois
Besides the above three mentioned favorites, visitors to Schaumburg enjoy visiting these nearby attractions:
- The Legoland Discovery Center Chicago (Children 2 and under can enter without a charge.) This fun attraction houses 3 million LEGO bricks, 9 attractions that includes rides plus a cinema theater and a cafe for visitors.
- Preschool-aged children and older will enjoy the Medieval Times event. The event begins with a 4 course meal amidst 11th century castle settings and witness Medieval Spain jousts just a few feet away.
- 135 acres make up the Spring Valley Nature Center. The 1880s living history heritage farm is a treat for all ages as visitors can participate in farming activities in the rural German community setting.
- The Fire Zone is another fun place especially for kids who’ve dreamt of being a firefighter. This firefighter owned and operated establishment is an interactive center with real firefighters that organize supervised activities for the kids visiting, have them explore fire engines and work on fire safety activity centers.