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Premier SUMMER Guide

to the west + far west suburbs of Chicago

POOLS +

WATERPARKS

Pools, waterparks, and aquatic centers in and around the Tri-Cities!

SPLASH PADS + SPRAY GROUNDS

Some are free, others are included with entry to the adjoining pool!

FUN ON THE FOX

Water sport rentals and things to do on the Fox River in the Tri-Cities.

SUMMER CAMPS

Happy Campers, we've got a special camp JUST for you!

SHOP LOCAL

Summertime means downtown streets filled with happy shoppers!

EAT LOCAL

Al Fresco dining is a FAVORITE when the weather cooperates!

FESTIVALS + SPECIAL EVENTS

Parades. Festivals. Car Shows. AND MORE!

SUMMER CONCERTS

FREE + CONCERT = GOOD TIMES

FIREWORKS

Did you know there are fireworks nearly every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in the Tri-Cities?!

Bike Trails

BIKE TRAILS

Hitting the trails never looked so tempting.

NATURAL AREAS

Nature is beautiful... and costs ZERO DOLLARS.

MUSEUMS + NATURE CENTERS

So many museums + nature centers in the area that are FREE (or inexpensive)!

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FUN RUNS/WALKS

Run for charity AND run for yourself!

Farmer's Markets

MARKETS +

FARM STANDS

Who doesn't love a local Farmer's Market or Farmstand?!

DISC GOLF COURSES

Frolfing.  Disc Golf... TomAYto... Tom-AH-to.

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MINI GOLF

An all-time favorite summertime activity!  And we have three choices in the Tri-Cities!

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MOVIES IN THE PARK

FREE MOVIES + PICNIC DINNER = CHEAP NIGHT OUT!

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SUMMER MOVIE SERIES

A list of FREE (or cheap) movies at area theaters this summer!

Your guide for ALL THINGS kid, family, and adulting FUN!

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Proudly serving and supporting the west and far west suburbs of chicago

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