Illinois Attractions

Illinois theme park attractions, amusement parks and water parks can be found throughout the beautiful "Land of Lincoln”.

It the fifth most populous state in the nation as well as the most demographically diverse Midwestern state.

The natural beauty of the prairies, farmlands and woodlands along with the rich history and diverse tourist attractions make Illinois a great vacation destination.

Flying into Illinois is no problem with seven major airports throughout the state to choose from. You may find it cheaper to fly into one Illinois airport and then drive the short distance to your destination.

Just make sure that the rental car fees don’t eclipse your airfare savings. Most travel agencies also offer greater savings when you book your air travel, rental car, theme park tickets and hotel accommodations all at once.

Airports are located in the following cities:

Airports are located in the following cities:

• Bloomington
• Chicago (Two Airports)
• Moline
• Peoria
• Rockford
• Savoy

Whether you choose to drive or fly, the map below will help you plan a great Illinois Family Theme Park Vacation.


Theme parks are marked with colored flags.
Airports are marked with black flags.

For driving directions:

* Click on the location that you’re interested in.
* Click on “Directions” tab in that window.
* Fill in the” To Here” and “From Here” information.

Click below for a short description of each park.

Arlington Heights Indoor Swim Center
Atcher Island Water Park
Campton Hills Splash Park
Centennial Park Aquatic Center
Centennial Park Family Aquatics Center
CoCo Key Indoor Water Resorts
Cypress Cove
Dolphin Cove Family Aquatic Center
Flick Aquatics Complex
Forest Park Aquatic Center
Frontier Lodge Water Resort
Gurnee Water Parks
Haunted Trails Amusement Park
Hollywood Fun Park
Itasca Waterpark
Joliet's Splash Station
Knight's Action Park & Caribbean Water Adventure
Magic Waters Waterpark
Mystic Waters Family Aquatic Center
Normal Water Parks
Oak Brook Family Aquatic Center
Pelican Harbor Indoor/Outdoor Aquatic Park
Phillips Park Aquatic Center
Pier Park at Navy Pier
Pirates' Cove Children's Theme Park
Pottawatomie Pool
Raging Rivers
Rainbow Falls Water Park
Riverside Family Aquatic Center
Sea Lion Park
Six Flags Great America & Hurricane Harbor
Splash City Family Waterpark
Splash Country Water Park
Splash Landings
Splash Valley Aquatic Park
Splashdown at Eastside
Water Works Indoor Water Park
Wheeling Park District Aquatic Center
White Water Canyon Water Park

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