Illinois September 07, 2019
6 Interactive Attractions In Illinois You Can Play With All Day
There are all sorts of fun things to do in the good ol’ Land of Lincoln, but some let you play a little longer than others. While some attractions are just for looking, there are others that are for touching. These six interactive attractions in Illinois are just that, and you’ll want to experience them all day long. Check ’em out:
1. Kaskaskia Dragon
Situated in southern Illinois, this incredible, yet little-known attraction, is one of the coolest things you'll ever see or play around with. A special coin is required to get this interactive mechanical beast to breathe real fire right from its mouth. Get more details about how it works
Address: 2401-2599 Progress West Drive, Vandalia, IL, 62471
2. World's Largest Wind Chime
Situated in a town that is home to many of the world's largest things, this piece of work is fun because you can actually ring it. Standing 50 feet high in the town of Casey, this unique structure is a must-see.
Address: 109 East Main Street, Casey, IL, 62420
3. World's Largest Mailbox
Also situated in this east-central Illinois town is a giant attraction you can climb up and walk inside. Standing 76-feet-tall, this famous mailbox is larger-than-life and allows you to see for miles.
to learn more about it.
Address: West Main Street, Casey, IL, 62420
4. Morton Arboretum
One of the coolest things you can interact with at this northern Illinois tree sanctuary are some of the troll displays that have been recently added. There are troll cages, swings, and an entire hidden camp with all sorts of features. Learn more about this attraction
There are all sorts of interactive attractions at this amazing arboretum. Another is the children's garden which features a maze, playgrounds, discovery gardens, sensory gardens, and more.
Address: 4100 IL-53, Lisle, IL, 60532
5. Elwood Children's Garden
This free attraction features a tiny maze, a sand pit, a pretend farm, a playhouse, as well as small pavilions with picnic benches, and so much more to engage the imagination of children of all ages. All sorts of sensory gardens and interpretive activities abound. Get more details about it
Address: 801 North Chicago Street, Elwood, IL, 60421
6. wndr museum
This experimental Chicago museum is all about art you can touch, and it's actually geared towards adults. Some pieces aim to challenge your mind while others are simply there to inspire. Learn more about this place from previous coverage
Address: 1130 West Monroe Street, Chicago, IL, 60607
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What other interactive attractions in Illinois do you enjoy? Share your favorites with us below in the comments.