Itinerary: All in the Family - Activities for Kids

3/24/2017 - Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Staff

Family-Friendly, Itineraries
free train tour at Jelly Belly Visitor Center
Hebior Mammoth, Kenosha Public Museum
Model train delivering food at Choo Choo Charlie's
multi generations painting at Alpaca Art Pottery Painting
Mascot King Elvis ziplining before game, Kenosha Kingfish baseball game at Simmons Field

Scoop up the kids and head to the Kenosha Area for a fun-filled, family-friendly overnight getaway!

Jelly Belly Visitor Center - The free Jelly Belly Express train tour takes approximately 35 minutes, and each passenger receives a free sample of Jelly Belly beans at its conclusion.

Electric Streetcar - Take a scenic ride (approximately 15 minutes) along Lake Michigan and through Downtown Kenosha on an authentic Electric Streetcar. The streetcar stops at three museums: Kenosha Public Museum, Dinosaur Discovery Museum, and the Civil War Museum.

 Kenosha Public Museum - See the mammoths that were un-earthed in Kenosha County and plan to spend some time at the Field Station, where hands-on activities allow all ages to explore the arts and sciences. General admission is free.

Dinosaur Discovery Museum - Be sure to visit the lower level of the museum for children’s craft activities! Participate in free Dino Digs most Saturday and Sunday afternoons!

Alpaca Art Pottery Painting - Walk in anytime during open hours, choose from the wide selection of bisque - plates, bowls, banks, boxes, figurines. Sit, relax and paint!

Kenosha YMCA - Rock climbing, swimming, playing basketball, and more are offered here!

Kenosha Kingfish Baseball - You never know what family entertainment you'll see at an inning break - a Dancing Grounds Crew, Toilet Seat Races, Human Bowling, a Human Cannonball. It's all possible. Little ones can enjoy the Kid Zone.

Wilmot Mountain - Skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing fun for the whole family! Ask about Winter Wonderland - a ski-play area for children ages 4 to 9 years old. 

Kid-Friendly Eats:

Scoops Ice Cream - Vegan, nut-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, and sugar-free ice cream options are available here!

Sandy’s Popper - Fresh gourmet popcorn, Premium Cedar Crest ice cream, and more are at this neat snack shop.

Choo Choo Charlie's - Located at the Historic Kenosha Metra Station, model trains deliver classic American food! Fun for all ages!

Trolley Dogs - Who doesn't love a delicious hot dog?! Try the Trolley Dog - a Hot Dog and Tamale on the same bun!

Bristol 45 Diner - Juicy burgers, comfort foods, sundaes, and more are served with a 1950s ambiance.

Jack’s Café at Jack Andrea - While grandparents reminisce at the historic soda fountain, kids will love the old-fashioned ice cream treats.

Introduce the kids to drive-ins: Big Star Drive-In (open seasonally) or The Spot Drive-In

Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Staff

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