Melrose Park Attractions and Entertainment


Are you searching for some Melrose Park Illinois attractions? There are so many wonderful things to do and see in the great state of Illinois, and you will find that Melrose Park is no exception.

With it's close proximity to Chicago, you can take advantage of all the cultural amenities available in the Windy City.  Families will love the amusements of the Navy Pier, the beaches and lakefront trails, the Aquarium and Museums.  Adults may choose to spend a day at one of Chicago's famous Art Museums or catching a show at one of the downtown Theaters.

But what's to do in Melrose Park, IL?

Try your hand at Red Star Combat which offers Indoor Tactical Laser Tag (Call of Duty style--not black light and phasers), indoor paintball, Airsoft, and Archery Tag. Red Star Combat also serves snacks and drinks (including adult beverages) in the Kombat Kafe.  This is a great option for Groups.

Got Kids?  Let them run around like monkey's at Monkey Island.   Monkey Island is a large indoor playground for kids of all ages although the jungle gym being best for kids that are of preschool age that can climb on their own.  There are plenty of inflatables for older children to jump on and an arcade area, an indoor soccer field and basketball that adults could join in on.

For car enthusists, you HAVE to check out Klairmont Kollections!  Even as a non-car enthusiast but lover of anything fun, different, local and history-filled, there's something for everyone here!  They have 300 amazing cars, everything from R. Kelly's car to Delorians to Shaq's car,  a Diamond Crusted Rolls Royce, and... a Batmobile. The oldest car here is from 1906!  Setup in a huge, well organized space, the collection includes Vintage/Concept Cars, bikes and huge collection of watches.  It's not just cars here - there's a Route 66 stop, Marshall Fields, even a Hot Doug's that looks EXACTLY as the iconic hot dog shop did.   Opened Saturdays only and by special arrangement, it is worth taking the time to visit becasue you have GOT to see this!

If you looking for a great adrenaline rush, then there is no place better during the Halloween season than the 13th Floor Haunted House, located near Winston Plaza Shopping Center in Melrose Park.  With terrifying locations in cities across the US, the 13th Floor Haunted House has been featured on USA Today, MTV, AOL, and The Travel Channel to name a few.  It has thrills and chills of it's own.

No matter what entertains you, from movie theaters to fine dinning, to even a fun filled time at the haunted house with the kids, you can be sure that Melrose Park will not disappoint.

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