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Live the Movies – Get the “Gravity” Outer Space Experience

Who knew that traveling in space could be achieved by first traveling on a train to The Challenger Learning Center in Woodstock. If you loved the movie “Gravity” and have ever wondered about what it would be like to have an out of this world experience, then you need to check this place out. The center offers a number of programs to entertain, educate and expand your horizons.

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Color Me Mine

“Color Me Mine” is the foremost paint your own pottery studio in McHenry County. You will have fun, spending time with family or friends while you create a memento of the day. Great for all ages, the studio is located only minutes from the Crystal Lake train station and requires no reservations.

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Children’s Birthday Parties on the Northwest Line

If you are looking for ideas for your child’s next birthday party, scroll through our list of venues that will host your child’s big day. Add to the fun by taking the train, which on the weekends can be fun and affordable while using the Metra Weekend Pass.

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Family Fun at the Choo Choo Restaurant and Slot Car Racing

This day trip provides a fun way to spend the day with your family. The outing starts at the Choo Choo Restaurant in Des Plaines where your food is brought to you on a model train.Then off to Dad’s Slot Car for car racing. If time allows visit the Des Plaines Library and its extraordinary children’s department.

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