Category: Family fun

Enjoy A Day On Lake Decatur

Teaching my boy how to paddle
Completed in 1922, just east of downtown Decatur, IL, Lake Decatur offers scenic views and a home for wildlife. In addition, there are many places for locals to relax and play along the banks of this large reservoir. There are tons of activities to choose from, including boating, fishing, and... [read more]

Last-Minute Summer Bucket List

Girl selling lemonade at lemonade stand
As you look at your calendar and see that summer is going by too fast, you may realize that much of your free time will soon be gone. Perhaps you haven’t done as much this summer as you would have liked. For instance, maybe a vacation didn’t work out. Or... [read more]

Mini Golf And More At Overlook Adventure Park

Mini Golf
Put smiles on everyone’s faces and make memories with a trip to Overlook Adventure Park. The whole family can enjoy playing mini-golf, doing the ropes course, and trying out the batting cages. In fact, children four and up and adults can get passes that let them return to Overlook often.... [read more]

Free Admission Thursday At The Scovill Zoo

Kids feed rhino in zoo
Decatur residents love Scovill Zoo, and it’s time for you to see what’s new. Since 1967, the Scovill Zoo has educated the community and showcased unique and beautiful creatures. Visitors can see over 400 animals on 15 acres and look at gardens and a recently upgraded sculpture park. And if... [read more]

Get Active On Labor Day Weekend With These Ideas

Beautiful Family of Four Play Catch Toy Ball
Labor Day is coming up, and you want to spend a fun day with your family. You can pack your day full of activities that even the little ones will enjoy. Check out some fun ways you can get active on Labor Day. Play Lawn Games Your family is sure to have... [read more]

5 Yard Games To Try

Two girls playing cornhole in their yard.
When was the last time you spent a significant amount of time outside? If you’ve been sitting inside and scrolling away on your phone for hours now, it may be time to get some sunshine and fresh air. Don’t know what to do and don’t want to take a walk?... [read more]

Bring Your Little Ones To Zoo Buddies Camp At The Scovill Zoo

Zoo entrance sign.
If you have a young child, then you know that they can get bored quite easily. Sometimes, you just need to shake up their routine with something different. That’s why you may want to check out the Zoo Buddies camp at the Scovill Zoo. This camp is just for kids... [read more]

Check Out The Upcoming Kiddie Crafts Classes!

Do you have a little artist on your hands? Can your child just not get enough of making art? If so, you may want to bring them to a Kiddie Crafts class. It’s an excellent way for them to explore the world of art, and you’ll get to see them... [read more]