Things to Do in Lisle after the Holidays

January is a special month that it signals the beginning of the year and new beginnings for many people. Unfortunately, that also means the conclusion of the holidays and a sense of “what now?” While staying inside to watch your next show sounds appealing, Lisle, IL still has a number of facilities and events to keep you entertained until the weather gets warmer.

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Places to Go, Games to Play

Cabin fever is real, and there are outlets for families to turn to when you want to get outside. Lisle Lanes has 32 bowling alley lanes, billiards, and even food service. Or, you can enjoy a relaxed evening with lunch or dinner at your choice from several Lisle restaurants and then hit up a few frames of bowling. For a moderate cost, you and your family can experience some friendly bonding over play time even while the snow and wind howl outside.

The Room Lisle is another indoor bonding moment for families and friends of most ages. Capitalizing on the popular trend of escape rooms, The Room Lisle offers puzzle-solving on a time limit for fun and that feeling of success. Operational since 2015, and 30,000 visitors later, The Room is definitely a must-do for people to experience something new and frantic all in the middle of Lisle.

The Jurica-Suchy Nature Museum located on the campus of Benedictine University offers a variety of scavenger hunts and activity pages to guide visitors. View over 3500 exhibits of specimens focused on zoology, botany, geology, and environmental stewardship. Kids will have fun investigating nature with their intricate dioramas.

The Morton Arboretum is not just beautiful trails and natural scenery in the winter time but has family entertainment programming as well. This month the “Enchanted Railroad” is available to capture the imagination of young children this winter. Following that, dog lovers can meet Siberian sled dogs at Husky Heroes, seasonally appropriate as the snow piles up during January. Witness dog sledding demonstrations and make a new furry friend during the event.

Lisle, IL Events Keep the Winter Fun Going

Winter might mean hibernation for bears, but for Lisle residents, it means that the fun continues just in different venues now. The vibrant community continues to provide entertainment in the Chicago suburbs in unexpected ways and keeps winter fun and colorful. While you pick your form of entertainment do not forget to check out the restaurants and shopping districts as well.

Our fun and entertainment are a local flavor, but that is what gives Lisle its charm. You don’t need to wait for warmer weather and outdoor festivals that define the summer. Find the special charm of crisp cold air and a good warm meal to compliment it. Make new memories this winter by exploring Lisle, IL.

For more information on hotels and planning a trip to Lisle, contact the LCVB at 630-769-1000.