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Group of friends on an inflatable floaty at Raging Waves.

Splash into Illinois’ Largest Waterpark in Aurora area

From Local Experts

3 Days 38 Miles


Yorkville, Sugar Grove, Aurora, North Aurora, Batavia

from the local experts at Aurora Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Dive in to a weekend getaway in the Aurora Area, where you can visit the largest waterpark in Illinois and round out your stay with epic burgers, outdoor adventure, and sky-high fun at area entertainment centers.

Day 1:


  • Adults and kids take a photo in front of the Kangaroo Falls.

Suit up to make a splash at Raging Waves, the largest waterpark in Illinois, featuring dozens of on-site attractions like the new Aussie Mat Dash and private cabanas. Enjoy burgers and shakes for kids and adults at Crusade Burger Bar. Take a walk through Yorkville’s Bicentennial Riverfront Park to see paddlers test their skills on the Marge Cline Whitewater Course. Hungry for dessert? Top off your meal with ice cream at Foxy’s. After a full day of fun, find lodging at Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Yorkville

Day 2:

Yorkville, Sugar Grove, Aurora, North Aurora, Batavia

  • Kids on Go karts at Go Kart Track Sugar Grove.

Fuel up for a full day of fun with breakfast at Grace Coffee and Wine. Rainy day? Take your fun indoors at Altitude Trampoline Park. Otherwise, enjoy go-karting and mini-golf at Sugar Grove Family Fun Center. Treat the family to the big, bold flavors of Two Brothers Roundhouse for lunch or dinner. Head north and enjoy a sunset over the Fox River from the viewing deck at Red Oak Nature Center. Kids will enjoy more indoor / outdoor fun, including roller skating and bumper boats, at Funway. Find lodging at My Place North Aurora.

Day 3:


  • Blooming garden with a carousel in the back.

Find breakfast bites and Harner’s donuts at Moka, a drive-thru cafe on the Lincoln Highway. Enjoy the petting zoo and farmstand goods at Abbey Farms, and take a step back in time at Blackberry Farm, a living history museum. Shop exclusive deals on designer goods at Chicago Premium Outlets. Locals love the pizza at Ach-n-Lou’s, a favorite for generations of Aurorans just south of the outlet mall. Go bowling and enjoy the region’s largest arcade at Round 1 Entertainment at Fox Valley Mall. A kid-friendly menu and more of the Aurora Area’s finest craft beverages can be found for dinner at Hopvine Brewing Co. Relax with a stay at Homewood Suites by Hilton Aurora.

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