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Both winter and spring break away from school and work are times of rejuvenation and getting to reconnect with your children, spouse, and the things you love to do as a family. However, finding things to do during time off can be difficult if you have younger children.

If you live in the Woodstock area, there are many kid-friendly events and attractions to visit. Finding out when and where they are is half the battle, and today, Tommy’s Red Hots has you covered!

From engaging museums to outdoor activities as the weather transitions to the spring season, Woodstock has countless opportunities for you and your family to create lasting memories during winter and spring breaks. Here is a list of six different activities that cater to families with younger children.


All Seasons Orchard – Suitable for all ages and all times of the year, the All Seasons Orchard is located right off Route 176 in Woodstock. This family-friendly farm features apple and pumpkin orchards in the fall, restaurants for cozy meals in winter, and a Farm Market during the warmer days.

PARADOXSquared – This interactive set of escape rooms is sure to bring laughs and fun problem-solving games to your family fun night in Woodstock! PARADOXSquared features a few themed escape rooms, such as Houdini’s Revenge and Zombie Outbreak, all of which offer team-building opportunities for your family.

Donley’s Wild West Town – Step back in time to the days of panning for gold and shooting arrows at this kid-friendly attraction depicting the wild west! Donley’s Wild West Town is a museum and activity attraction that allows kids and adults to participate in many western-themed activities.

Illinois Railway Museum – Spend an educational afternoon learning about the history of railroads in the Midwest at the Illinois Railway Museum. Check out the evolution of a steam engine and give your children the unforgettable opportunity to ride on a train right here in Woodstock!

Pleasant Valley Conservation Area – Do you and your family enjoy the great outdoors and getting up close and personal with nature? In the warmer parts of the spring, check out the endless hiking trails around Pleasant Valley and get fully immersed in the beautiful landscapes of this conservation area.

Kingston Lanes Bowling Alley – Perhaps you and your family prefer old-fashioned bowling fun. If so, consider stopping in at Kingston Lanes for three games, a slice of pizza, and endless entertainment for all ages!


During these winter months, trust Tommy’s Red Hots to cater your next special event! With six different locations, we have been serving Illinois for 40 years with delicious meals for every occasion.

Visit our website to find a location near you or our contact form to request more information. Stop by any of our locations for a cozy lunch or dinner during winter and spring breaks!