Updated 3:39 pm, July 9, 2014

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Have breakfast
Blissful Banana Cafe Parents can tuck into delicious gluten-free and veggie-friendly options like the black bean burger topped with colby jack. Kids will rejoice at the kids' menu items like warm peanut butter-Nutella-and-banana breakfast sandwiches and fresh fruit cups.

Catch a matinee
Marcus Orland Park Theater Catch the latest movies or weekend matinees at this local cinema. Take advantage of the daily $1.50 off of kids' 3D movie ticket discount or get a $2 popcorn deal on Tuesdays.

Run around and play
Pump It Up Jump around the bouncy castles, climb the indoor rock wall, make an art project, bounce in the jumpy castles or batter up for T-ball. Afterwards, the kids will be ready to chow down.

Stop for lunch
Jersey Mike's For kids who love the classics, choose from more than a dozen hearty subs like the Club Supreme stuffed with homemade roast beef, turkey, swiss and bacon or the ham-and-cheese American. Four-inch versions of the sandwiches are available for small hands.

Taj Mahal
For little foodies, pass the paneer with peas or chicken tikka masala. Affordable Indian dishes that rival anything on Devon Avenue can be found at this delightful spot.

Go to the museum
Children's Museum Just a 20-minute drive away in Oak Lawn, this children's museum is well worth the trip. Explore interactive exhibits like the Air Maze or Dream Theatre and check out events like story time and hands-on art projects.