Pump It Up's indoor inflatable arenas launch socked striplings into the air with a plethora of kid-friendly bounce pads. Staffers supervise fun-filled visits, during which adult counterparts leap around with their kids through gargantuan bounce houses, skip down air-filled slides, and slither like snakes covered in bacon grease through an inflated obstacle course. Occasionally, the staffers switch off the lights, arming the roomful of players with glow sticks and bracelets as they navigate the air-cushioned obstaclescape.
The colorful venue also hosts custom birthday parties and private team parties, each themed to please the partygoers in question. These soirees immerse children in a schedule of interactive activities befitting a pirate or a superhero while melting off youthful energy faster than ice cubes thrown into a running DVD player. The birthday boy or girl even gets to blow out the candles on their cake seated in their blow-up throne. Relying on the staffers' vigilant, watchful eyes, guardians can rest assured that their charges will stay safe, and each piece of the inflatable playground is held to the wall by a complex series of anchors installed according to strict safety standards.
Challenger Space Center is on a mission: to excite and educate its visitors about science and the vast wonders of outer space. That excitement starts as soon as guests walk onto the entrance's elevated gantry bridge to see a four-story, space-themed mural painted by Robert McCall. Then it's on to the museum, where the center's affiliation with the Smithsonian Institution enables it to offer top-notch exhibits, which range from a model of an Iridium satellite to three separate meteorite exhibits. Regular Family Star Nights encourage families to bond over stargazing presentations, a simulated shuttle launch, and other activities.
To immerse themselves in the space experience, groups can also sign up for two-hour simulated space missions that unfold in three spaces: a mission control room designed after the Johnson Space Center; the Spacecraft, which simulates a room onboard the International Space Station; and the Earth Space Transit Module, which helps crew members dock there.
"You're up." At more than 200 AMF Bowling locations across the U.S., that message is passed between friends as they pick up a ball, step up to the line, and prepare to have a great time. Now synonymous with bowling, AMF was founded in 1901 as American Machine and Foundry. It wasn't until 1946, however, that the company made a splash in bowling, introducing the automated pin spotter to the public.
Today, AMF's nationwide network of bowling centers is a source of year-round entertainment for people of all ages. AMF centers offer a modern approach to traditional bowling—with pro-quality lanes, innovative scoring systems, all-star menus, and the ability to share laneside experiences on social media. When cravings strike, the game still goes on thanks to AMF’s laneside food and beverage service.
Everyone dreams about soaring above the ground, and an all-inclusive experience from Arizona Hot Air Balloon Rides can make those dreams come true. Their colorful balloons lift riders over the Sonoran desert, where they can get a vantage point usually only enjoyed by birds and people who mount cameras to birds. After a sunrise flight, riders enjoy a gourmet breakfast paired with champagne and orange juice. Balloons are commandeered by friendly FAA-certified pilots whose records are accident-free, and accommodations can be made for special occasions.
Have two hours to spend? Catch a movie at Lake Pleasant Pavilion in Peoria.
Sure you could eat at home, but you'll want to take advantage of this theater's restaurant for high-class food.
A great date night can be spent at the drive-in theater.
Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
At Lake Pleasant Pavilion, customers can make use of the safe bike rack.
Black Nature Entertainment is a great place in Peoria to clear your mind and walk off a day's stress.
Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles.
No matter your tranquil needs, you have the opportunity to use the great park at Black Nature Entertainment to satisfy them.