Waterpark description: With approximately 65,000 square feet of water resort space, this facility offers a family-oriented, Key West-themed experience.

From the thrilling water slides to the activity pool, dip-in theater, indoor adventure river and indoor/outdoor spa, the waterpark was designed with something for everyone to enjoy. It also features in-park concessions, rental cabanas and private party rooms.

The “it” factor: CoCo Key Water Resort at the Sheraton Chicago Northwest is one of Illinois’ largest indoor waterpark resorts. Plus, there’s an outdoor splashpad, a separate indoor pool, Key Quest arcade (inside the waterpark), TradeWinds Restaurant and Bar, and more than 30,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space.