If you're selling your home in the Belleville area, then you know how important it is to give prospective buyers a chance to see your house in person. A great home showing can be a game-changer. The question is, where are you and your kids going to go while your home is being shown?
No problem. Our real estate agents have been showing houses in the Belleville area for many years now, and we've discovered some great local places to spend the day with your family during your next showing. Be sure to check out these family-friendly spots:
- Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site - 30 Ramey St, Collinsville, IL 62234
The remnants of the largest pre-Columbian Native American city north of Mexico can be found at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site. The city was occupied from approximately the year 400 to 1400, and at one time spanned 4,000 acres and was home to as many as 20,000 people. Located just minutes from these Collinsville homes for sale, Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site includes Monks Mound—the largest prehistoric earthen mound in the Americas—and has an interpretive center where you can learn more about its fascinating history.
- Labor & Industry Museum - 123 N Church St, Belleville, IL 62220
Dedicated to Belleville's distinctive regional manufacturing history, the Labor & Industry Museum offers an experience that feels very much like stepping back in time. Located in a historic factory building near several Belleville homes for sale, the museum is fully furnished as it would have been in the 19th century, inviting visitors to experience what it was like to live and work in Belleville during that era.
- Centennial Park - 311 N Belt E, Swansea, IL 62226
A day in the park is always something the entire family can enjoy, and Centennial Park is an especially picturesque place to spend some time in the great outdoors. The park follows the meandering course of Richland Creek through the community of Swansea and offers picnic areas and walking trails through the woods and along the creek. Keep an eye out for wildlife like deer, ducks, and even owls.
- Bel-Air Bowl - 200 S Belt W, Belleville, IL 62220
Whether you're looking for a place to host a party or just need to kill an afternoon while your house is being shown, you can't go wrong with bowling. Bel-Air Bowl is one of the top bowling alleys in the Belleville area, with 32 lanes and a killer snack bar. The staff is friendly, and the prices are great for family bowling. Bel-Air Bowl also offers youth and adult bowling leagues, and there's an on-site sports bar and gaming room. Kids will love the handmade burgers and pizzas at the snack bar.
- Edwardsville Children's Museum - 722 Holyoake Rd, Edwardsville, IL 62025
Offering an opportunity for kids to learn, explore and play all at once, the Edwardsville Children's Museum is a great place to let your kids run wild in a safe environment. The folks at the museum make it their mission to stimulate curiosity and cultivate learning. With a convenient location not far from these Edwardsville homes for sale, the Children's Museum offers several themed, hands-on exhibits and play areas that kids are welcome to explore, including a farmer's market, animal hospital, art studio, and discovery garden.
Contact us today to learn more about buying or selling a home in the Belleville area. Whatever your real estate needs may be, our agents are here to help every step of the way.