- The list below includes 533 free or cheap things to do in or near Carpentersville, Illinois, including 110 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Bowling, Movie Theaters and Parks.
- From Algonquin Lakes Park to Binnie County Forest Preserve, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Carpentersville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lombard, West Chicago, Glenview and Arlington Heights.
The Algonquin Lakes Park is a 35-acre park home to a wide range of outdoor activities. Visitors to the park have access to two baseball fields, a tri-basketball court, two different playgrounds, and a network of biking paths.
A 119 acre protected wetland area, the Binnie County Forest Preserve allows visitors to take in scenic natural vistas, and to watch birds and wildlife. The Preserve also has a picnic area and a large open field.
Liberty Lanes is a bowling alley and sports bar that is available for private parties to rent for birthday parties or meetings. The bowling alley holds bowling leagues and also has a pro shop with bowling balls and equipment.
Cinema 12 Theatre is a family-owned business. Cinema 12 Theatre shows a variety of movies throughout the course of a day. All auditoriums are equipped with Enhanced 4K Digital Projection and Datasat Sound.
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Offering activities, programs, and amenities to residents of the Dundee Township area, Dundee Township Park District hosts clubs, classes, and other organizations. The district includes playgrounds, fitness centers, community gathering places, and parks.
T-Bone Guide Service specializes in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin for the Multi-Species Angler. They provide patrons with information and advice on the best rods, baits and techniques needed to become a successful angler.
Yesterday's - Scott's Arcade refurbishes or builds new cabinets for arcade games, including pinball machines. Customers can request upgrades, repairs, custom designed artwork, and electrical wiring for new lighting.
Located along a stretch of the Fox River, Buffalo Park Forest Preserve is a woodland retreat. It offers hiking and biking paths, scenic views, river access, and a sledding hill, when the weather permits. There is also a campground.
Nero's Pizza & Pub is a restaurant and bar that serves a full menu of pizzas, sandwiches, appetizers, pastas, seafood, and entrees. The pub also hosts a variety of special events, like a White Elephant night and a chili cookoff.
Bordering the Fox River, Cornish Park houses historical markers and buildings in addition to providing recreational space. Amenities include an adjoining bike trail, walking path, playground, athletic field, fishing spots and a gazebo.