- The list below includes 76 free or cheap things to do in or near Dekalb, Illinois, including 104 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Movie Theaters, Other Entertainment and History Museums.
- From Dekalb Park District to Northern Illinois University Athletics, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Dekalb and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Geneva, St. Charles, Batavia and Elgin.
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Hawthorne Ln & Industrial Drive, West Chicago, IL 60185 MoreLess Info
The 358-acre West Chicago Prairie Forest Preserve is a nature preserve that features 2-miles of hiking trails that can be used for running and walking. The park is the home of 622 different plant and animal species.
An indoor baseball training facility, The Hitting Zone features a number of indoor batting cages with pitching machines that have variable settings. The facility also features cages where batters can face live pitching.
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311 North Randall Road, Lake In The Hills, IL 60156 MoreLess Info
Offering first-run feature films, AMC Lake In The Hills 12 provides 12 auditoriums using digital projection. The theater features stadium seating, a full bar, reclining chairs, theater rentals and a concession area with food and drinks.
Providing both open and league bowling, Parkside Lanes is a popular entertainment venue for families in Aurora. It features over 50 lanes and is also available for special events such as birthday or corporate parties.
Featuring 10 screens with digital projection, Kendall 10 Theater is a clean and comfortable place to enjoy a movie. All theaters are equipped with stadium seating, and guests get free drink refills and 50 cent popcorn refills for the duration of their stay.