- 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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1325 Barrington Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60194 MoreLess Info
Featuring 36 holes of mini golf, Congo River Miniature Golf offers two African-themed courses with mountains, bridges and waterfalls. The facility also provides arcade games, an air hockey table, event hosting and picnic tables.
A village in DuPage County, Illinois, The Village of Carol Stream has a population of around 40,000 people. The village features public parks and playgrounds, as well as a variety of restaurants and shops.
Climb to the top of the 14-story tall Millennium Carillion and you can experience the wondrous musical bells and a breath-taking view of Naperville and beyond. Visitors also enjoy concerts from the lawns surrounding the tower.
A 36-lane bowling center, Wheaton Bowl offers open and league with automatic scoring and overhead monitors. The center provides a pro shop, a bar with adult beverages, arcade games and a snack bar with food and drinks.
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301 N. Washington Street, Naperville, IL 60540 MoreLess Info
Dupage Children's Museum is an interactive establishment where children can learn through playing. It has three floors, which hold meeting, party and special rooms, all of them with interactive exhibits.
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Stratford Square Mall, 152 Stratford Sq, Bloomingdale, IL 60108 MoreLess Info
An indoor recreation and entertainment center for all ages, Round 1 Bowling & Amusement offers an array of activities. Along with bowling, there are karaoke rooms, arcade games and ping-pong tables for added fun and excitement.
The DuPage Training Academy is a full-featured training center for boys and girls interested in developing skills to play softball and baseball. In addition to these summer sports, the academy also offers winter coaching in basketball as well.
Commonly visited for its disc golf course, Anna Page Park is a public park featuring a number of amenities for visitors to enjoy. Other amenities include a walking trail, sheltered pavilion with picnic tables, and a large playground.