- 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.
Dubbed the 'World's Most Unusual Golf Course,' Park-King Skill originated in the 50s in Morton Grove, Illinois. Now located in Lincolnshire, the facility features two 18-hole courses, 7 water holes and 19 moving obstacles.
75% 4 votes
2200 Busse Highway, Des Plaines, IL 60068 MoreLess Info
Belleau Lake Forest Preserve is a park with a network of hiking trails and picnic areas. The lake is a popular fishing spot, and features largemouth bass, bluegill, bullhead catfish, rainbow trout, and others.
The Esper Peterson Family Aquatic Center is a recreational water park that features a sand play area, a frog slide, 300 lounge chairs, lap lanes, and a basketball hoop. The facility also has a 180-foot tube slide.
78% 18 votes
421 West Rollins Road, Round Lake Beach, IL 60073 MoreLess Info
Kristof's Entertainment Center has attractions for children and adults such as bowling, go-karts, miniature golf, batting cages and an arcade. Their bar features many pool tables, several TVs and a live music and karaoke stage.
Fairy Castle is a live entertainment venue and performance company that specializes in character entertainment for kids' events. The group offers birthday parties, princess parties, and costumed entertainment for all sorts of special events.