- 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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Route 21 & North of Route 137, Libertyville, IL 60048 MoreLess Info
Situated on 30 acres, Independence Grove Dog Park is a fenced canine recreation facility with open fields for dogs to play and exercise. The park also has wooded areas along with a dog swimming pond.
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Along Madison St. between Harlem Ave. & DesPlaines Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 MoreLess Info
Following along most of Madison Street, the Forest Park Holiday Walk allows participants to enjoy holiday displays and items. The creativity of local merchants are showcased through live window displays with plenty of holiday music being played along the event's pathway.
The Haymarket Martyrs Monument is symbolic of this destination, which alone attracts a majority of the tourists who come here. The forest homes and mausoleums are very interesting. It speaks more about art and history.
Built in 1987, Paradise Miniature Golf, features 18 challenging and well manicured holes of golf. The course features cascading waterfalls, hills, banks and turns providing players with competitive fun on the greens.
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1331 Shermer Rd, Shermer Rd & Walters Avenue, Northbrook, IL 60062 MoreLess Info
Opened in the 1940s, Village Green showcases 10 acres of walkways, green gardens, and playgrounds. Picnic areas are featured as well as a full baseball diamond, and views of local businesses and passing trains are available.