- 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.
Accommodating visitors of all cooking skill levels, Flavour Cooking School offers a variety of adult and children classes where visitors they can learn how to make different meals. Each class is led by a professional chef.
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28201 N St Marys Road, Libertyville, IL 60048 MoreLess Info
An extensive nature preserve, Old School Forest Preserve features an extensive network of trails suitable for hiking or running, as well as impressive wilderness views. The preserve also has restroom facilities.
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11175 W 135th Street, Orland Park, IL 60467 MoreLess Info
The Tampier Lake Greenway Cook County Forest Preserve is a forest preserve offering a number of amenities for its guests to enjoy. Those visiting commonly enjoy having picnics in one of the many shelters or enjoying time in the outdoors.
255 Mill St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147 MoreLess Info
Geneva Lake Museum of History is dedicated to taking visitors back in time to experience the unique heritage of the region in the late 19th century. Explore the Blacksmith shop, school room, General Store, and more, this is a must see for history buffs.
Wheeler's Bowling Center LLC has been a community, recreational hangout since 1969. The family-run business offers traditional and league bowling, ten pins, cosmic bowling and a sports bar to entertain guests.