- The list below includes 666 free or cheap things to do in or near Des Plaines, Illinois, including 109 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Arcades, Bowling and Mini Golf.
- From Friendship Park Conservatory to Beck Lake Dog Friendly Area, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Des Plaines and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Chicago, Skokie, Oak Park and Evanston.
A small art gallery in the same building as the Dekalb Chamber of Commerce, the Nehring Cultural & Tourism Center features a variety of exhibits. Some exhibits center on art, while others center on natural or cultural history.
Ogden Dunes Beach in Ogden Dunes, Indiana, is not a public beach. In order to visit the beautiful beach in the summer months, you will need to purchase a permit in the town. The mile-long beach is actually divided into two separate beaches: East Beach and West Beach.
With access to a beach and fishing pier, Portage Lakefront & Riverwalk is a popular location for activities and scenic views. It includes a 3,500 square foot public pavilion with restrooms, a snack bar and a meeting room.
Dekalb Park District features a number of parks and facilities. Parks offer a wide range of recreational activities including playgrounds, soccer fields, golf courses, sports complexes' and historic museum flower gardens.
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Northern Illinois Un, Dekalb, IL 60115 MoreLess Info
Consisting of a variety of athletic facilities, Northern Illinois University Athletics is home to many of the university's sport teams. The largest facility, the Huskie Stadium, hosts home football games with over 30,000 seats.
Opened in 1965, the NIU Huskie Stadium is a 30,998 seat multipurpose stadium and home to the NIU Huskies. The stadium features a dual lighting system, a scoreboard with an 11-by-15-foot video display system, and concessions areas.