- 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.
Family-friendly entertainment is available year-round at Dan Patch Stables in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Choose from a variety of guided-tours, special themed sleigh or wagon rides, visit the petting zoo or let the little ones ride a pony, you'll be glad you came.
Designed for the whole family, Camelot Bowling Centers Inc. features 48 lanes and leagues for every age and gender. The center also features a multi-use indoor sportsplex for hockey, softball, soccer and roller derby.
Hosting bowling leagues and tournaments, Camelot Bowling Center offers recreational bowling to the public. In addition to the lounge, the bowling alley has a snack shop where visitors can purchase appetizers, pizza, and dessert.
Opened in 2011, the Living Light Community Center is a multipurpose facility used for a number of events and activities. The center is commonly used for church services on Sunday's and is also available for event rentals, such as weddings.
The Racine Heritage Museum is a museum that preserves the culture of the people of Racine County. The museum is best known for the 'Factory for the World' exhibit, which includes various artifacts related to agriculture.