- The list below includes 704 free or cheap things to do in or near Elmhurst, Illinois, including 109 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Bike Paths, Family Fun Center and Playgrounds.
- From Wilder Park to Berens Park Playground, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Elmhurst and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Chicago, Skokie, Oak Park and Evanston.
Pinstripes is an Oak Brook bistro that features bocce and bowling. Gluten-free cuisine, flatbreads and housemade pastas are among the featured entrees. The facility hosts school field trips that teach children about the games of bowling and bocce too.
Located next to Paradise Bay Water Park, Lombard Commons Park features courts and fields for tennis, soccer, basketball and baseball. The park also provides a children's playground, grass fields and shaded areas.
The Addison Historical Society which owns and runs the Addison Historical Museum was originally formed in 1974. The history of the local area is collected, preserved, and put on display within the multiple museum exhibits.
Great Western Trail follows 17 miles of an abandoned railway corridor. Today, the crushed limestone trail provides access for cyclists, walkers and joggers and in winter allows cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. The trail also includes shelters and rest areas.
Addison Ice Arena is an ice sports complex with one NHL rink and one Olympic rink that offers public skating, figure skating and hockey among other activities. It features a pro shop and a full-service bar and grill.