- The list below includes 521 free or cheap things to do in or near Highland Park, Illinois, including 109 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Recreation Centers, History Museums and Mini Golf.
- From Ravinia Park to Sunset Woods Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Highland Park and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Chicago, Skokie, Oak Park and Evanston.
Artist Judith Joseph, of the Judith Joseph Studio creates an array of art in her Northbrook space. The artist works in various mediums suck as calligraphy, glass and silk and can create custom pieces for special occasions.
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1776 Walters Avenue, Northbrook, IL 60062 MoreLess Info
Located in the Northfield Inn, Northbrook Historical Society and History Museum has a top floor that is a recreation of an 1890s Shermerville home with period furnishings and artifacts. The museum contains the Schinleber photograph collection among other exhibits.
The Skokie Lagoons is an assortment of pools and channels covering 894 acres and located just inland of Lake Michigan. Public boat access with an assortment of fishing is available along with picnic areas and hiking trails.
Comprised of four outdoor pools, the Meadowhill Aquatic Center features a diving area with three diving boards of varying heights, a lap pool, a water playground for kids, and a pool with body slides and tube slides.
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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.
Featuring over 107 acres in total, Techny Prairie Park & Fields is a park featuring a large selection of amenities for guests to enjoy. These amenities include baseball diamonds, batting cages, a playground, a skatepark, and a nine-hole golf course.
As a sports complex, Northbrook Sports Center provides the community with a facility that supports a wide range of fitness activities like ice skating and swimming. The center has two NHL regulation sized hockey rinks and an outdoor pool.