- 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.
Cafe Central 455 Central Avenue, Highland Park, IL MoreLess Info
Casual and formal French Bistro with a contemporary menu such as salad niçoise, escargot, and roasted duckling
Habitat Park is an often overlooked 2 acre outdoor exhibit at the Kohl Children's Museum. Climbing structures, a maze, water painting wall, alternative energy exhibit, sensory garden, interactive sculpture trail with numerous activities are some of the activities available.
Dubbed the 'World's Most Unusual Golf Course,' Park-King Skill originated in the 50s in Morton Grove, Illinois. Now located in Lincolnshire, the facility features two 18-hole courses, 7 water holes and 19 moving obstacles.
Surrounding Lake Glenview, Gallery Park is an interactive park where locals can hike three different trails, fish at 8 designated locations, catch a performance at the amphitheater, or play a game at one of the many ball fields.
A bowling alley with scoring kept on paper, Jeffery Lanes features eight lanes of bowling and serves host to private events and tournaments. The center offers a fully stocked bar, karaoke nights twice a week and a jukebox for music.
Fairy Castle is a live entertainment venue and performance company that specializes in character entertainment for kids' events. The group offers birthday parties, princess parties, and costumed entertainment for all sorts of special events.
A fenced-in section of Gallery Park, Little Bear Garden is designed for smaller children to play and explore. There is a storytelling corner that often features live storytelling, as well as a shrubbery maze and a splash play area.
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300 Parkway Drive, Lincolnshire, IL 60069 MoreLess Info
The Regal Cinemas Lincolnshire Stadium 21 and IMAX provide movie-goers with the ultimate in cinematic visualization and sound. Dolby ATMOS is utilized which transmits audio from every direction, including overhead.