- The list below includes 684 free or cheap things to do in or near Hoffman Estates, Illinois, including 108 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Recreation Centers, Hiking Trails and Bowling.
- From Bo's Run to Paul Douglas Forest Preserve, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Hoffman Estates and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Skokie, Oak Park, Evanston and West Chicago.
Located along a stretch of the Fox River, Buffalo Park Forest Preserve is a woodland retreat. It offers hiking and biking paths, scenic views, river access, and a sledding hill, when the weather permits. There is also a campground.
Coyote Crossing Mini Golf is an 18-hole, family friend course that features rolling greens and picturesque fountains and water features. The park also offers a full service snack stand, party rentals and summer camps.
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1400 E Kensington Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004 MoreLess Info
At Sycamore Trails Park, visitors can play sports on a multipurpose grass field, take their children to the playground, or go jogging on the walking paths. The park has various benches and picnic tables strewn across it.
Nero's Pizza & Pub is a restaurant and bar that serves a full menu of pizzas, sandwiches, appetizers, pastas, seafood, and entrees. The pub also hosts a variety of special events, like a White Elephant night and a chili cookoff.
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1500 E Euclid Avenue, Mount Prospect, IL 60056 MoreLess Info
The River Trails Park District is a collection of 9 parks and recreational areas. Most of the parks offer green open fields and a playground. The park district includes the 51 acre Rob Roy Golf Course.
Open only during the weekends during the warmer months, the Cascade Drive In shows popular first-run movies on its single screen. Two movies are shown each night that the drive in is open, and there is a separate picnic area for guests who want to bring their own food.
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510 E Algonquin Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
Designed after an old mining town theme, Mountain View Mine Miniature Golf is a local 18-hole miniature golf course open to the public. The course is filled with obstacles and is lined with scenic waterfalls, creeks, and bridges.
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123 N 8th Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
The Des Plaines Park District Chippewa Pool is well suited to swimmers of all ages, featuring a zero depth entry, a shallow end with interactive water features, and a drop slide and diving board.