- 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.
96% 24 votes
1111 E Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg, IL 60194 MoreLess Info
Part of the Schaumburg Park District, the Spring Valley Nature Sanctuary is a 135 acre nature preserve that includes wetland areas, forests, fields, and streams. The sanctuary is an ideal spot for bird watching or simply for quiet repose.
Guests of the Woodfield Mall will have the opportunity to shop at a variety of locations, including Zales Jewelers, Brookstone, and Chico's. The location also features a variety of dining locations for guests seeking refreshments.
Opened in 2011, Yu Kids Island is a playground offering a number of fun attractions for its young guests to enjoy. Each piece of equipment incorporates some type of movement meant to stimulate excitement in the playground's guests.
100% 2 votes
112 Algonquin Road, Barrington, IL 60010 MoreLess Info
A museum of musical history and curiosities, the Sanfilippo Place de La Musique maintains collections of music boxes, phonographs, calliopes, coin operated pianos, and other musical artifacts. In all, it houses the largest collection of automatic instruments in the world.
601 N. Martingale Rd., Suite 115, Schaumburg, IL 60173 MoreLess Info
GameWorks is an entertainment complex that features a large variety of fun and exciting arcade game attractions for its guests to enjoy. Those who visit commonly enjoy playing racing simulators, fighting games, carnival style games, and many others.
Laugh Out Loud is exactly what the name suggests. It's a comedy club and actually a very innovative one. It's like the idea of anti-stress laughing therapy turned around into a full-fledged, fun holiday destination.
38% 78 votes
601 N. Martingale Rd, 105, Schaumburg, IL 60173 MoreLess Info
A 20-screen movie theater, AMC Loews Streets of Woodfield 20 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers an IMAX auditorium, stadium seating, mobile ticketing, independent films and a concession area.