- 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.
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555 North Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 MoreLess Info
Featuring eight auditoriums, AMC Showplace Vernon Hills 8 is a movie theater that displays first-run feature films using digital projection. It offers facility rentals for private events as well as a concession area with food and drinks.
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37W584 Dean Street, St. Charles, IL 60175 MoreLess Info
Quiet and serene, Leroy Oakes Forest Preserve is a public space providing for an array of outdoor activities. Along with enjoying peaceful streams, wooded areas and wildlife, the preserve is also home to a nature center and house museum.
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691 Virginia Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 MoreLess Info
At Xtreme Wheels Inline Roller Skating Rink, visitors can enjoy a night of cosmic rollerskating in an indoor rink under neon colored lights. The rink also hosts Disney skate events where visitors can skate to classic Disney songs.
Covering 500 acres, the Cantigny Park welcomes entire families with playgrounds, gardens, 2 museums, a golf course, and 4 restaurants. The museums are dedicated to Robert R. McCormick and to the First Infantry Division.
Situated on the lake waterfront, Century Park features common park amenities like fishing, a bike trail, picnic areas, a children's playground, and public restrooms. Athletic fields for baseball, softball, and volleyball are also available.
Featuring paved paths shaded by trees, East End Park provides visitors with basketball parks, sports fields, playgrounds, and a pool. The pool is lifeguard monitored and sections into a lap pool area and a general play area.