- 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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Patriot Blvd & Chestnut Avenue, Glenview, IL 60026 MoreLess Info
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.
The Stone Creek Miniature Golf is an 18-hole mini-golf course that offers challenging golf to individuals of all skill levels. Visitors commonly enjoy attending birthday parties, group outings, or having a night-out at the course.
Somme Prairie Nature Preserve is a 90 acre nature preserve populated by savanna, prairie, woodland, and ephemeral ponds. The preserve is a natural habitat to hundreds of rare plant and animal species. Guided tours are available on request.
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.
100% 1 votes
3507 Kaneville Road, Geneva, IL 60134 MoreLess Info
The Stephen D Persinger Recreation Center contains a full fitness gym with treadmills, stair climbers, bikes, ellipticals, and more. The gym also contains an indoor track, two basketball courts, and rooms for classes and parties.
The family-friendly athletic facility of North Park contains amenities for a variety of outdoor sports. These include tennis and basketball courts, soccer fields, baseball and softball fields, and areas for cross country skiing.
98% 61 votes
3rd and State Streets, Geneva, IL 60134 MoreLess Info
Besides admiring the old Victorian buildings, in Downtown Geneva Historic Shopping District the traveler can also shop in the boutiques and stores, eat at the restaurants, as well as engage in other activities.
87% 70 votes
1350 N. Milwaukee Ave., Vernon Hills, IL 60061 MoreLess Info
Part of the Loyola University campus, the Cuneo Mansion and Gardens was once the home of General Electric founder, Samuel Insull and, later, the residence of the Cuneo family. The site is now used for classes and special events.