- 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.
67% 3 votes
8031 Floral Avenue, Skokie, IL 60077 MoreLess Info
Operated by the Skokie Parks Department, the Skokie Heritage Museum & Log Cabin commemorate local history and celebrate local culture with temporary and permanent exhibits and a variety of special events and programs.
Emerson Park is a community-owned and managed park that features traditional amenities such as park benches, picnic areas, and playgrounds. In addition to these facilities, visitors will find tennis and basketball courts, as well as regularly maintained restrooms.
One of Illinois' most popular dog beaches, Moraine Park offers an extensive dog exercise area for permit holding, off-leash dogs to run and play. The park is also a popular historic place of interest as it dates back to 1892 as the grounds of the historical Hotel Moraine.
The Esper Peterson Family Aquatic Center is a recreational water park that features a sand play area, a frog slide, 300 lounge chairs, lap lanes, and a basketball hoop. The facility also has a 180-foot tube slide.
97% 33 votes
16400 W Buckley Road, Libertyville, IL 60048 MoreLess Info
A large natural space, the Independence Grove Forest Preserve offers a wide variety of activities for visitors to partake in. Visitors can hike, fish, ice skate in season, swim, bike, boat, or cross-country ski.
The Fullersburg Woods Trail is a tranquil nature trail that runs through a scenic natural environment. Along the trail, visitors see the natural flora and wildlife and also pass by a waterfall in the Salt Creek.
86% 7 votes
4866 Dempster Street, Skokie, IL 60077 MoreLess Info
Paintball Explosion Retail Store is a paintball supply shop that features an array of guns, paintballs, gear, apparel, and accessories. The staff is very knowledgeable about the sport, as most are referees.