- 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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3101-3167 Patten Road, Highland Park, IL 60035 MoreLess Info
Situated on a prairie, Openlands Lakeshore Preserve offers visitors views of Lake Michigan from its beach. There are several paths that visitors can hike through that can lead them to a ravine.
Surrounded by 40 forested acres, Red Oak Nature Center and features seven hiking trails that are open until sunset. Inside the free center visitors can enjoy multiple classrooms and a wildlife viewing room with turtle and fish habitats.
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3609 Spring Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523 MoreLess Info
At Fullersburg Woods Environmental Education Center, visitors can view an interactive display detailing the ecosystem of the region. The center is surrounded by creeks and forests with nature trails for visitors to hike.
Situated on 40 acres of wilderness, Red Oak Nature Center offers a variety of educational experiences for children to learn about native plant and animal life in the area. In addition to trails, the park has a cave to explore.
34% 29 votes
145 Old Orchard Shopping Ctr, Skokie, IL 60077 MoreLess Info
The movie theater, Loews Theatres Gardens 1-6, is a cinema that features amenities including wheelchair accessibility, listening devices, stadium seating, and digital projection. The theater has ticket kiosks and offers mobile movie tickets.
33% 6 votes
175 Old Orch Shoppng Ctr, Skokie, IL 60077 MoreLess Info
A six-screen movie theater, Regal Gardens Stadium 1-6 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers mobile and self-service ticketing, stadium seating and a concession area with food and drinks.
Family-oriented and affordable, Tivoli Bowling Lanes accommodates open bowling and league play along with special events throughout the year. Facilities include an underground lounge, snack bar, and meeting rooms for reserved functions.
Historic Roemer Park has been home to local Little League baseball players, including comedian Bill Murray, since its opening in 1953. Recent renovations to the baseball park brought improved dugouts, fences and concessions.
100% 92 votes
200 E 5th Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540 MoreLess Info
Explore historic sites and architecture while enjoying a culinary adventure on the Naperville Bites and Sites Food Tour. The guided tour includes food tastings at specialty and ethnic eateries while learning about the rich local history.