- 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.
A historical theater, featuring one screen, the Catlow Theater in Barrington, Illinois once showed silent films in the late 1920's. The old-time movie theater, made in the Tudor Revival style, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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212 W Main Street, Barrington, IL 60010 MoreLess Info
Barrington Area Historical Society was founded in 1968 by local residents dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the Barrington area. Today, the Society features exhibits, events, tours, a Society Store, gallery and archive facility.
A full-service horse boarding facility, Sunset Hill Farms features 50 acres of pastures and a range of boarding options. Open seven days a week, the facility also offers riding lessons for all levels and an indoor arena.
The Bartlett Park District encompasses a wide variety of facilities, parks, and programs. It includes a nature center, a preschool, a fitness center, and a wide variety of sports, camps, and educational activities.
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Deer Grove Forest Preserve, Palatine, IL 60074 MoreLess Info
Acquired as a wildlife and nature preserve in 1916, Deer Grove Forest Preserve spans 1800 acres. The preserve is of interest to students of wildlife and nature as well as to those who just want to jog or picnic.
Langendorf Park has a little something for everyone to enjoy, including a fitness center, gymnasium with a track, a skate park and three playgrounds. An aquatic center is also available, along with sand volleyball courts, batting cages and indoor golf.