- 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.
Rehm Park & Pool is a large park featuring a 50 meter pool. The park offers an all-purpose field, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, a playground, and a picnic area. The pool includes an adult sun deck and concession stands.
From walking paths to playgrounds, Robert E James Park provides visitors with an outdoor area for activities. During the winter season, visitors can bring a sled to a popular sledding spot on one of the park's hills.
78% 18 votes
421 West Rollins Road, Round Lake Beach, IL 60073 MoreLess Info
Kristof's Entertainment Center has attractions for children and adults such as bowling, go-karts, miniature golf, batting cages and an arcade. Their bar features many pool tables, several TVs and a live music and karaoke stage.
Situated on 80 acres, Warren Township Park features open green spaces, wooded areas, fishing ponds and over a dozen sports fields and courts. The park has nearly two miles of walking trails, playgrounds, a skate park, picnic facilities and restrooms.
30% 10 votes
Northwestern Campus, 2705 Ashland Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201 MoreLess Info
The seating capacity for the multi-use Welsh Ryan Arena is just over 8,100. The sports facility is home to the Northwestern University volleyball, basketball, and wrestling teams and is actually located on the university campus.
An Irish themed restaurant and pub, Shanahan's Food & Spirits offers a menu of Irish and American pub favorites as well as a range of beers on tap. The pub hosts live music and special events like karaoke nights.
Little ones can explore and learn in the hands-on play spaces at Growth Spurts. The play place offers different types of learning and play for different ages and stages as well as special classes for learning and interacting with others.
A 12-lane bowling center, Striker Lanes, Inc. offers open and league bowling along with private event and party hosting. The center provides poker machines, pool tables, arcade games, televisions for sports viewing and a bar with adult beverages.