- 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.
92% 115 votes
N Arlington Heights Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 MoreLess Info
Part of the Ned Brown Forest Preserve, the Busse Woods Trail System offers hikers, cyclists and equestrians approximately 11 miles of paved trails. Fishing and boating are featured within the forest preserve.
Star Cinema Grill combines screenings of first-run Hollywood movies with the experience of eating at a full-service restaurant with a full bar. The facility also hosts frequent parties and special events.
90% 30 votes
260 N Evergreen Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60004 MoreLess Info
Thrown Elements Pottery is an art gallery and hands-on center that offers visitors the chance to make their own pottery. The gallery hosts events for kids as well as adults, and offers periodic ladies' nights.
A family owned and operated business, Wolff's Flea Market hosts over 650 vendors selling a wide variety of wares. The market hosts an array of special events, including showcases for particular kinds of merchandise.
56% 16 votes
53 Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 MoreLess Info
Elk Grove Bowl & Billiards is a bowling alley and pool hall that also features a pro shop, video arcade and bar and grill. They also offer cosmic bowling, league play, tournaments and party packages.
100% 7 votes
Bennett Rd & S Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 MoreLess Info
Busse Forest Elk Pasture is a wildlife preserve area that features a plethora of walking, running, and jogging trails in a scenic wilderness setting. The area also features a herd of elk in a fenced enclosure.
67% 3 votes
108 S. Bloomingdale Road, Bloomingdale, IL MoreLess Info
Housed in Bloomingdale's oldest building, the Bloomingdale Park District Museum still shows signs of its past as a church, a school and then a town hall. Each year, the museum features six to seven exhibits suitable for adults and children.