- 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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5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60637 MoreLess Info
Chicago's Museum of Science & Industry is found in the Hyde Park neighborhood. The museum includes live laboratory programs and science exhibits, plus an Omnimax Theater and other science shows.
Casa Santiago is a Mexican restaurant and a live music venue. The restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating, and serves a variety of Mexican specialties. It also hosts a variety of special events, including open mic nights.
A small art gallery in the same building as the Dekalb Chamber of Commerce, the Nehring Cultural & Tourism Center features a variety of exhibits. Some exhibits center on art, while others center on natural or cultural history.
At the Pleasant Prairie RecPlex, people can take exercise classes, swim, play in an indoor waterpark, play on the two NHL regulation ice arenas, and shoot archery, and use the daycare. People can also play many types of ball including basketball, baseball, football, racquetball, pickleball, soccer, softball.
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Louis Joliet Mall, 3340 Mall Loop Drive, Joliet, IL 60431 MoreLess Info
Joliet's Cinemark Theatre is a franchise of the Cinemark chain, and shows first-run movies in digital video and sound. The theater offers a variety of concessions, including Starbucks coffee and ice cream.
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15126 Laurel Lane, Lockport, IL 60441 MoreLess Info
Those who are interested in improving their photography skills may enjoy the experience offered by Chicago Photography Tours by Kevin O'Connell. The artist takes guests past Buckingham Fountain, Millennium Park, and other historic spots.