- The list below includes 18 free or cheap things to do in or near Kankakee, Illinois, including 76 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Movie Theaters, History Museums and Specialty Museums.
- From B. Harley Bradley House to Willowhaven Interpretive Center, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Kankakee and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Bourbonnais.
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Finley Square Shopping Center, 1524 Butterfield Rd, Ste C, Downers Grove, IL 60515 MoreLess Info
A family entertainment center, Laser Quest-Downers Grove features a two-level laser tag arena with fog, music and lighting effects. The center offers a room for private events, day camps and a concession area with pizza and drinks.
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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.
Hyde Park is a neighborhood that is best known for being the home of the University of Chicago, one of the premier academic institutions in the country. Visitors who are interested in photo opportunities can take architecture tours through this site.
Featuring second-run feature films, Ogden 6 Theatre has six auditoriums equipped with 4K digital projection and Datasat sound. The theater has two 3D screens, a party room, concessions with food and drinks and restroom facilities.
The Fullersburg Woods Trail is a tranquil nature trail that runs through a scenic natural environment. Along the trail, visitors see the natural flora and wildlife and also pass by a waterfall in the Salt Creek.
Part of the Valparaiso University campus, the Brauer Museum of Art is an art museum featuring a collection of 19th, 20th, and 21st-century American art. This collection includes art by Frederic Edwin Church, Childe Hassam, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Ed Paschke.
Playing host to a variety of festivals, visitors at Porter County Expo Center can attend craft shows, comedy tours, holiday events, and more. It has a banquet hall that can be rented out for private events like weddings.