- 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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At Fullersburg Woods Environmental Education Center, visitors can view an interactive display detailing the ecosystem of the region. The center is surrounded by creeks and forests with nature trails for visitors to hike.
Freedom Park is a small neighborhood park and home to the Park District administrative office, board meeting room, and preschool classroom. The park offers a playground, a soccer field, a splash area, and a picnic shelter.
Featuring four baseball fields located at its center, Old Fairgrounds Park offers open grass areas for recreation and sports like soccer. It has a walking track along the perimeter, a playground and a pavilion for events and parties.
Dedicated to preserving the history of America's famous highway, Berwyn Route 66 Museum features a display of hub caps, old photographs, and other memorabilia. The museum is in the process of restoring a neon light monument.
Built during the Gilded Age (1870 to 1900), the Mayslake Peabody Mansion is an estate that is located in the Mayslake Forest Preserve in Oak Brook, Illinois. The large residence was the former home of coal baron, Francis Stuyvesant Peabody.
One of only two mountain bike trails in northwest Indiana, Imagination Glen Park features a 10-mile trail for biking, hiking and dog walking. The trail offers a range of difficulty to match the skill levels of different users.
Ogden Dunes Beach in Ogden Dunes, Indiana, is not a public beach. In order to visit the beautiful beach in the summer months, you will need to purchase a permit in the town. The mile-long beach is actually divided into two separate beaches: East Beach and West Beach.