- 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.
Nationally recognized Oak Brook Park District Tennis Center has 8 indoor air-conditioned and 8 outdoor seasonal USTA blue/green courts. Other amenities include: racquetball, wally ball, table tennis, fitness room, lounge, sauna, pro shop, child care, and member discounts.
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The Fire Museum is actually a remnant of the old local fire station. It displays various models of vintage fire trucks. One can easily lose track of time when exploring this place, with the wealth of information provided by the guides.
With access to a beach and fishing pier, Portage Lakefront & Riverwalk is a popular location for activities and scenic views. It includes a 3,500 square foot public pavilion with restrooms, a snack bar and a meeting room.
With several outdoor spaces and facilities, Hawthorne Park District manages a number of swimming pools, playgrounds and athletic fields. Both adult and youth leagues are also provided for a variety of sports such as soccer and softball.