- The list below includes 481 free or cheap things to do in or near Naperville, Illinois, including 110 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Parks, Running/Jogging and Bowling.
- From Riverwalk to Green Valley Forest Preserve Dog Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Naperville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Oak Park, West Chicago, Lombard and Aurora.
Opened in 1981 to celebrate 150 years since the town was established, Riverwalk has plenty of attractions for the entire family, including a playground, a beach and grill resort, and 1,75 miles of walkway along the river.
91% 23 votes
Greene Rd & Hobson Road, Naperville, IL 60517 MoreLess Info
A 16-acre, off-leash canine recreation facility, Green Valley Forest Preserve Dog Park features fenced grassy fields with a separate 1.5-acre small dog area. The park provides picnic tables, shaded areas, walking trails and dog waste bags.
85% 20 votes
83rd & Book Road, Naperville, IL 60567 MoreLess Info
Located on 1829 acres of land in total, the Springbrook Prairie Forest Preserve is a forest preserve that contains a large amount of biodiversity. Visitors commonly enjoy walking through the trails or having picnics while enjoying the natural scenery.
A large selection of recreational amenities and facilities is what makes Knoch Knolls Park a popular location among local nature enthusiasts. Visitors have access to an 18-hole disc golf course, picnic areas, and nearly five miles of walking trails.
Climb to the top of the 14-story tall Millennium Carillion and you can experience the wondrous musical bells and a breath-taking view of Naperville and beyond. Visitors also enjoy concerts from the lawns surrounding the tower.
100% 92 votes
200 E 5th Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540 MoreLess Info
Explore historic sites and architecture while enjoying a culinary adventure on the Naperville Bites and Sites Food Tour. The guided tour includes food tastings at specialty and ethnic eateries while learning about the rich local history.
88% 244 votes
301 N. Washington Street, Naperville, IL 60540 MoreLess Info
Dupage Children's Museum is an interactive establishment where children can learn through playing. It has three floors, which hold meeting, party and special rooms, all of them with interactive exhibits.
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.