- The list below includes 588 free or cheap things to do in or near Northbrook, Illinois, including 109 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, Family Fun Center and Playgrounds.
- From Techny Prairie Park & Fields to Village Green, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Northbrook and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Chicago, Skokie, Oak Park and Evanston.
Yorkville Rec Center is a full-service fitness and recreation facility that houses an indoor track, lap pool, open gym, and cardio and resistance equipment. In addition to fitness classes, REC Center offers recreational leagues such as basketball, baseball and soccer.
Pilcher Park Nature Center is over 640 acres of land that includes playgrounds, picnic grounds, hiking trails, bicycle trails and cross country ski trails. Visitors can also attend classes to learn about things like wildflowers, horticulture and birding.
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Owned and operated by taxidermist and artist Thomas M. Stepanek, Tom's Wildlife Art and Taxidermy offers taxidermy services for hunting and fishing trophies of all kinds. The company also tans hides and makes rugs.
The Wind Point Lighthouse was originally designed by Orlando Metcalfe Poe and was first used in 1880. Today, visitors can climb the 11 stories to the top, view the Fog Horn building that has been turned into a museum and gift store, and view the Fuel House.
Featuring 16 lanes available for play, Yorkville Bowl is a bowing alley featuring a number of amenities for its guests to enjoy. In addition to bowling, the alley also has a full bar, video game room, and birthday party hosting.
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built of Kasota limestone, red Streator Brick, tinted stucco and unstained tidewater cypress, Wingspread is a community meeting room. The 14,000 square foot building, a National Historic Landmark, has a large central ceiling and four wings.