- The list below includes 25 free or cheap things to do in or near Ottawa, Illinois, including 72 different types of inexpensive activities like Specialty Museums, National & State Parks, Bowling and Movie Theaters.
- From Buffalo Rock State Park to Lasalle County 4-H Fair Grounds, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Ottawa and in nearby cities within 25 miles like La Salle and Utica.
Offering first-run films, AMC Loews Woodridge 18 features 18 auditoriums with digital projection and stadium seating. The theater provides arcade game machines, private event hosting and a concession area serving food and beverages.
Visitors at Loews Theaters can access 18 auditoriums with screenings of popular first-run movies alongside select independent and artistic films. The theater has an extensive concession stand with hot food offerings as well.
Covering 500 acres, the Cantigny Park welcomes entire families with playgrounds, gardens, 2 museums, a golf course, and 4 restaurants. The museums are dedicated to Robert R. McCormick and to the First Infantry Division.
The Dupage Technology Park is a park that was designed to meet the needs of the technological companies in the local area. The park sits on 800-acres of land and provides lab spaces that are available for rent.
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T-Time Golf Range & Family Fun Center features a golf range with 30 matted tees, 15 grass tees, a putting green and chipping green with sand bunker. They also have a miniature golf course and batting cages.
Woodridge's Cinemark is a movie multiplex that shows primarily first-run Hollywood films. The cinema features an IMAX theater, tall-backed reclining seats with movable arm rests, and digital video and sound. The theater offers a variety of matinees and discounts.
Opened in 2001, the Charlestowne 18 Theatre offers theatergoers the opportunity to catch new movie releases on its screens. 3D movies are offered in three of its theaters and the facility has two birthday party rooms on site.