- The list below includes 670 free or cheap things to do in or near Palatine, Illinois, including 108 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Soccer Field, Music Venue and Nature & Wildlife Areas.
- From Falcon Park Recreation Center to Community Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Palatine and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Skokie, Oak Park, Evanston and West Chicago.
At the Racine Art Museum, visitors can see over 8,000 pieces of art. Most of the pieces represent the contemporary craft movement, while other pieces were created during the 1930s Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project.
The Artists Gallery is a local community art gallery that features on of a kind three-dimensional pieces, paintings and pottery. Visitors can also try their hand at creating themselves, with the classes the gallery offers.
An art gallery, Northern Lights Gallery features a wide selection of original art by local and regional artists and craftspeople. The gallery features works in various media, including jewelry, painting, sculpture, and glassworks, as well as gifts.
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The Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts is part of the larger Racine Art Museum. It hosts a variety of fine art exhibits, including an exhibit of art by students and faculty of the museum itself.
A full-featured gym and fitness complex, Four Lakes Athletic Club offers not only modern workout facilities and equipment, but also indoor tennis, a multi-purpose gym, and running track. The club also holds classes in a variety of workout routines.
North Beach Park is a 745-foot beach on Lake Michigan that is barrier free. In addition, the park has a children's playground, sand volleyball court, and those who are able can climb a stairway for panoramic views of the lake.
A horror-themed amusement attraction, Reapers Realm features three different areas: The Reaper's Woods, The Reaper's Mansion, and The Carnevil. The attraction also features a dark zone that visitors must navigate with flashlights.