- The list below includes 566 free or cheap things to do in or near Skokie, Illinois, including 109 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, History Museums and National & State Parks.
- From Sports Park Driving Range & Adventure Golf to Exploritorium, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Skokie and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Chicago, Oak Park, Evanston and Lombard.
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Offering an 18-hole miniature golf course, Sports Park Driving Range & Adventure Golf has a batting cage for visitors to practice their batting skills. The range has 40 stations where visitors can use a debit card to automatically receive balls.
Skokie's Exploritorium is a large indoor play space that features an array of educational, creative, and hands-on play areas. It includes a climbing area with tubes and tunnels, musical instruments, a water play area, and costumes.
Skokie's Lockwood Park features an array of attractions, including tennis courts, basketball courts, a baseball field, playgrounds with climbing structures, swings, slides, and other equipment, and picnic areas with a barbecue pit.
Emerson Park is a community-owned and managed park that features traditional amenities such as park benches, picnic areas, and playgrounds. In addition to these facilities, visitors will find tennis and basketball courts, as well as regularly maintained restrooms.
Situated on nearly two acres, Sequoya Park features a basketball court along with a large grass field suitable for sports and recreational activities. The park also offers a children's playground, park benches, a paved walking path and shade trees.
Oakton Park is a full-featured neighborhood park featuring swimming pools, sports fields, as well as basketball and tennis courts. The park also has playgrounds, picnic areas, barbecue grills and public restrooms on site.
The Skokie Lagoons is an assortment of pools and channels covering 894 acres and located just inland of Lake Michigan. Public boat access with an assortment of fishing is available along with picnic areas and hiking trails.