- The list below includes 371 free or cheap things to do in or near Waukegan, Illinois, including 104 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Fishing, Bowling and Mini Golf.
- From Bowen Park to Ben Diamond Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Waukegan and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Skokie, Evanston, Kenosha and Glenview.
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A 56,000-square-foot entertainment center, Brunswick's - Buffalo Grove features 32 lanes of bowling for casual and league bowlers. The center also offers a laser tag arena, arcade games, pool tables, a restaurant and flat-screen televisions.
Located in the heart of downtown Kenosha, the Rustic Road Brewing Company produces a wide range of craft beer that are made on site. The tap room also has a full-service bar that features local wine and cocktails.
Somme Prairie Nature Preserve is a 90 acre nature preserve populated by savanna, prairie, woodland, and ephemeral ponds. The preserve is a natural habitat to hundreds of rare plant and animal species. Guided tours are available on request.
The Civil War Museum in Kenosha is like no other because it portrays the Civil War from the perspective of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. They do this mainly through the use of personal stories and narratives.
The Guttormsen Recreation Center is a local bowling alley offering a number of amenities for bowlers to enjoy when visiting. Open bowling, cosmic bowling, numerous food and drink options, and a pro shop are among these amenities available.
The Chicago Jewelry School offers a wide variety of courses and programs in jewelry making, aimed at everything from girls' nights out and post-retirement activities to professional training. The school also offers a boutique with student-made wares.
Featuring digital production and sound, Buffalo Grove Theatres showcases the latest Hollywood films. Guests can also have fun with the X-Box Party Package, which allows them to play their favorite video games on the big screen.