- 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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3600 Lexington Drive, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192 MoreLess Info
With a fitness center and gymnasium open to the public, Willow Recreation Center offers visitors recreational activities like volleyball, racquetball, basketball, and more. In addition to fitness, visitors can bring their dogs to socialize at the center's dog park.
93% 14 votes
Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 MoreLess Info
At Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, visitors can see a wide variety of performances, from live orchestra music to stand up comedy from nationally recognized comedians. The concert hall also hosts student performances from the Northwestern University's school of music.
Located near downtown Evanston, the Celtic Knot Public House serves traditional pub fare and a wide selection of imported and craft beers, wines and spirits. The pub also hosts regular live music and monthly storytelling events.
100% 8 votes
395 W Algonquin Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
Friendship Park Conservatory is a conservatory featuring well maintained gardens and an indoor atrium. The conservatory is available for events such as weddings, showers, and parties, and is venue to a master gardener program.
The McGaw YMCA's amenities include exercise studios, Pilates studio, Racquetball courts, Treadmills, stair climbers, free weights, free wifi, gymnasium, two indoor pools, locker rooms and saunas. Instructional classes, summer camps, and public assistance programs and memberships are available.
89% 9 votes
Roselle Rd & Central Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60195 MoreLess Info
Situated on over 1,800 acres, Paul Douglas Forest Preserve features grasslands and wetlands that are home to birds and other animals. The area is suitable for hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, golfing and bird watching.