- 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.
Laugh Out Loud is exactly what the name suggests. It's a comedy club and actually a very innovative one. It's like the idea of anti-stress laughing therapy turned around into a full-fledged, fun holiday destination.
Bunker Hill Forest Preserve is a large park that offers scenic views of nature, trails for walking or jogging and ample space for picnics. The park also serves as an outdoor venue for any event with proper county permits.
From walking paths to playgrounds, Robert E James Park provides visitors with an outdoor area for activities. During the winter season, visitors can bring a sled to a popular sledding spot on one of the park's hills.
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111 S Washington Street, Park Ridge, IL 60068 MoreLess Info
Accepting visitors of all skill levels, Fencing Center of Chicago offers an assortment of classes that teach the sport of fencing. The center runs a summer camp led by Germany's Olympic head fencing coach.
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E Higgins Rd & Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 MoreLess Info
Locally known as Busse Woods, this managed park area is officially designated as the Ned Brown Preserve. It features wetlands, open fields, and heavy forest and is popular with fishermen, hikers, birdwatchers, and noted for a small pasture of elk.
An indoor bounce area and amusement center, Pump It Up of Schaumburg offers open play times as well as private birthday and other party rentals. The facility offers features like Glow Parties and Adventure Parties.
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7000 Carpenter Road, Skokie, IL 60077 MoreLess Info
An 18-screen movie theater, AMC Showplace Village Crossing 18 displays first-run feature films along with independent films using digital projection. The theater provides stadium seating, theater rentals and a concession area with food and drinks.