- 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.
A 40-lane bowling center, Brunswick Zone - Hawthorn offers open and league bowling with glow lanes and a pro shop. The center provides private event rooms, a billiard table, a lounge, arcade games and a snack bar.
Brunswick Zone (formerly known as Hawthorn Lanes) provides 40 individual lanes of ten pin bowling, including GLOW lanes with specialty glow-in-the-dark lighting. Visitors can also access a full video arcade, lounge, snack bar, and pro shop.
90% 10 votes
164 Hawley Street, Grayslake, IL 60030 MoreLess Info
Housed in a building that incorporates the old Village Hall, the Grayslake Heritage Center and Museum features historical exhibits, a classroom, community room, and archives and collections storage. Their centerpiece presentation is called 'Embracing Change: The Growth of Grayslake'.
Situated on the lake waterfront, Century Park features common park amenities like fishing, a bike trail, picnic areas, a children's playground, and public restrooms. Athletic fields for baseball, softball, and volleyball are also available.
Known for it's world class sporting clay range, Northbrook Sports Club offers trapshooting, skeet shooting, and a pro shop to its members. The range plays host to the World FITASC Sporting Championship competition.
Grayslake Historical Society was founded in 1976 and is dedicated to promoting and preserving the Village of Grayslake's pioneering history. The Society showcases an array of exhibits and features a Museum that has various collections and artifacts.
47% 15 votes
555 North Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 MoreLess Info
Featuring eight auditoriums, AMC Showplace Vernon Hills 8 is a movie theater that displays first-run feature films using digital projection. It offers facility rentals for private events as well as a concession area with food and drinks.
Named after the light that signals a goal in hockey, Light the Lamp Brewery features six beers named with a hockey theme. Visitors can buy and drink beer and check out the hockey memorabilia located inside.