- 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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5025 W 25th Street, Cicero, IL 60804 MoreLess Info
The community gathers at Town Hall Bowl for cheap bowling, shoe rental, beer, food, and fun. The banquet hall in the facility can also be rented for events such as reunions and receptions.
Situated on 25-acres of land, McCarthy Farm is a privately owned stable that features a heated barn with large stalls, an indoor arena, and an outdoor arena. The farm has amenities including showers and vending machines.
The Glen Ellyn Skate Park is a local skate park that provides a variety of different options to the skaters who visit. The park includes many different ramps and can be used by beginners and more advanced skaters alike.
Nu Look Entertainment originally started out as a social club and has grown into event planning and nightlife promotions, as well as live entertainment. Most notably, they have worked with rap artists to promote their material in a live venue.
Located on over 69 acres of land, Northside Park is a public park that provides access to a number of outdoor facilities and amenities. These include four basketball courts, six lighted tennis courts, a skating rink, and a playground.
Busy during the summer months, Northside Family Aquatic Center features a large community pool. And for added enjoyment, the pool includes a diving board and water slide. The facility further offers a play area with a sandbox.
With 16 state-of-the-art Marcus Digital Xperience auditoriums, the South Shore Cinema is a movie theater that also serves food. A few of the auditoriums in the theater offer Digital 3D movies and also are equipped with stadium seating.
Kelly Park is a community park filled with a large selection of recreational amenities for visitors to access. Among these amenities include a climbing structure, a playground area, a covered picnic shelter, and a 1.2-mile walking trail around the park.
1400 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605 MoreLess Info
The Field Museum offers visitors the opportunity to learn about natural history through exhibits and children's programs. One of the location's main attraction, “Sue”, is the tyrannosaurus rex that has ever been discovered.