- 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.
Watson's Wild West Museum is a recreation of an old American western general store filled with antiques and collectibles from the late 1800s. The owner, Cowboy Doug, provides exhibit tours and tells stories of the old west.
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42W690 Il, Rt 64, St. Charles, IL 60175 MoreLess Info
St Charles Farms & Equestrian Center provides facilities for all areas of horse care, training, and lessons. They are a multi-use facility balancing the needs of Hunter/Jumper, Dressage, and Western Pleasure disciplines and have students compete in various circuits.
Woodridge's Cinemark is a movie multiplex that shows primarily first-run Hollywood films. The cinema features an IMAX theater, tall-backed reclining seats with movable arm rests, and digital video and sound. The theater offers a variety of matinees and discounts.
Specializing in contemporary art, Water Street Studios hosts 18 art exhibits each year between the main gallery and the auxiliary Kane County Chronicle gallery. The facility also offers classes of various kinds.
For fans of larger than life movies, the Randall 16 Theaters offers films on their famous IMAX screen. Also available is a wide selection of feature titles on traditional, state of the art movie screens and a full service snack and drink bar.
The Massacre Haunted House is a 20,000 foot haunted house hosted annually. The haunted house is designed for adults. Visitors may tour the house in groups of six or seven, walking through over sixty rooms with frightening decorations and actors.
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200 E 5th Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540 MoreLess Info
Explore historic sites and architecture while enjoying a culinary adventure on the Naperville Bites and Sites Food Tour. The guided tour includes food tastings at specialty and ethnic eateries while learning about the rich local history.