- 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.
Climb to the top of the 14-story tall Millennium Carillion and you can experience the wondrous musical bells and a breath-taking view of Naperville and beyond. Visitors also enjoy concerts from the lawns surrounding the tower.
Surrounded by 40 forested acres, Red Oak Nature Center and features seven hiking trails that are open until sunset. Inside the free center visitors can enjoy multiple classrooms and a wildlife viewing room with turtle and fish habitats.
Wheeler's Bowling Center LLC has been a community, recreational hangout since 1969. The family-run business offers traditional and league bowling, ten pins, cosmic bowling and a sports bar to entertain guests.
Situated on 40 acres of wilderness, Red Oak Nature Center offers a variety of educational experiences for children to learn about native plant and animal life in the area. In addition to trails, the park has a cave to explore.
9400 S Oak Park Avenue, Oak Lawn, IL 60453 MoreLess Info
Oak Lawn Pavilion is a recreation center that features a wide variety of amenities. The facility has eight volleyball courts, two sand volleyball courts, softball fields, basketball courts,and indoor and outdoor soccer fields.
Koz's Mini Bowl is a unique mini-bowling alley featuring 4 mini bowling lanes, a pool table, darts, an old jukebox, and full-service bar. Mini bowling lanes feature smaller bowling balls, half-length lanes, and mini-pins. Leagues and party reservations are available.
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9320 S Kenton Avenue, Oak Lawn, IL 60453 MoreLess Info
Open year-round, the Oak Lawn Park District Ice Arena is a community operated facility with party rooms and facilities available to rent. The district offers skating and figure skating lessons as well as hosting local recreational hockey leagues.