- 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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1016 Diamond Lake Road, Mundelein, IL 60060 MoreLess Info
The Mundelein Park & Recreation District has the mission of providing diverse recreational experiences to connect the local community. The organization oversees parks such as Spray Park and Barefoot Bay.
Party Fantasy is an indoor recreation and party facility that can be reserved for private parties, but is also open for public play. The facility includes bounce houses, a climbing wall, indoor go karts, redemption games, and other attractions.
One of Illinois' most popular dog beaches, Moraine Park offers an extensive dog exercise area for permit holding, off-leash dogs to run and play. The park is also a popular historic place of interest as it dates back to 1892 as the grounds of the historical Hotel Moraine.
Spendthrift Charters provides private fishing charters on Lake Michigan. Visitors can embark on fishing trips captained by licensed members of the Coast Guard ranging from 5 to 8 hours, and can fish for perch, salmon and trout.
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2205 Skokie Valley Road, Highland Park, IL 60035 MoreLess Info
Highland Park Golf Learning Center & Adventure Golf encompasses both a full driving range and a challenging 18 hole miniature golf course. They can also provide junior and adult golf instruction for up to six 45 minute sessions.
A family health and fitness club, The Lincolnshire Club offers a variety of amenities. It features a weight room, cardio facilities, swimming pool, and tennis courts. The club also hosts tennis camps, and offers lessons and classes.
At the Pleasant Prairie RecPlex, people can take exercise classes, swim, play in an indoor waterpark, play on the two NHL regulation ice arenas, and shoot archery, and use the daycare. People can also play many types of ball including basketball, baseball, football, racquetball, pickleball, soccer, softball.
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1207 Park Ave W, Highland Park, IL 60035 MoreLess Info
Featuring a 5,000-square-foot fitness center, Recreation Center of Highland Park provides exercise equipment and a pool along with lessons and classes. The center also has a track for walking and running, basketball courts and a child care facility.