- The list below includes 637 free or cheap things to do in or near Wheeling, Illinois, including 108 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Arcades, Bowling and Restaurants.
- From Cole Taylor Friendship Park to Dam 1 Forest Preserve, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Wheeling and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Chicago, Skokie, Oak Park and Evanston.
67% 3 votes
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.
Surrounding Lake Glenview, Gallery Park is an interactive park where locals can hike three different trails, fish at 8 designated locations, catch a performance at the amphitheater, or play a game at one of the many ball fields.
100% 5 votes
Patriot Blvd & Chestnut Avenue, Glenview, IL 60026 MoreLess Info
A fenced-in section of Gallery Park, Little Bear Garden is designed for smaller children to play and explore. There is a storytelling corner that often features live storytelling, as well as a shrubbery maze and a splash play area.
100% 1 votes
1195 Half Day Road, Highland Park, IL 60035 MoreLess Info
Maintained by the Jewish Council for Youth Services, The Lil' - Lillian L. Lutz Recreation Center features a heated pool with two shallow ends and a water slide. The center also has sports courts, and hosts lessons and camps.
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.