- 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.
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3600 Lexington Drive, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192 MoreLess Info
With a fitness center and gymnasium open to the public, Willow Recreation Center offers visitors recreational activities like volleyball, racquetball, basketball, and more. In addition to fitness, visitors can bring their dogs to socialize at the center's dog park.
An indoor bounce area and amusement center, Pump It Up of Schaumburg offers open play times as well as private birthday and other party rentals. The facility offers features like Glow Parties and Adventure Parties.
The Community Center Pool is a year-round indoor swimming pool that features both public and private events along with a full hot tub and sauna. Seasonal swim lessons are available, as well as water aerobics classes.
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1111 E Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg, IL 60194 MoreLess Info
Part of the Schaumburg Park District, the Spring Valley Nature Sanctuary is a 135 acre nature preserve that includes wetland areas, forests, fields, and streams. The sanctuary is an ideal spot for bird watching or simply for quiet repose.
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S. Northwest Hwy & E Hillside Avenue, Barrington, IL 60010 MoreLess Info
Visitors can explore a 330 acre nature preserve that features a significant heron rookery at Baker's Lake Nature Preserve. The preserve features a variety of unpaved trails for viewing the diverse wildlife that also includes egrets, geese, and coyotes.