- 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.
Historic Roemer Park has been home to local Little League baseball players, including comedian Bill Murray, since its opening in 1953. Recent renovations to the baseball park brought improved dugouts, fences and concessions.
From exercise equipment to walking tracks, Tam Tennis & Fitness Complex offers visitors a variety of activities for improving fitness. The complex has eight tennis courts, a racquetball court, and a fitness center.
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Barrington Area Historical Society was founded in 1968 by local residents dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the Barrington area. Today, the Society features exhibits, events, tours, a Society Store, gallery and archive facility.
Langendorf Park has a little something for everyone to enjoy, including a fitness center, gymnasium with a track, a skate park and three playgrounds. An aquatic center is also available, along with sand volleyball courts, batting cages and indoor golf.
Featuring outdoor exercise equipment, Fountain Square Park offers visitors a multiple structure playground with slides, spring animals, and more. The park has a sensory garden, with a variety of flowers planted to engage sight, touch, and smell.
Emerson Park is a community-owned and managed park that features traditional amenities such as park benches, picnic areas, and playgrounds. In addition to these facilities, visitors will find tennis and basketball courts, as well as regularly maintained restrooms.
Originally dedicated to men and women who have participated in the armed forces, Veterans Gateway Park is a community park that also functions as a gateway to Town Square. The park contains laser engraved bricks to commemorate individual veterans services.