- 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.
Bunker Hill Forest Preserve is a large park that offers scenic views of nature, trails for walking or jogging and ample space for picnics. The park also serves as an outdoor venue for any event with proper county permits.
Horse enthusiasts can make sure their equine babies are taken care of at Pine Grove Equestrian Center, which offers boarding, training, and both English and western riding lessons for those still learning.
With 10, real-wood lanes, the Wilmette Bowling Center offers both recreational and league bowling. Beer, wine and food are available on-site and the bowling center offers accommodations for special events and parties.
Organizing recreational leagues for the community, Glsa Libertyville has a variety of soccer programs for both adults and children. Each season, the association runs a clinic that helps visitors improve their soccer skills.
86% 7 votes
4866 Dempster Street, Skokie, IL 60077 MoreLess Info
Paintball Explosion Retail Store is a paintball supply shop that features an array of guns, paintballs, gear, apparel, and accessories. The staff is very knowledgeable about the sport, as most are referees.
50% 10 votes
1685 W Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 MoreLess Info
The Hoffman Estates Park District hosts an array of events and programs for the local community. Activities include skating, various sports leagues for children and for adults, and health and fitness programs.
91% 11 votes
Route 21 & North of Route 137, Libertyville, IL 60048 MoreLess Info
Situated on 30 acres, Independence Grove Dog Park is a fenced canine recreation facility with open fields for dogs to play and exercise. The park also has wooded areas along with a dog swimming pond.
The Triphahn Center is a community center and ice arena that features two NHL sized ice surfaces, a fitness center, an indoor track, and a dance studio. The center is home to the Chicago Wolves hockey team.