- 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.
Dave's Down To Earth Rock Shop sells not only gems and minerals but jewelry, beads, fossils, Native American art and many other artifacts, sculptures and unique items. There is also a free museum downstairs filled with fossils.
78% 9 votes
225 Greenwood Street, Evanston, IL 60201 MoreLess Info
Founded in 1898, the Evanston History Center in the Charles Dawes House strives to preserve and promote the history of the local area. Visitors commonly enjoy taking tours of the house while viewing the exhibits and learning about local history.
The Esper Peterson Family Aquatic Center is a recreational water park that features a sand play area, a frog slide, 300 lounge chairs, lap lanes, and a basketball hoop. The facility also has a 180-foot tube slide.
The Addison Historical Society which owns and runs the Addison Historical Museum was originally formed in 1974. The history of the local area is collected, preserved, and put on display within the multiple museum exhibits.
67% 3 votes
108 S. Bloomingdale Road, Bloomingdale, IL MoreLess Info
Housed in Bloomingdale's oldest building, the Bloomingdale Park District Museum still shows signs of its past as a church, a school and then a town hall. Each year, the museum features six to seven exhibits suitable for adults and children.
83% 6 votes
550 S Park Blvd, Streamwood, IL 60107 MoreLess Info
Members of Park Place Family Recreation Center receive access to locker rooms and fitness equipment. The pool has several lanes for swimming laps and a small water slide area. There are also swimming classes for children at this pool.
100% 2 votes
172 S Circle Avenue, Bloomingdale, IL 60108 MoreLess Info
Established in 1964, the Bloomingdale Park District is an organization that strives to provide recreational activities and facilities to the local residents. The district contains over a dozen parks located on over 160 acres of land in total.