- 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.
100% 3 votes
1331 Shermer Rd, Shermer Rd & Walters Avenue, Northbrook, IL 60062 MoreLess Info
Opened in the 1940s, Village Green showcases 10 acres of walkways, green gardens, and playgrounds. Picnic areas are featured as well as a full baseball diamond, and views of local businesses and passing trains are available.
A family health and fitness club, The Lincolnshire Club offers a variety of amenities. It features a weight room, cardio facilities, swimming pool, and tennis courts. The club also hosts tennis camps, and offers lessons and classes.
The downtown Recreation Park is the oldest community park in the city. Through new developments, it has expanded to feature a baseball diamond, an indoor gymnasium with a wooden floor, and an Olympic sized pool.
90% 30 votes
260 N Evergreen Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60004 MoreLess Info
Thrown Elements Pottery is an art gallery and hands-on center that offers visitors the chance to make their own pottery. The gallery hosts events for kids as well as adults, and offers periodic ladies' nights.
Bowl the night away at Beverly Lanes in Arlington Heights, Illinois. With over twenty lanes available and a party room for special events, visitors can enjoy the lanes in a comfortable, friendly, and affordable environment.
60% 10 votes
824 E. Rand Road, Mount Prospect, IL 60056 MoreLess Info
A 36-lane bowling center, Brunswick Zone - Mount Prospect offers open and league bowling along with party hosting. The center provides a pro shop, arcade games, billiard tables, a snack bar and a lounge with adult beverages.