- 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.
Buddy Guy's Legends is a blues bars that features performances from the likes of Larry Carlton and The Nu Blu Band. Visitors of the site can order classic bar food items like buffalo wings, oysters, gumbo, and crab cakes.
Family-oriented and affordable, Tivoli Bowling Lanes accommodates open bowling and league play along with special events throughout the year. Facilities include an underground lounge, snack bar, and meeting rooms for reserved functions.
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831 Maple Avenue, Wandschneider Park, Downers Grove, IL 60515 MoreLess Info
The Downers Grove Park District Museum features three unique structures dating back to the 1800's. There are two Blodgett family houses, one of which was part of the Underground Railroad and the Coachhouse, featuring historical fire engines from Downers Grove.
926 Warren Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515 MoreLess Info
Gallery's Choice is an art and gift gallery with an emphasis on hands-on art. The gallery offers a variety of artwork for sale and offer several year round art classes.
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831 Maple Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515 MoreLess Info
Housed in the Wandschneider Park, the Downers Grove Historical Museum manages exhibits that celebrate the town's 150 year history. Artifacts and memorabilia are displayed in permanent collections at four historic locations that guests can tour.
Situated on 25-acres of land, McCarthy Farm is a privately owned stable that features a heated barn with large stalls, an indoor arena, and an outdoor arena. The farm has amenities including showers and vending machines.
An equestrian farm, Tievoli Farm Inc offers an array of equestrian-related services. The farm offers boarding for horses, training, and sales of a variety of riding equipment. Riding lessons for riders of all levels are also available.