- 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.
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200 E 5th Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540 MoreLess Info
Explore historic sites and architecture while enjoying a culinary adventure on the Naperville Bites and Sites Food Tour. The guided tour includes food tastings at specialty and ethnic eateries while learning about the rich local history.
Woodgrove Festival Mall, 1001 W 75th Street, Woodridge, IL 60517 MoreLess Info
Along with first-run Hollywood movies, the Hollywood Boulevard Cinema features classic movies on a regular basis like a midnight Saturday showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. The concession stand even features a full bar.
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301 N. Washington Street, Naperville, IL 60540 MoreLess Info
Dupage Children's Museum is an interactive establishment where children can learn through playing. It has three floors, which hold meeting, party and special rooms, all of them with interactive exhibits.
An Irish themed restaurant and pub, Shanahan's Food & Spirits offers a menu of Irish and American pub favorites as well as a range of beers on tap. The pub hosts live music and special events like karaoke nights.
The Massacre Haunted House is a 20,000 foot haunted house hosted annually. The haunted house is designed for adults. Visitors may tour the house in groups of six or seven, walking through over sixty rooms with frightening decorations and actors.
A 40-lane bowling center, Brunswick Zone - Woodridge offers open and league bowling with glow lanes and a pro shop. The center provides private party rooms, arcade games, a snack bar, pool tables and a lounge.
Located along the Fox River, the Fabyan Forest Preserve is a nature preserve popular among fishers and joggers. Visitors to the preserve also enjoy many historical sites within the preserve, including the Fabyan Villa Museum and the Fabyan Windmill.
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Greene Rd & Hobson Road, Naperville, IL 60517 MoreLess Info
A 16-acre, off-leash canine recreation facility, Green Valley Forest Preserve Dog Park features fenced grassy fields with a separate 1.5-acre small dog area. The park provides picnic tables, shaded areas, walking trails and dog waste bags.