- 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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5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60637 MoreLess Info
Chicago's Museum of Science & Industry is found in the Hyde Park neighborhood. The museum includes live laboratory programs and science exhibits, plus an Omnimax Theater and other science shows.
Featuring inflatable and metal obstacles, Fox Paintball offers visitors a variety of themed paintball fields such as Stonehenge, Xball, Ulimate Air, and woodlands courses. The park also hosts scenario events, tournaments, and team practices.
A movie theater multiplex and part of the Cinemark theater chain, Tinseltown USA shows primarily first run Hollywood films in fully digital video and audio. The theater offers discount matinees and a variety of refreshments.
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42W690 Il, Rt 64, St. Charles, IL 60175 MoreLess Info
St Charles Farms & Equestrian Center provides facilities for all areas of horse care, training, and lessons. They are a multi-use facility balancing the needs of Hunter/Jumper, Dressage, and Western Pleasure disciplines and have students compete in various circuits.
Chasers Laser Tag is an amusement complex that offers a token-free video game arcade in addition to both open play and private sessions of laser tag. They also host parties, corporate outings, and special events.
Offering first-run films, AMC Loews Woodridge 18 features 18 auditoriums with digital projection and stadium seating. The theater provides arcade game machines, private event hosting and a concession area serving food and beverages.