- 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.
95% 19 votes
201 W. 10th Street, Lockport, IL 60441 MoreLess Info
The Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery offers art exhibitions of Illinois artists and artisans, including paintings, quilts, sculptures, and drawings. The art gallery also offers group tours and special events.
67% 3 votes
16798 Parliament Ave, Between 7220-7800 W 167th Street, Tinley Park, IL 60483 MoreLess Info
At 55 acres, Centennial Park is the largest park in the Tinley Park district. The 12 acre lake is stocked with fish every spring to keep visitors coming to the fishing piers and never leaving empty handed.
100% 1 votes
16801 S 80th Avenue, Tinley Park, IL 60477 MoreLess Info
Tinley Junction Mini Golf & Batting Cages features miniature golf with a model railroad running through the course, and batting cages with variable pitch speeds for both hardball and softball. They also have a concessions stand.
Located along a lake, Bruce Ponti Memorial Park features a large grassy area suitable for sports and other recreational activities. The park provides a children's playground, paved walking paths, trees, benches and sand volleyball courts.
The main focus of the Plainfield Historical Society is the effort behind its Main Street Museum. Artifacts and exhibits which display the history of Plainfield are available for public viewing regularly, and tours can be arranged by appointment.
100% 19 votes
14912 S. Eastern Avenue, Unit 103, Plainfield, IL 60544 MoreLess Info
Every Saturday, Tailwinds Distillery hosts a tour of its facilities while explaining the spirits making process. At the conclusion of the tour, visitors can sample a variety of spirits, from rum to tequila.
Mr D's Magic Show features mystifying, top-notch magic and illusions combined with comedy, audience participation, fire and live animals. He provides indoor and outdoor shows for a range of events including corporate events, trade shows and birthday parties.
33% 3 votes
8125 W 171st Street, Tinley Park, IL 60477 MoreLess Info
At Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center, visitors can take advantage of the amenities offered to the community, from basketball and volleyball courts, to arts and crafts rooms. The facility offers a variety of kids programs for crafts, sports, and more.