- 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.
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built of Kasota limestone, red Streator Brick, tinted stucco and unstained tidewater cypress, Wingspread is a community meeting room. The 14,000 square foot building, a National Historic Landmark, has a large central ceiling and four wings.
Beginning at the Joliet Iron Works Historic Site, the I&m Canal Trail is a 2.76-mile nature trail popular for a number of recreational activities. These include running, biking, hiking, and cross-country skiing along the trail.
Opened in 1965, the NIU Huskie Stadium is a 30,998 seat multipurpose stadium and home to the NIU Huskies. The stadium features a dual lighting system, a scoreboard with an 11-by-15-foot video display system, and concessions areas.
Dekalb Park District features a number of parks and facilities. Parks offer a wide range of recreational activities including playgrounds, soccer fields, golf courses, sports complexes' and historic museum flower gardens.
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Northern Illinois Un, Dekalb, IL 60115 MoreLess Info
Consisting of a variety of athletic facilities, Northern Illinois University Athletics is home to many of the university's sport teams. The largest facility, the Huskie Stadium, hosts home football games with over 30,000 seats.
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500 Speedway Blvd, Joliet, IL 60433 MoreLess Info
Rusty Wallace Racing Experience- Chicagoland Speedway allows visitors to drive racecars on a 1.5 mile d-shaped oval super speedway track, or just ride along. Packages start from as few as 3 laps, up to 50.