- The list below includes 549 free or cheap things to do in or near Wilmette, Illinois, including 109 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Skating Rinks, Hiking Trails and Bowling.
- From Gillson Park to Roemer Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Wilmette and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Chicago, Skokie, Oak Park and Evanston.
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1 Washington Park Marina, Michigan City, IN 46361 MoreLess Info
The only lighthouse in the state of Indiana is the Old Lighthouse Museum in Michigan City. See exhibits detailing Lake Michigan shipwrecks, climb the lantern tower and discover maritime history from the 1800's.
Popular among hikers, the Coffee Creek Watershed Conservancy Preserve also has an amphitheatre which hosts public events, such as concerts. A pavilion, ponds, bridges, and a 4 mile-long trail system are also found in here.
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601 Wabash Street, Michigan City, MS 46360 MoreLess Info
The Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets features a village-like setting, full of vintage appeal. It is home to numerous restaurants and stores, including ones for sportswear, designer fashion, fine leather, shoes, children’s clothing, home furnishings and much more.
Known as the 'House that Freight Cars Built', the Barker Mansion preserves the legacy of a founding father of the rail car industry, John H. Baker. Featuring space for private events, guided tours to experience the period opulence, and a schoolroom tour.
Walnut Ink Projects is an art gallery that was founded in 2010 and features live workspace, retail merchandise, and event rentals. The gallery holds a variety of workshops including snowboard works and textile workshops.
The Wind Point Lighthouse was originally designed by Orlando Metcalfe Poe and was first used in 1880. Today, visitors can climb the 11 stories to the top, view the Fog Horn building that has been turned into a museum and gift store, and view the Fuel House.
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.