- Our list of the best things to do in Arlington Heights, Illinois, features the top 873 nearby activities — including 345 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Arlington Heights, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 18 things to do within the city of Arlington Heights, IL , followed by 855 popular activities in nearby cities, including Chicago, Oak Park, Evanston, Skokie, Glenview, West Chicago, Lombard, Wheaton, Waukegan, Schaumburg, St. Charles, Des Plaines, Highland Park, Gurnee, Niles, Buffalo Grove, Geneva, Glen Ellyn, Downers Grove, Elgin, Elk Grove Village, Elmhurst, Wilmette, Northbrook, Naperville, Palatine, Mundelein, Crystal Lake, Libertyville, Grayslake, Hoffman Estates, Park Ridge, Mount Prospect, Bloomingdale, Wheeling, Berwyn, Addison, Barrington, Cicero, Woodridge, Bartlett, Carol Stream, Algonquin, Oak Brook, Vernon Hills, Lincolnshire, Lisle, Batavia, Huntley, Carpentersville, Forest Park, Rosemont, Streamwood, Mchenry, Woodstock, Aurora, Lake In The Hills, Kankakee, Round Lake Beach and Great Lakes
83% 42 votes
E Higgins Rd & Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 MoreLess Info
The Ned Brown Forest Preserve, also known as the Busse Woods, is a large 3,558 acre preserve populated by a 460 acre lake, several bike paths, and numerous picnic groves. The lake is open to canoes, kayaks, rowboats, and sailboats.
Opened in 2011, Yu Kids Island is a playground offering a number of fun attractions for its young guests to enjoy. Each piece of equipment incorporates some type of movement meant to stimulate excitement in the playground's guests.
93% 92 votes
1071 South Wolf Road, Chicago Executive Airport - Hangar 10, Wheeling, IL 60090 MoreLess Info
Chicago Helicopter Express - Day Tours offers helicopter tours of the city of Chicago. The company offers first class helicopter experiences, information about the history of the city of Chicago, and 30 minute long tours seven days a week.
52% 1433 votes
601 N. Martingale Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173 MoreLess Info
Any kind of builder can visit the Legoland Discovery Center Chicago, where there are found all sorts of hands-on exhibits, from Star Wars Lego, to life-size Lego animals in the Jungle Expeditions. There is also a 4D Lego cinema, and a shop.
38% 78 votes
601 N. Martingale Rd, 105, Schaumburg, IL 60173 MoreLess Info
A 20-screen movie theater, AMC Loews Streets of Woodfield 20 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers an IMAX auditorium, stadium seating, mobile ticketing, independent films and a concession area.
56% 16 votes
53 Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 MoreLess Info
Elk Grove Bowl & Billiards is a bowling alley and pool hall that also features a pro shop, video arcade and bar and grill. They also offer cosmic bowling, league play, tournaments and party packages.