- Our list of the best things to do in Barrington, Illinois, features the top 751 nearby activities — including 297 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Barrington, 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 11 things to do within the city of Barrington, IL , followed by 740 popular activities in nearby cities, including Skokie, Evanston, Glenview, West Chicago, Lombard, St. Charles, Wheaton, Waukegan, Schaumburg, Des Plaines, Highland Park, Gurnee, Niles, Geneva, Buffalo Grove, Arlington Heights, Glen Ellyn, Elgin, Elk Grove Village, Wilmette, Elmhurst, Palatine, Woodstock, Mundelein, Crystal Lake, Northbrook, Libertyville, Grayslake, Hoffman Estates, Park Ridge, Mount Prospect, Wheeling, Bloomingdale, Bartlett, Carol Stream, Addison, Vernon Hills, Batavia, Algonquin, Lincolnshire, Huntley, Downers Grove, Oak Brook, Carpentersville, Oak Park, Lisle, Rosemont, Naperville, Mchenry, Streamwood, Aurora, Lake In The Hills, Round Lake Beach, Great Lakes, Zion and Forest Park
13th Annual Uncork Barrington Chicago MoreLess Info
Sample your choice of 50 wines paired with hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants and groove to live music; proceeds benefit local nonprofits
A historical theater, featuring one screen, the Catlow Theater in Barrington, Illinois once showed silent films in the late 1920's. The old-time movie theater, made in the Tudor Revival style, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Langendorf Park has a little something for everyone to enjoy, including a fitness center, gymnasium with a track, a skate park and three playgrounds. An aquatic center is also available, along with sand volleyball courts, batting cages and indoor golf.
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112 Algonquin Road, Barrington, IL 60010 MoreLess Info
A museum of musical history and curiosities, the Sanfilippo Place de La Musique maintains collections of music boxes, phonographs, calliopes, coin operated pianos, and other musical artifacts. In all, it houses the largest collection of automatic instruments in the world.
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S. Northwest Hwy & E Hillside Avenue, Barrington, IL 60010 MoreLess Info
Visitors can explore a 330 acre nature preserve that features a significant heron rookery at Baker's Lake Nature Preserve. The preserve features a variety of unpaved trails for viewing the diverse wildlife that also includes egrets, geese, and coyotes.
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28039 W Northpointe Parkway, Barrington, IL 60010 MoreLess Info
Kids in Action Gymnastics Academy offers a range of gymnastic classes beginning at 18 mos. and going through high school. Gymnastics classes are taught in the Level 1 through 4 USAG system and also include tramp and tumbling classes.
An ice sports complex, Barrington Ice Arena features an NHL-sized ice surface used for figure skating, hockey leagues and public ice skating. The arena offers skate rental, a pro shop, locker rooms and ice skating lessons.
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212 W Main Street, Barrington, IL 60010 MoreLess Info
Barrington Area Historical Society was founded in 1968 by local residents dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the Barrington area. Today, the Society features exhibits, events, tours, a Society Store, gallery and archive facility.