- Our list of the best things to do in De Kalb, Illinois, features the top 107 nearby activities — including 43 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- De Kalb, 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 3 things to do within the city of De Kalb, IL , followed by 104 popular activities in nearby cities, including St. Charles, Geneva, Batavia, Cherry Valley, Dekalb, Elgin, Aurora, Huntley, Yorkville, Belvidere, Rockford and Carpentersville
Open only during the weekends during the warmer months, the Cascade Drive In shows popular first-run movies on its single screen. Two movies are shown each night that the drive in is open, and there is a separate picnic area for guests who want to bring their own food.
43% 35 votes
5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates, IL 60173 MoreLess Info
Offering seating for 11,800 individuals, the Sears Centre Arena is a multipurpose entertainment complex that is host to a number of different events. These include concerts, theater shows, and a variety of sporting events throughout the year.
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Prince Crossing Rd & Geneva Road, West Chicago, IL 60185 MoreLess Info
The Timber Ridge Forest Preserve is a nature preserve that is open 7 days a week and spans a total distance of 1,163-acres of land. The forest has a visitor center that offers educational programs, agricultural activities, and domestic activities.
Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens is a veritable time capsule of life in the Victorian era. Worth a visit to see one of the few remaining Swiss-style homes left in the United States and a leisurely stroll through the gardens.
81% 36 votes
7602 Rock Valley Parkway, Loves Park, IL 61111 MoreLess Info
A family-oriented entertainment park, Volcano Falls Adventure Park has a variety of activities for both children and adults. Among them are Lazer Tag and Maze, miniature golf, single, double and kiddie go-carts, an arcade, and batting cages.
The Bartlett Park District encompasses a wide variety of facilities, parks, and programs. It includes a nature center, a preschool, a fitness center, and a wide variety of sports, camps, and educational activities.
Sinnissippi Park is located on the banks of the Rock River and features hiking, biking or walking paths among beautiful gardens. Spend the day exploring sculptures, having a picnic or enjoying a concert at the band shell.