- 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
Bordering the Rock River, Davis Park is located on seven acres and hosts festivals, fairs, concerts, movies and recreational events. The park offers open grassy areas that can be used for picnics and paved trails for walking.
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1354 North 2nd Street, Rockford, IL 61107 MoreLess Info
Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens is a botanical garden featuring over 11,000 sq ft. of plant exhibition. Water fountains and falls, a pedestrian bridge, patios, walkways and seating areas set the stage for beautiful tropical plants and featured events.
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401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 MoreLess Info
The Lakeside Legacy Arts Park and Sage Gallery is best known as the place where art meets history in Crystal Lake. Visitors can take in a live production or enjoy perusing the gallery's works of art.
Featuring designated public skating hours, Carlson Artic Ice Arena offers visitors a 185 foot long ice arena that hosts both youth and adult hockey programs. The arena also hosts freestyle figure skating sessions.
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118 W. Bartlett Ave., #2, Bartlett, IL 60103 MoreLess Info
Arts in Bartlett Center for the Arts is an all volunteer organization that is situated in a 1,300-sqft art facility. The facility features art classes, art shows, and temporary art exhibits.
Hawk Hollow Forest Preserve is a large protected forest area that offers a variety of activities and opportunities for visitors. In addition to nature and wildlife viewing opportunities, the preserve hosts classes and programs throughout the year.
Yesterday's - Scott's Arcade refurbishes or builds new cabinets for arcade games, including pinball machines. Customers can request upgrades, repairs, custom designed artwork, and electrical wiring for new lighting.
Founded in 1986, the J R Kortman Center For Design is a combination art gallery and store that specializes in items that showcase the principles of fine design. The facility also houses a small book and wine department.