Things to Do in Des Plaines, IL

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From the merchant: Adult classes include a 30 minute Bollywood work out and 30 minute Bollywood dance class.
0.5 Miles
100% 3 votes
Theaters 1476 Miner Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
Having recently reopened its doors as a rental venue, The Des Plaines Theatre presents local entertainment to the community. The theatre allows local talent groups and performance troupes to perform original and traditional plays, musicals and concert events.
2.3 Miles
83% 6 votes
Dog Park Central Rd & E River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
Administered by the city, the Beck Lake Dog Friendly Area is an off-leash dog park that features separate areas for small and large dogs. The park also feature a pond.
2.3 Miles
100% 8 votes
Parks 395 W Algonquin Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
Friendship Park Conservatory is a conservatory featuring well maintained gardens and an indoor atrium. The conservatory is available for events such as weddings, showers, and parties, and is venue to a master gardener program.
0.8 Miles
65% 51 votes
Specialty Museums 400 N. Lee Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
The original McDonalds hosts a special adjoining McDonald's museum which talks about the company's history and their various experiments. Food and beverage have the trademark M and it feels very special to have it here.
1.5 Miles
80% 10 votes
Parks 2200 Lee Street, Des Plaines, IL 60018 MoreLess Info
With running trails snuggly wrapping around a picturesque lake, Lake Park is a favorite leisure spot for Des Plaines locals. The park also features an extensive grassy area with shady trees and picnic areas.
0.6 Miles
89% 9 votes
Other Amusement 700 Lee Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
The place is all about speed. There is a racing track and races take places for more than 30 minutes at a time. It's a blast to be here on a holiday. There is also an ice-cream parlor.
1.5 Miles
79% 14 votes
Mini Golf 510 E Algonquin Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
Designed after an old mining town theme, Mountain View Mine Miniature Golf is a local 18-hole miniature golf course open to the public. The course is filled with obstacles and is lined with scenic waterfalls, creeks, and bridges.
2.5 Miles
44% 637 votes
Casinos 3000 South River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60018 MoreLess Info
There are more than 1,000 slot games at the Rivers Casino, as well as almost 50 table games. There are also 7 restaurants in here, which could satisfy almost every taste.
2.6 Miles
100% 2 votes
Lake 1000 NE River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
A 38 acre forest preserve located between Des Plaines and Glenview, the Beck Lake Forest Preserve is a popular fishing spot for bass, northern pike, carp, catfish, bluegill, and a variety of other fish.
2.8 Miles
100% 2 votes
Nature & Wildlife Areas 9831 N Milwke Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
Run by the University of Illinois Chicago, James Woodworth Prairie Preserve has exhibits that show Native American artifacts, fossils, and educational displays. Visitors can explore the prairie to see wildflowers, kill deer, and cicada.
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