- Our list of the best things to do in Naperville, Illinois, features the top 616 nearby activities — including 236 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Naperville, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
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Designed by Jens Jensen and planted in 1917, Northwestern's Shakespeare Garden is a little known secluded formal garden in the midst of campus that highlights plants mentioned in Shakespeare's works. Other features include a sundial, statues, and a fountain.
44% 9 votes
1095 Pingree Road Ste 114, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 MoreLess Info
A children's entertainment center, Pump It Up of Crystal Lake offers a number of large, inflatable structures to jump and play on. Pump It Up provides a supervised environment and offers food options as well as event hosting.
93% 14 votes
Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 MoreLess Info
At Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, visitors can see a wide variety of performances, from live orchestra music to stand up comedy from nationally recognized comedians. The concert hall also hosts student performances from the Northwestern University's school of music.
100% 3 votes
Northern Illinois Un, Dekalb, IL 60115 MoreLess Info
Consisting of a variety of athletic facilities, Northern Illinois University Athletics is home to many of the university's sport teams. The largest facility, the Huskie Stadium, hosts home football games with over 30,000 seats.
The AMC Theatres in Northbrook offer the latest in digital production and 3D entertainment. Large screen formats, such as IMAX, make movie viewing an immersive and almost interactive experience. Show times in the theaters are generally in the evening or afternoon.
A movie theater featuring 14 screens, AMC Northbrook Court 14 displays first-run features films using digital projection. The theater offers stadium seating, theater rentals and a concession area with food and drinks.
The Skokie Lagoons is an assortment of pools and channels covering 894 acres and located just inland of Lake Michigan. Public boat access with an assortment of fishing is available along with picnic areas and hiking trails.
A small art gallery in the same building as the Dekalb Chamber of Commerce, the Nehring Cultural & Tourism Center features a variety of exhibits. Some exhibits center on art, while others center on natural or cultural history.