- Our list of the best things to do in Niles, Illinois, features the top 759 nearby activities — including 300 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Niles, 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 19 things to do within the city of Niles, IL , followed by 740 popular activities in nearby cities, including Chicago, Oak Park, Evanston, Skokie, Glenview, Lombard, West Chicago, Wheaton, Schaumburg, Des Plaines, Highland Park, Buffalo Grove, Arlington Heights, Glen Ellyn, Downers Grove, Wilmette, Elmhurst, Elk Grove Village, Mundelein, Northbrook, Palatine, Hoffman Estates, Libertyville, Waukegan, Park Ridge, Woodridge, Mount Prospect, Bloomingdale, Wheeling, Naperville, Bartlett, Carol Stream, Addison, Cicero, Barrington, Berwyn, Oak Brook, Vernon Hills, Oak Lawn, Elgin, Lincolnshire, Lisle, Gurnee, Rosemont, Carpentersville, Grayslake, Forest Park, Streamwood, St. Charles, Kankakee, Great Lakes and Bolingbrook
88% 8 votes
Northbrook Court Mall, 2042 Northbrook Ct, Northbrook, IL 60062 MoreLess Info
With blocks, toys, and tents for young children to play with, Gymboree Play & Music offers classes to aid in a child's development. The instructor uses the playground to encourage the development of balance and coordination skills.
Humboldt Park features a variety of gardens and walking paths for guests who are interested in a nature-heavy setting. Visitors of the site can also take advantage of a small pond that is deep enough for swimming.
Spanning 4.43 acres, Mills Park offers nature areas, rental/banquet rooms, and the National Historic Landmark known as Pleasant Home. For children's entertainment, a 'nature discovery' play area is available, which includes a labyrinth modeled after Pleasant Home.
92% 115 votes
N Arlington Heights Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 MoreLess Info
Part of the Ned Brown Forest Preserve, the Busse Woods Trail System offers hikers, cyclists and equestrians approximately 11 miles of paved trails. Fishing and boating are featured within the forest preserve.
100% 7 votes
Bennett Rd & S Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 MoreLess Info
Busse Forest Elk Pasture is a wildlife preserve area that features a plethora of walking, running, and jogging trails in a scenic wilderness setting. The area also features a herd of elk in a fenced enclosure.
83% 42 votes
E Higgins Rd & Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 MoreLess Info
The Ned Brown Forest Preserve, also known as the Busse Woods, is a large 3,558 acre preserve populated by a 460 acre lake, several bike paths, and numerous picnic groves. The lake is open to canoes, kayaks, rowboats, and sailboats.
56% 16 votes
53 Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 MoreLess Info
Elk Grove Bowl & Billiards is a bowling alley and pool hall that also features a pro shop, video arcade and bar and grill. They also offer cosmic bowling, league play, tournaments and party packages.