- 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.
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Located in Elk Grove Village, a Chicago northwest suburb, Pirate's Cove Children's Theme Park is a fun place to go with a 4 or 5-year-old. The amusement park features an 18th century pirate ship, a climbing area and paddle boats.
Get some fresh air and exercise with a hike along Salt Creek Greenway Trail. The trails stretches about 27 miles from Brookfield Zoo to Busse Woods Forest Preserve. Some of the trail is paved, and some are an on-road route.
Specializing in gymnastics training, Tri-Star Gymnastics provides instructional classes for children to help improve their flexibility and agility. The center has a gymnasium with mats, bars, trampolines, and other amenities.
Ranging from murder mysteries to Shakespeare plays, Greenman Theatre Troupe features a group of talented local actors in theatrical productions. The community theater offers an assortment of acting classes and workshops from professional actors.
Featuring a statue of President Lincoln himself, Lincoln Park is a neighborhood that features a cafe and plenty of greenery for guests who wish to escape the city. The location also features the free Lincoln Park Zoo.
At the Lincoln Park Zoo, visitors can see a variety of animals including bears, primates, lions, reptiles, mammals, sea lions, and apes. Visitors can also pet animals in the petting zoo, ride the endangered species carousel, and ride on the miniature train.
Originally founded in 1934, Vin Chicago is a wine retail store selling a large variety of wines at an affordable price. Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, and Pinot Grigio are among the over 50 varieties of wines sold at the store.
A 12-lane bowling center, Striker Lanes, Inc. offers open and league bowling along with private event and party hosting. The center provides poker machines, pool tables, arcade games, televisions for sports viewing and a bar with adult beverages.
The Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art is located in Wilder Park in Elmhurst, Illinois. Home to exhibits of modern and antique gemstones, the facility also features earth science displays. The design of the museum building replicates a jewelry box.