- Our list of the best things to do in Palatine, Illinois, features the top 844 nearby activities — including 333 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Palatine, 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 16 things to do within the city of Palatine, IL , followed by 828 popular activities in nearby cities, including Oak Park, Evanston, Skokie, Glenview, West Chicago, Lombard, St. Charles, Wheaton, Waukegan, Schaumburg, Des Plaines, Highland Park, Gurnee, Niles, Elgin, Buffalo Grove, Geneva, Glen Ellyn, Downers Grove, Arlington Heights, Elk Grove Village, Elmhurst, Wilmette, Northbrook, Mundelein, Crystal Lake, Libertyville, Grayslake, Hoffman Estates, Naperville, Park Ridge, Mount Prospect, Chicago, Bloomingdale, Wheeling, Berwyn, Addison, Barrington, Cicero, Bartlett, Carol Stream, Algonquin, Oak Brook, Vernon Hills, Woodridge, Batavia, Lincolnshire, Lisle, Huntley, Carpentersville, Woodstock, Forest Park, Rosemont, Mchenry, Streamwood, Aurora, Great Lakes, Zion, Lake In The Hills, Kankakee and Round Lake Beach
60% 5 votes
150 E Wood Street, Palatine, IL 60067 MoreLess Info
Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center is the chosen location for productions by several local theater companies and arts groups. The 431-seat theater is available for rental for staged productions or special events.
A public water park, Palatine Family Aquatic Center features a six-lane lap pool along with water slides, a waterfall and a water spray area. The center also offers a sand playground, picnic areas and a snack bar.
Guests can enjoy horseback riding lessons and training for all levels of experience at Palatine Stables. The offer lessons from beginner level to advanced hunter-jumping in addition to pony rides and pony parties.
- 1 votes
250 E Wood Street, Palatine, IL 60067 MoreLess Info
The Palatine Park District Community Center is a multipurpose facility with a variety of fitness and recreation facilities, including tennis courts, a gym with gymnastics area, sand volleyball courts, and football and soccer fields.
A community rec center operated by the city of Birchwood, the Birchwood Recreation Center features basketball courts, a lighted outdoor tennis court, softball and football fields, and a hiking trail loop.
Formed in 1993, TesserAct Theatre Ensemble is a non-profit community theater organization. Both classic plays and popular musicals are arranged by the theater group during its yearly performance season with select annual holiday events.
Located in the suburb of Arlington Heights, Illinois, Arlington Park is a horse racing track just outside of Chicago. In 1981, the site hosted the first thoroughbred race that featured a million dollar purse.
86% 202 votes
2200 W Euclid Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60006 MoreLess Info
Visitors can enjoy a variety of horse racing events and wagering on the races at Arlington International Racecourse. The horse racetrack also features a sports bar, a restaurant and a variety of contests and promotions.
78% 9 votes
3435 N Kennicott Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60004 MoreLess Info
A 40-lane bowling center, Arlington Lanes Llc offers open and league bowling with shoe rental, automatic scoring and cosmic bowling nights. The center provides party rooms, a full dining menu, pool tables and ten flat-screen televisions.
The beauty of nature can be found at Nickol Knoll Park in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Visitors can enjoy the magnificent view from atop Walter Payton's Hill and the beautiful walk path surrounding the park.