- 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
Featuring digital production and sound, Buffalo Grove Theatres showcases the latest Hollywood films. Guests can also have fun with the X-Box Party Package, which allows them to play their favorite video games on the big screen.
Located next to Meadows Park, Meadows Aquatic Center features a zero-depth pool, swimming lanes, a water slide and a one-meter diving board. The center also offers a party room, grass picnic areas and changing rooms.
52% 1433 votes
601 N. Martingale Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173 MoreLess Info
Any kind of builder can visit the Legoland Discovery Center Chicago, where there are found all sorts of hands-on exhibits, from Star Wars Lego, to life-size Lego animals in the Jungle Expeditions. There is also a 4D Lego cinema, and a shop.
38% 78 votes
601 N. Martingale Rd, 105, Schaumburg, IL 60173 MoreLess Info
A 20-screen movie theater, AMC Loews Streets of Woodfield 20 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers an IMAX auditorium, stadium seating, mobile ticketing, independent films and a concession area.
With many sports field to choose from, Ron Beese Park offers visitors outdoor activities like lacrosse, baseball, football, soccer, and more. In addition to sports fields, the park has picnic shelters, community gardens, and a team challenge course.
601 N. Martingale Rd., Suite 115, Schaumburg, IL 60173 MoreLess Info
GameWorks is an entertainment complex that features a large variety of fun and exciting arcade game attractions for its guests to enjoy. Those who visit commonly enjoy playing racing simulators, fighting games, carnival style games, and many others.
Laugh Out Loud is exactly what the name suggests. It's a comedy club and actually a very innovative one. It's like the idea of anti-stress laughing therapy turned around into a full-fledged, fun holiday destination.
A 56,000-square-foot entertainment center, Brunswick's - Buffalo Grove features 32 lanes of bowling for casual and league bowlers. The center also offers a laser tag arena, arcade games, pool tables, a restaurant and flat-screen televisions.
Organizing fun and educational opportunities for children, Raupp Museum preserves the history of the region with an indoor replica of a town square. The town square consists of a train station, general store, and other interactive building displays.