- 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
74% 90 votes
333 Lexington Drive, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 MoreLess Info
Long Grove Confectionary Co. seems to be the perfect place not only for kids, but for chocolate lovers also. Besides the many specialties, chocolate is transformed into art by the employees of this factory.
An indoor go-kart racing facility, K1 Speed Buffalo Grove allows visitors to race at high speeds in an indoor, controlled environment. The facility hosts parties and special events, and hosts racing leagues.
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.
Among the attractions offered by the Wheeling Aquatic Center is Willie the Whale, a toddler-sized water slide. The center also offers a variety of pools, slides, and activities, as well as a sand play area and a cafe.
50% 10 votes
1685 W Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 MoreLess Info
The Hoffman Estates Park District hosts an array of events and programs for the local community. Activities include skating, various sports leagues for children and for adults, and health and fitness programs.