- Our list of the best things to do in Skokie, Illinois, features the top 699 nearby activities — including 279 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Skokie, 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 26 things to do within the city of Skokie, IL , followed by 673 popular activities in nearby cities, including Chicago, Oak Park, Evanston, Glenview, Lombard, Schaumburg, Wheaton, Des Plaines, Highland Park, Niles, Buffalo Grove, Waukegan, Downers Grove, Arlington Heights, Glen Ellyn, Elmhurst, Elk Grove Village, Wilmette, Northbrook, Palatine, Libertyville, Mundelein, Park Ridge, Hoffman Estates, Mount Prospect, Wheeling, Bloomingdale, Carol Stream, Addison, Cicero, Barrington, Berwyn, Oak Lawn, Woodridge, Oak Brook, Vernon Hills, Lincolnshire, Bartlett, Lisle, West Chicago, Rosemont, Forest Park, Streamwood, Gurnee, Kankakee, Grayslake, Great Lakes and Naperville
100% 3 votes
1331 Shermer Rd, Shermer Rd & Walters Avenue, Northbrook, IL 60062 MoreLess Info
Opened in the 1940s, Village Green showcases 10 acres of walkways, green gardens, and playgrounds. Picnic areas are featured as well as a full baseball diamond, and views of local businesses and passing trains are available.
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123 N 8th Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
The Des Plaines Park District Chippewa Pool is well suited to swimmers of all ages, featuring a zero depth entry, a shallow end with interactive water features, and a drop slide and diving board.
52% 46 votes
6445 W North Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60302 MoreLess Info
Wonder Works Children's Museum features creative play areas for children birth to age eight. The museum offers an outdoor organic garden and five 'experience zones' for children to explore. They also provide a puppet theater and four imaginary play areas.
79% 14 votes
510 E Algonquin Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
Designed after an old mining town theme, Mountain View Mine Miniature Golf is a local 18-hole miniature golf course open to the public. The course is filled with obstacles and is lined with scenic waterfalls, creeks, and bridges.
100% 1 votes
515 E Thacker Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
Home to a variety of small local suburban theatre troupes, the Prairie Lakes Community Theatre provides entertainment to Des Plaines locals. The theatre presents a selection of popular stage plays and musicals.
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.
Somme Prairie Nature Preserve is a 90 acre nature preserve populated by savanna, prairie, woodland, and ephemeral ponds. The preserve is a natural habitat to hundreds of rare plant and animal species. Guided tours are available on request.
The AMC Theatres in Northbrook offer the latest in digital production and 3D entertainment. Large screen formats, such as IMAX, make movie viewing an immersive and almost interactive experience. Show times in the theaters are generally in the evening or afternoon.
A popular location for birthday parties, Nickel City offers a variety of arcade games; including racing games, Dance Dance Revolution, shooting games, and more. Kids can redeem prizes with the tickets won from the games.