- 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
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.
Elmhurst Park District features numerous parks with walking trails, ice skating, garden plots and sledding hills. The Park District provides facility rentals and also offers a wide range of recreational activities including baseball, softball, soccer and lacrosse.
79% 43 votes
350 McHenry Road, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 MoreLess Info
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.
Located in Palatine, Illinois, the Orbit Skate Center offers roller skating lessons to people of all ages and abilities. The facility features parties and skating throughout the year. Both adults and children regularly visit the facility.
100% 11 votes
E Higgins Rd & Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 MoreLess Info
Locally known as Busse Woods, this managed park area is officially designated as the Ned Brown Preserve. It features wetlands, open fields, and heavy forest and is popular with fishermen, hikers, birdwatchers, and noted for a small pasture of elk.
100% 4 votes
3801 S Central Avenue, Cicero, IL 60804 MoreLess Info
Each season, Jedlicka Performing Arts Center produces a mix of plays and musicals starring local performers. The theater can sit up to 250 people, and has a concession stand that serves tea and coffee during intermission.
Hat Trick Hockey is a local inline/roller skating rink featuring a number of services and amenities for its guests to enjoy. Weekly hockey games, hockey leagues, and a pro shop are a few of the amenities available.