- Our list of the best things to do in Vernon Hills, Illinois, features the top 620 nearby activities — including 241 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Vernon Hills, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
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Part of the Loyola University campus, the Cuneo Mansion and Gardens was once the home of General Electric founder, Samuel Insull and, later, the residence of the Cuneo family. The site is now used for classes and special events.
Situated on the lake waterfront, Century Park features common park amenities like fishing, a bike trail, picnic areas, a children's playground, and public restrooms. Athletic fields for baseball, softball, and volleyball are also available.
67% 3 votes
635 N Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 MoreLess Info
A public water park, Vernon Hills Family Aquatic Center features zero-depth pools for lap swimming and recreational use, a 700-foot lazy river and water slides. It also offers a sand playground, lockers, lounge chairs and a snack bar.
47% 15 votes
555 North Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 MoreLess Info
Featuring eight auditoriums, AMC Showplace Vernon Hills 8 is a movie theater that displays first-run feature films using digital projection. It offers facility rentals for private events as well as a concession area with food and drinks.
A 40-lane bowling center, Brunswick Zone - Hawthorn offers open and league bowling with glow lanes and a pro shop. The center provides private event rooms, a billiard table, a lounge, arcade games and a snack bar.
Spendthrift Charters provides private fishing charters on Lake Michigan. Visitors can embark on fishing trips captained by licensed members of the Coast Guard ranging from 5 to 8 hours, and can fish for perch, salmon and trout.
- 1 votes
276 E Saddle Back Road, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 MoreLess Info
The Kids Castle At Deerpath Park is a community playground project which resulted in a volunteer-built playground structure. The surrounding Deerpath Park also features fishing spots, tennis courts, softball fields, and picnic tables.
Brunswick Zone (formerly known as Hawthorn Lanes) provides 40 individual lanes of ten pin bowling, including GLOW lanes with specialty glow-in-the-dark lighting. Visitors can also access a full video arcade, lounge, snack bar, and pro shop.