- Our list of the best things to do in Waukegan, Illinois, features the top 452 nearby activities — including 190 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Waukegan, 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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A large selection of recreational amenities and facilities is what makes Knoch Knolls Park a popular location among local nature enthusiasts. Visitors have access to an 18-hole disc golf course, picnic areas, and nearly five miles of walking trails.
100% 8 votes
375 W Briarciff Road, Behind Town Center, Bolingbrook, IL 60440 MoreLess Info
At The Performing Arts Center, visitors can watch a wide range of community performing arts events, from plays to concerts. The center organizes summer concerts where visitors can listen to live covers of Frank Sinatra.
65% 20 votes
11302 W. Bluemound Road, Wauwatosa, WI 53226 MoreLess Info
Jackson's Blue Ribbon Pub is a combination bar and restaurant that also features live music and specialty events. Trivia nights are regular throughout the week and group party hosting is available.
A full scale indoor ice rink, Rocket Ice Arena hosts hockey leagues and tournaments. The facility also offers lessons in speed skating, figure skating, and synchronized skating, and offers open skating hours.
This brewery has a variety of beers that include organic gluten free, and multiple seasonal beers. For a small fee you can take one of 3 types of tours which include a souvenir pint glass and 6 oz pours of beer.
The Trocadero Gastro bar is a high-end restaurant that serves a myriad of dishes, including sea food and a variety of cheeses. One of the highest acclaimed dishes includes one pound of mussels on a bed of roasted tomatoes, fennel, vermouth, and caramelized onions on a pretzel baguette.
Open throughout the year, the RiverEdge Park features 30-acres of outdoor activities like a concert pavilion, riverwalk, pier, and bike path all situated along the riverfront. The Paramount Theatre is also located within the park grounds and offers a wide range of popular shows and musicals.
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17135 W Bluemound Rd, Ste H, Brookfield, WI 53005 MoreLess Info
A craft winery that makes an array of wines, Water 2 Wine also imports wines from all over the world. The winery welcomes visitors for tastings, and also offers a program in which visitors can make their own wines.