- 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.
- The results below include the top 22 things to do within the city of Waukegan, IL , followed by 430 popular activities in nearby cities, including Evanston, Skokie, Kenosha, Glenview, Des Plaines, Highland Park, Gurnee, Niles, Buffalo Grove, Arlington Heights, Wilmette, Mundelein, Northbrook, Palatine, Grayslake, Libertyville, Schaumburg, Mount Prospect, Park Ridge, Wheeling, Barrington, Vernon Hills, Zion, Lincolnshire, Racine, Elk Grove Village, Pleasant Prairie, Mchenry, Hoffman Estates, Rosemont, Oak Park, Crystal Lake, Great Lakes and Round Lake Beach
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.
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2205 Skokie Valley Road, Highland Park, IL 60035 MoreLess Info
Highland Park Golf Learning Center & Adventure Golf encompasses both a full driving range and a challenging 18 hole miniature golf course. They can also provide junior and adult golf instruction for up to six 45 minute sessions.
A family health and fitness club, The Lincolnshire Club offers a variety of amenities. It features a weight room, cardio facilities, swimming pool, and tennis courts. The club also hosts tennis camps, and offers lessons and classes.
At the Pleasant Prairie RecPlex, people can take exercise classes, swim, play in an indoor waterpark, play on the two NHL regulation ice arenas, and shoot archery, and use the daycare. People can also play many types of ball including basketball, baseball, football, racquetball, pickleball, soccer, softball.
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1207 Park Ave W, Highland Park, IL 60035 MoreLess Info
Featuring a 5,000-square-foot fitness center, Recreation Center of Highland Park provides exercise equipment and a pool along with lessons and classes. The center also has a track for walking and running, basketball courts and a child care facility.
100% 2 votes
1991 Sheridan Road, Highland Park, IL 60035 MoreLess Info
Available for private events such as weddings and reunions, the Highland Park Community House is a stunning estate to visit. The historic landmark is a red brick Colonial-Revival-style house that features multiple rooms including a grand ballroom and heritage garden.
The Landmark Renaissance Cinema screens foreign and independent films on its big theater screens. The cinema has an onsite snack bar offering organic and fair trade snacks along with beer, wine, and sodas.