- 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!
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The Lynfred Winery not only offers wines, but has several satellite tasting rooms, one of which features a bed and breakfast with wine country-themed suites. They also have on-site chefs that pair their wines with personal recipes.
75% 4 votes
24535 W Chardon Road, Grayslake, IL 60030 MoreLess Info
Equidream School of Horsemanship is a riding school and stabling service that caters to equestrians of all abilities. The school offers classes in disciplines from basic riding to show jumping, while also offering a boarding service to owners.
A movie theater multiplex and part of the Cinemark theater chain, Tinseltown USA shows primarily first run Hollywood films in fully digital video and audio. The theater offers discount matinees and a variety of refreshments.
As a mansion on Lake Michigan, Anderson Arts Center displays many pieces of fine art and has an entire exhibit dedicated to artwork done by students from the surrounding area. During the summer they put on concerts outside.
88% 8 votes
Northbrook Court Mall, 2042 Northbrook Ct, Northbrook, IL 60062 MoreLess Info
With blocks, toys, and tents for young children to play with, Gymboree Play & Music offers classes to aid in a child's development. The instructor uses the playground to encourage the development of balance and coordination skills.
The Busch Grove Community Park acts as a nature preserve filled with trees, a pond, streams, and grasses that host myriad species of wildlife. It features a walking trail, skating rink, skate park, and more.
100% 2 votes
6501 3rd Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53143 MoreLess Info
Kenosha's Historic Kemper Center & Durkee Mansion serves as a community arts center, special events site, and the restored mansion of a former US Senator. Exhibitions and recitals are regularly scheduled, and tours of the mansion are offered on weekends.
Offered during the Halloween season, Ghost Tours at Kemper Center is both an entertaining and historical experience. With guided tours of older buildings, many interesting, educational and scary stories are shared along the way.
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 movie theater featuring 14 screens, AMC Northbrook Court 14 displays first-run features films using digital projection. The theater offers stadium seating, theater rentals and a concession area with food and drinks.