- 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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333 Lexington Drive, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 MoreLess Info
Long Grove Confectionary Co. seems to be the perfect place not only for kids, but for chocolate lovers also. Besides the many specialties, chocolate is transformed into art by the employees of this factory.
An indoor go-kart racing facility, K1 Speed Buffalo Grove allows visitors to race at high speeds in an indoor, controlled environment. The facility hosts parties and special events, and hosts racing leagues.
Organizing fun and educational opportunities for children, Raupp Museum preserves the history of the region with an indoor replica of a town square. The town square consists of a train station, general store, and other interactive building displays.
A popular location for birthday parties, Nickel City offers a variety of arcade games; including racing games, Dance Dance Revolution, shooting games, and more. Kids can redeem prizes with the tickets won from the games.
Visitors can enjoy a family fun center with a mini golf, laser tag, and go karts at America's Action Territory. The center hosts birthday parties and special events and also features bumper cars and an arcade.
With a focus on the link between birds and meat eating dinosaurs, the Dinosaur Discovery Museum presents past and current ongoing research having to do with the dinosaur world. Many exhibits, special events, and different tours, this museum makes a nice outing.