- 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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Comprised of two buildings, the Kenosha Historical Society & Museum collects and preserves vital artifacts and documents of Dripping Springs and the surrounding areas. The museum consists of the Southport Light Station and Light Keepers home and lighthouse.
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651 Old Checker Road, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 MoreLess Info
At Willow Stream: Movies Under The Stars, visitors can enjoy an evening outdoor screening of classic, family friendly movies. The movie is shown on a 40 foot tall screen and on a flat lawn.
A bowling alley with scoring kept on paper, Jeffery Lanes features eight lanes of bowling and serves host to private events and tournaments. The center offers a fully stocked bar, karaoke nights twice a week and a jukebox for music.
Dam 1 Forest Preserve is a park with many outdoor shelters, picnic tables and wooded trails. Patrons can view wildlife such as deer, geese, swans and other animals or use this location for a family cookout or other event.
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Simmons Island Marina, Dock #2, Slip #113 - Port of Kenosha, Kenosha, WI 53140 MoreLess Info
Specializing in Lake Michigan fishing, Stellar Sportfishing Charters offers daily fishing excursions to the lake on sport fishing vessels. Lake Michigan is home to a wide variety of chinook, salmon, steelhead, and trout.
Founded in 2013, the Kenosha Kingfish Baseball team is a summer collegiate team that plays in the Northwoods Summer Collegiate League. Fans of the team commonly attend games at the team's home ballpark, Simmons Field.
Among the attractions offered by the Wheeling Aquatic Center is Willie the Whale, a toddler-sized water slide. The center also offers a variety of pools, slides, and activities, as well as a sand play area and a cafe.