- 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
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631 Lakehurst Road, Waukegan, IL 60085 MoreLess Info
Brunswick Zone - Fountain Square is a bowling alley and arcade. The bowling alley features 32 lanes, 2 billiards tables, arcade games, a lounge, and a snack bar. Brunswick Zone is also venue to several bowling leagues.
2413 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085 MoreLess Info
The People's Choice Family Fun Center is a popular place to have birthday parties. It offers fun activities for the whole family. Its main attractions are the redemption center, the arcade and the glow-in-the-dark mini golf.
From milk shakes to soft serve, Shirl's Drive-In & Lighthouse Miniature Golf offers visitors a variety of frozen treats to enjoy. The golf course is landscaped with rocks and plants, and features a lighthouse structure in the center.
The summer house of an elected Chicago mayor, Haines Museum is part of Bowen Park. It is one of the oldest buildings in the community, and it features antique furnishings, artwork, photographs and other memorabilia from the 1800's.
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2616 Washington, Waukegan, IL 60085 MoreLess Info
Popular with all ages, Bertrand Bowling Lanes Incorporated is a fun place for friends and family to gather. Along with offering bowling leagues, it also provides for open bowling, video gaming, pool tables and concessions.
A spacious field, Ben Diamond Park provides for an array of outdoor activities including tennis, basketball and a playground for younger kids to enjoy. There is also a special, designated area for picnics, grilling and large gatherings.
A unique, storefront theater in Waukegan, Three Brothers Theater features stage plays (many by new playwrights) and other live entertainment. While enjoying the acts, guests can also delight in treats from the concession stands.
The 400-acre Waukegan Municipal Beach is a municipal beach that offers opportunities for fishing, competitive boat racing, kite boarding, kayaking, and swimming. The beach has a number of sand volleyball courts.
Rocky's Funhouse Miniature Golf is birthday party central. Guests can try black light mini golf, a number of modern arcade games, pizza, a prize counter with tons of selections for every ticket value, and more.