- 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
63% 63 votes
1227 North Rand Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004 MoreLess Info
Also known by the anagram H.O.M.E., the House of Music & Entertainment is a live music venue that hosts a variety of nationally touring and local artists. The venue serves food and drink, and hosts private parties.
100% 5 votes
Patriot Blvd & Chestnut Avenue, Glenview, IL 60026 MoreLess Info
A fenced-in section of Gallery Park, Little Bear Garden is designed for smaller children to play and explore. There is a storytelling corner that often features live storytelling, as well as a shrubbery maze and a splash play area.
100% 2 votes
1500 E Euclid Avenue, Mount Prospect, IL 60056 MoreLess Info
The River Trails Park District is a collection of 9 parks and recreational areas. Most of the parks offer green open fields and a playground. The park district includes the 51 acre Rob Roy Golf Course.
Visitors can explore an outdoor history and nature museum that spans 143 acres across diverse prairie grove land at The Grove. The Grove features a variety of native plants, animals and nature trails, and offers workshops and hands-on programs.
Going to the Historic Wagner Farm can be a bit of a learning experience. Visitors can learn about livestock, crops, participate in special events, and visit the heritage center to take part in some interactive exhibits.
Offering recreational classes for ages 4 months to 12 years, The Little Gym of Glenview provides children with engaging opportunities to play and gain confidence in their abilities. These classes include gymnastics, sports, dancing, karate, and more.
72% 75 votes
200 Randhurst Village Drive, Mount Prospect, IL 60056 MoreLess Info
AMC Randhurst 12 is a 12 screen movie theater that features stadium seating and airs mainstream and independent films. The theater also features MacGuffins Bar and Lounge and is available to host parties and special events.
100% 1 votes
1400 E Kensington Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004 MoreLess Info
At Sycamore Trails Park, visitors can play sports on a multipurpose grass field, take their children to the playground, or go jogging on the walking paths. The park has various benches and picnic tables strewn across it.