- 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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Bowl the night away at Beverly Lanes in Arlington Heights, Illinois. With over twenty lanes available and a party room for special events, visitors can enjoy the lanes in a comfortable, friendly, and affordable environment.
100% 2 votes
S. Northwest Hwy & E Hillside Avenue, Barrington, IL 60010 MoreLess Info
Visitors can explore a 330 acre nature preserve that features a significant heron rookery at Baker's Lake Nature Preserve. The preserve features a variety of unpaved trails for viewing the diverse wildlife that also includes egrets, geese, and coyotes.
84% 91 votes
111 W Campbell St, Arlington Heights, IL 60005 MoreLess Info
The Metropolis Performing Arts Center is a 350-seat complex that plays host to comedy and musicals throughout the year. The site is home to the School for Performing Arts and the Metropolis Youth Symphony.
76% 109 votes
53 S Evergreen Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60005 MoreLess Info
Star Cinema Grill combines screenings of first-run Hollywood movies with the experience of eating at a full-service restaurant with a full bar. The facility also hosts frequent parties and special events.
With 10, real-wood lanes, the Wilmette Bowling Center offers both recreational and league bowling. Beer, wine and food are available on-site and the bowling center offers accommodations for special events and parties.
60% 10 votes
824 E. Rand Road, Mount Prospect, IL 60056 MoreLess Info
A 36-lane bowling center, Brunswick Zone - Mount Prospect offers open and league bowling along with party hosting. The center provides a pro shop, arcade games, billiard tables, a snack bar and a lounge with adult beverages.