- 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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Langendorf Park has a little something for everyone to enjoy, including a fitness center, gymnasium with a track, a skate park and three playgrounds. An aquatic center is also available, along with sand volleyball courts, batting cages and indoor golf.
The Wilmette Children's Theatre supports arts in the community by involving young local actors. The shows conducted during the yearly performance season also cater specifically to families with plays and musicals that are appropriate for children.
Located in the suburb of Arlington Heights, Illinois, Arlington Park is a horse racing track just outside of Chicago. In 1981, the site hosted the first thoroughbred race that featured a million dollar purse.
A historical theater, featuring one screen, the Catlow Theater in Barrington, Illinois once showed silent films in the late 1920's. The old-time movie theater, made in the Tudor Revival style, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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2200 W Euclid Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60006 MoreLess Info
Visitors can enjoy a variety of horse racing events and wagering on the races at Arlington International Racecourse. The horse racetrack also features a sports bar, a restaurant and a variety of contests and promotions.
Located next to Meadows Park, Meadows Aquatic Center features a zero-depth pool, swimming lanes, a water slide and a one-meter diving board. The center also offers a party room, grass picnic areas and changing rooms.
Busse Park is a recreational and sports park, with large stretches of green grass and plenty of tall trees. It offers numerous amenities, including a playground with big slides, basketball court, baseball diamond and tennis courts.
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212 W Main Street, Barrington, IL 60010 MoreLess Info
Barrington Area Historical Society was founded in 1968 by local residents dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the Barrington area. Today, the Society features exhibits, events, tours, a Society Store, gallery and archive facility.
An entertainment resource, the Wilmette Theatre offers first-run and art films as well as live theater productions, concerts, comedy and children's shows. The theatre also offers classes in acting and musical theater.