- 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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39 Jack Benny Drive, Waukegan, IL 60087 MoreLess Info
Featuring professional actors, Bowen Park Theatre Company arranges productions that range from Shakespeare to short contemporary plays. On average, the company offers visitors three different plays a year to watch.
Located among the Shops at Prudential Center, the Belvidere Arcade features a variety of contemporary and classic coin-operated video games dating back to the 1970s and 80s. Games offered include Centipede and Ms Pac-man.
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Naval Station Great Lakes Main Gate on Sheridan Road, Great Lakes, IL 60088 MoreLess Info
Free to tourists, the Great Lakes Naval Museum offers guided tours and a valuable education concerning the history of the military, particularly the U.S. Navy. Throughout the year, special events and activities are planned for children and youth groups.
Located within Six Flags Great America, Goliath is a roller coaster with a 180-foot drop that broke three Guinness World Records. It has a top speed of 72 mph and offers inversions, overbanked turns and a zero-gravity stall.
Vertical Velocity or V2 is one of the main attractions at Six Flags Great America as it is considered to be the theme park's most thrilling roller coaster. Using an advanced electromagnet propulsion system, riders are launched up a 185-foot twisted tower then back up a parallel 185-foot straight tower.
Housed in Six Flags Great America, Superman the Ultimate Flight is a steel flying roller coaster in which riders are strapped into harnesses and are positioned parallel to the track, facing the ground - simulating a flying experience.