- 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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Open weekly on Saturday nights, Gladys's Comedy Room features local and national comedians performing their routines in a setting reminiscent of old school New York clubs. In addition to sets on Saturdays, Gladys's also hosts open mic nights on Wednesdays.
A community center for sports, play, and care, Grennan Heights Park contains a wooden floor basketball court, outdoor basketball and tennis courts, a playground, preschool, athletic programs, and open gym for all ages.
79% 14 votes
510 E Algonquin Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
Designed after an old mining town theme, Mountain View Mine Miniature Golf is a local 18-hole miniature golf course open to the public. The course is filled with obstacles and is lined with scenic waterfalls, creeks, and bridges.
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3600 Lexington Drive, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192 MoreLess Info
With a fitness center and gymnasium open to the public, Willow Recreation Center offers visitors recreational activities like volleyball, racquetball, basketball, and more. In addition to fitness, visitors can bring their dogs to socialize at the center's dog park.
93% 14 votes
Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 MoreLess Info
At Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, visitors can see a wide variety of performances, from live orchestra music to stand up comedy from nationally recognized comedians. The concert hall also hosts student performances from the Northwestern University's school of music.