- 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
Located near downtown Evanston, the Celtic Knot Public House serves traditional pub fare and a wide selection of imported and craft beers, wines and spirits. The pub also hosts regular live music and monthly storytelling events.
100% 8 votes
395 W Algonquin Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
Friendship Park Conservatory is a conservatory featuring well maintained gardens and an indoor atrium. The conservatory is available for events such as weddings, showers, and parties, and is venue to a master gardener program.
The McGaw YMCA's amenities include exercise studios, Pilates studio, Racquetball courts, Treadmills, stair climbers, free weights, free wifi, gymnasium, two indoor pools, locker rooms and saunas. Instructional classes, summer camps, and public assistance programs and memberships are available.
50% 10 votes
7877 N Milwaukee Avenue, Niles, IL 60714 MoreLess Info
The Niles Park District Oasis Waterpark is family fun for all ages. From toddlers to teens the waterpark has a selection of slides, pools and splash zones as well as food and beverage service.
89% 9 votes
Roselle Rd & Central Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60195 MoreLess Info
Situated on over 1,800 acres, Paul Douglas Forest Preserve features grasslands and wetlands that are home to birds and other animals. The area is suitable for hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, golfing and bird watching.