- 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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111 S Washington Street, Park Ridge, IL 60068 MoreLess Info
Accepting visitors of all skill levels, Fencing Center of Chicago offers an assortment of classes that teach the sport of fencing. The center runs a summer camp led by Germany's Olympic head fencing coach.
At Park Ridge Historical Society, visitors can learn about the region's past through presentations put on by the group. During these presentations, visitors can look through artifacts from the 18th century to present day.
100% 11 votes
E Higgins Rd & Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 MoreLess Info
Locally known as Busse Woods, this managed park area is officially designated as the Ned Brown Preserve. It features wetlands, open fields, and heavy forest and is popular with fishermen, hikers, birdwatchers, and noted for a small pasture of elk.
Elmer's Watersports is a shop that offers everything from teaching beginner level courses and selling recreational gear, to a well-rounded scuba shop. They provide training to the young and old, the novice, the advanced and the technical Scuba diver.
An indoor bounce area and amusement center, Pump It Up of Schaumburg offers open play times as well as private birthday and other party rentals. The facility offers features like Glow Parties and Adventure Parties.
Primarily known as the home of the DePaul University basketball team, the Allstate Arena was inaugurated in 1980 and since then it has hosted sports games such as basketball, football, and hokey, as well as other public events, such as concerts.
53% 179 votes
7000 Carpenter Road, Skokie, IL 60077 MoreLess Info
An 18-screen movie theater, AMC Showplace Village Crossing 18 displays first-run feature films along with independent films using digital projection. The theater provides stadium seating, theater rentals and a concession area with food and drinks.