- 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
Finn McCool's Crystal Lake offers an authentic Irish Pub experience stateside. The pub offers a large selection of on tap brews as well as a menu of Irish pub favorites such as fish and chips and shepherd's pie.
96% 24 votes
1111 E Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg, IL 60194 MoreLess Info
Part of the Schaumburg Park District, the Spring Valley Nature Sanctuary is a 135 acre nature preserve that includes wetland areas, forests, fields, and streams. The sanctuary is an ideal spot for bird watching or simply for quiet repose.
The Artists Gallery is a local community art gallery that features on of a kind three-dimensional pieces, paintings and pottery. Visitors can also try their hand at creating themselves, with the classes the gallery offers.
An indoor and outdoor tennis facility, the Crystal Lake Racket Club features nine indoor tennis courts, an indoor practice lane, clay and standard outdoor courts, a fully stocked pro shop, and lessons or players of all levels.
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26 N Williams Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 MoreLess Info
A live performance venue, the Raue Center For the Arts hosts a wide variety of touring performances. Acts include various styles of dance, popular, classical, and jazz musicians, stand up comedy, and many more
69% 13 votes
200 Rev Morrison Blvd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 MoreLess Info
The outdoor water-based themepark known as the Rainbow Falls Water Park is open throughout the summer. Visitors can access multiple water slides, two picnic areas, a small vortex pool, children's play area, and a water fun house.
50% 10 votes
1685 W Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 MoreLess Info
The Hoffman Estates Park District hosts an array of events and programs for the local community. Activities include skating, various sports leagues for children and for adults, and health and fitness programs.
The Triphahn Center is a community center and ice arena that features two NHL sized ice surfaces, a fitness center, an indoor track, and a dance studio. The center is home to the Chicago Wolves hockey team.