- 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
75% 52 votes
7036 Grand Geneva Way at Hys 50 E & 12, Lake Geneva, WI 53147 MoreLess Info
Ideal for beginners through expert-levels, Mountain Top at Grand Geneva Resort, is the winter enthusiasts choice for skiing and snowboarding. Featuring luxurious accommodations, 15 slopes, a half-pipe for boarders and fun park for the kids.
75% 4 votes
38W235 Big Timber Road, Elgin, IL MoreLess Info
Burnidge Forest Preserve/Paul Wolff Campground is a 625 acre nature preserve populated by woodlands and prairie. Visitors will find 9 miles of multipurpose trails as well as a fishing pond. The preserve is also home to a variety of wildlife.
68% 40 votes
14510 IL Route 176, Woodstock, IL 60098 MoreLess Info
All Seasons Apple Orchard Pumpkin Patch Corn Maze is a lovely orchard that offers the opportunity to pick your own juicy apples and perfect pumpkins. Also enjoy the corn mazes and the hay ride.
Accommodating visitors of all cooking skill levels, Flavour Cooking School offers a variety of adult and children classes where visitors they can learn how to make different meals. Each class is led by a professional chef.
Built in 1987, Paradise Miniature Golf, features 18 challenging and well manicured holes of golf. The course features cascading waterfalls, hills, banks and turns providing players with competitive fun on the greens.
Featuring multiple stages, the Madison Street Theatre hosts a variety of shows, including improv performances, plays of various kinds, and musical productions and concerts. The facility includes a main stage area that seats 180 and a smaller black box area.
Located in a residential setting, Vista Pond Park provides pond access for fishing and boating along with a paved walking path along the pond's perimeter. The park also offers grass fields, trees, a children's playground and park benches.
Known for its restaurants and shopping, Village of Oak Park is a historical city that also features a conservatory and library. Many of the building were built in the 1920s, and there are even Victorian estates to see.