- 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
Fox Park is a community park that offers traditional amenities such as playgrounds, a sand pit, picnic areas, grills, and ball fields. The nearby recreation center has restrooms and party facilities that are available to rent for special occasions.
86% 7 votes
151 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva, WI 53147 MoreLess Info
With direct access to Geneva Bay, Leatherlips Watersports Jet Ski Rental offers visitors a variety of watercraft rentals, from wave runners to speedboats. Visitors can take any of the 35 boats available out on the waters of Lake Geneva.
100% 1 votes
376 E Saint Charles Road, Lombard, IL 60148 MoreLess Info
A children's theater company, Alphabet Soup Productions was founded in 1987. The company presents their own versions of classic fairy tales, as well as a variety of other productions with positive messages.
Pure Magic Live offers live magic show performances that are also humorous, inclusive, and feature both storytelling and music. The magician is also willing to perform at private parties, day cares, and fundraisers.
75% 12 votes
301 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL 60302 MoreLess Info
Guests and members can play tennis and racquetball as well as take a variety of fitness classes at Tennis & Fitness Centre of Oak Park. The gym has yoga and Pilates centers and also offers personal training.
Filled with interactive displays, Bartlett Nature Center offers visitors the opportunity to learn about the native plant and animal life in the region. The center has reptiles, insects, stuffed animals, bones, and informative posters on display.
A 3,400-acre preserve, the James 'Pate' Philip State Park aims to preserve and protect its diverse Illinois ecosystem. The park is a mixture of prairie, marshes and forest and features a visitor center with educational exhibits.