- 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.
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An amusement complex and party place, the Enchanted Castle Restaurant & Entertainment Complex features several attractions and activities. The facility has go karts, laser tag, bumper cars, a catapult ride, and a large arcade, and serves food and beverages.
Pinstripes is an Oak Brook bistro that features bocce and bowling. Gluten-free cuisine, flatbreads and housemade pastas are among the featured entrees. The facility hosts school field trips that teach children about the games of bowling and bocce too.
Open only during the weekends during the warmer months, the Cascade Drive In shows popular first-run movies on its single screen. Two movies are shown each night that the drive in is open, and there is a separate picnic area for guests who want to bring their own food.
The Czechoslovak Heritage Museum focuses on the history of the Czech and Slovak cultures. They house a number of artifacts, paintings, jewels and costumes and the library and archives contain many historical books.
A 36-lane bowling center, Wheaton Bowl offers open and league with automatic scoring and overhead monitors. The center provides a pro shop, a bar with adult beverages, arcade games and a snack bar with food and drinks.
Spring Avenue Dog Park is a fully enclosed off-leash park that includes a large open play area, disposal bags and receptacles, and picnic tables. A permit is required for each dog, which requires a yearly membership fee.
The AMC Showplace Cicero 14 is a modern multiplex cinema that features first-run films and offers full digital projection with stadium seating throughout its auditoriums. The facility also provides traditional amenitites like a snack bar and arcade as well.