- 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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Yorktown Shopping Center, 100 Yorktown, Lombard, IL 60148 MoreLess Info
A bowling center with 18 lanes, Lucky Strike offers open bowling as well as private event hosting. The facility provides two full-service bars, 12 plasma and 12 projector screens, a dining menu and billiard tables.
Visitors can enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities at the Herrick Lake Forest Preserve. The preserve offers areas for camping, fishing, picnicking, archery, hiking, tubing, horseback riding, golfing, cross-country skiing, and bicycling.
McCormick Place is a convention center that hosts a variety of meetings, events, and conferences throughout the year. The location features a food court, a Starbucks, and a snack bar for guests seeking refreshments during the events.
Within the Showtime Cinema, visitors can access movies with digital sound and stadium seating in all of their individual theaters. A combination of first run and second run films are presented at the movie theater which also has an on-site game room and a party room.
Dedicated to preserving the history of America's famous highway, Berwyn Route 66 Museum features a display of hub caps, old photographs, and other memorabilia. The museum is in the process of restoring a neon light monument.
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Prince Crossing Rd & Geneva Road, West Chicago, IL 60185 MoreLess Info
The Timber Ridge Forest Preserve is a nature preserve that is open 7 days a week and spans a total distance of 1,163-acres of land. The forest has a visitor center that offers educational programs, agricultural activities, and domestic activities.
As a performing arts venue, Fox Valley Repertory offers productions ranging from romantic comedies to a live music series. The theater also has productions for younger audiences with age-appropriate topics.
Built during the Gilded Age (1870 to 1900), the Mayslake Peabody Mansion is an estate that is located in the Mayslake Forest Preserve in Oak Brook, Illinois. The large residence was the former home of coal baron, Francis Stuyvesant Peabody.