- 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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SE Corner of Rt 53 & Butterfield Road, Downers Grove, IL 60137 MoreLess Info
The Hidden Lake Forest Preserve is a small natural preserve that is home to Round Meadow Lake and Eagle Lake. The preserve has a number of hiking trails that can be used for running or walking.
Managed by the county parks department, Runway Dog Exercise Area is a fenced dog park facility where owners can unleash and allow their pets to roam. The double gated park features a fenced area for smaller dogs as well.
Formerly known as Comiskey Park, US Cellular Field is the home of the Chicago White Sox of the MLB. The location, which has a seating capacity of 40,615, hosted its first concert in 2002 when The Rolling Stones performed at this site.
As a non-profit community theater, Village Theatre Guild features musicals, plays, and other productions performed by local actors. The guild runs a visiting artists programs that invites art professionals to host workshops for the public.
The primary focus of the Rice Pool & Water Park is a pool that ranges from zero depth to 16 feet with adjoining water slides. The surrounding area also has a volleyball area, a sand play area, and a children's spray site.
98% 172 votes
1 S 151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60187 MoreLess Info
The First Division Museum at Cantigny is dedicated to the First Infantry Division, and tells a story which dates back to WWI. Uniforms, medals of Honor, weapons, vehicles, and even tanks are included in the permanent collection.