- 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
Several parks in one, Rock Complex is a multi-purpose facility. Offering activities year-round, there is a bike park and ball fields where baseball and other sports can be played. And in the winter months, snow tubing can also be enjoyed.
100% 2 votes
Crystal RIdge Ski Area, 7900 W Crystal Ridge Drive, Franklin, WI 53132 MoreLess Info
The Whitnall Park Alpha Trail is a free public hiking trail is best known for being the first legal mountain bike trail in the county of Milwaukee. The trail is connected to a network of fee-based trails.
100% 1 votes
101 S 3rd Street, St. Charles, IL 60174 MoreLess Info
Providing classes for all ages and skill levels, 3rd Street Dance & Theater Academy teaches visitors how to dance in the styles of ballet, jazz, and tap. The academy hosts an annual recital where visitors can watch students perform.
Open during the warmer months of the year, Campton Hills Splash Park provides guests an opportunity to cool off in the hot sun. Attractions at the splash park include numerous slides, rides, pools, and other interactive water amenities.
There are more than 222,000 plants in the Morton Arboretum, representing almost 4,300 species. They are all from the northern-temperate zone of the world, gathered from 40 different countries. 90 of these species are on the endangered species list.
Organizing competitive gymnastic teams, St Charles Gymnastics Inc offers training programs for children. It hosts open gym sessions where children can practice using trampolines, spring floors, and other gymnastic equipment.
100% 3 votes
37W584 Dean Street, St. Charles, IL 60175 MoreLess Info
Quiet and serene, Leroy Oakes Forest Preserve is a public space providing for an array of outdoor activities. Along with enjoying peaceful streams, wooded areas and wildlife, the preserve is also home to a nature center and house museum.
This ski resort's hills are ideal for the beginner or intermediate skier. There is lodging available and other amenities include shops, dinning, equipment servicing and rentals, group packages, wedding and banquet options, golf, and ski and ride lessons.
50% 2 votes
2455 Warrenville Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515 MoreLess Info
Covering approximately 600 acres, Downers Grove Park District is composed of over a dozen parks. The district offers golfing, a fitness club and activities, adult and youth sports and traditional park features like playgrounds, picnic areas and walking trails.