- 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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Wheeler Park is a park featuring an 18-hole disc golf course. The course is known to be rather challenging due to the large number of trees that must be maneuvered around. The park also maintains a playground and picnic areas.
A venue to several outdoor concerts and music festivals, the Alpine Valley Music Theatre in Elkhorn, Wisconsin allows music to be enjoyed to the backdrop of nature. Tailgating and grilling is allowed before shows, which can be enjoyed from general lawn seating.
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5021 Highland Avenue, Downers Grove, IL MoreLess Info
A perfect venue for parties and get togethers, Tivoli Theatre Downers Grove has a classic cinema set up and the latest movies. Visitors enjoy exceptional concession, and roomy seats while watching their favorite movies.
St. Charles' Creek Bend Nature Center displays ecology, wetland and wooded exhibits to teach the agricultural background of the area. Visitors are educated and entertained through hands-on demonstrations and interpretive displays.
Family-oriented and affordable, Tivoli Bowling Lanes accommodates open bowling and league play along with special events throughout the year. Facilities include an underground lounge, snack bar, and meeting rooms for reserved functions.