- Our list of the best things to do in West Chicago, Illinois, features the top 720 nearby activities — including 276 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- West Chicago, 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 24 things to do within the city of West Chicago, IL , followed by 696 popular activities in nearby cities, including Aurora, Oak Park, Naperville, Lombard, Glenview, St. Charles, Wheaton, Schaumburg, Des Plaines, Niles, Elgin, Buffalo Grove, Geneva, Downers Grove, Arlington Heights, Glen Ellyn, Elk Grove Village, Plainfield, Elmhurst, Palatine, Hoffman Estates, Park Ridge, Lockport, Woodridge, Mount Prospect, Wheeling, Bolingbrook, Bloomingdale, Barrington, Oswego, Bartlett, Batavia, Carol Stream, Cicero, Berwyn, Addison, Algonquin, Oak Brook, Romeoville, Lisle, Huntley, Yorkville, Crystal Lake, Carpentersville, Joliet, Rosemont, Northbrook, Forest Park, Streamwood, Lincolnshire, Skokie, Lake In The Hills, Orland Park and Oak Lawn
90% 71 votes
5517 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 MoreLess Info
With access to two lakes, Three Oaks Recreation Area offers two marinas for boats, and a beach area for sunbathing and picnics. There is also a boardwalk that visitors can use to view the scenery of the south lake.
53% 179 votes
7000 Carpenter Road, Skokie, IL 60077 MoreLess Info
An 18-screen movie theater, AMC Showplace Village Crossing 18 displays first-run feature films along with independent films using digital projection. The theater provides stadium seating, theater rentals and a concession area with food and drinks.
The Lynfred Winery not only offers wines, but has several satellite tasting rooms, one of which features a bed and breakfast with wine country-themed suites. They also have on-site chefs that pair their wines with personal recipes.
50% 2 votes
691 Virginia Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 MoreLess Info
At Xtreme Wheels Inline Roller Skating Rink, visitors can enjoy a night of cosmic rollerskating in an indoor rink under neon colored lights. The rink also hosts Disney skate events where visitors can skate to classic Disney songs.
695 SPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: 38% Off Birthday Party or Admission at Kohl Children's Museum
2100 Patriot Boulevard, Glenview, IL 60026 MoreLess Info
There 16 permanent exhibitions at the Kohl Children's Museum, from domains such as Adventure in Art, Car Care, and Pet Vet. Special programs are organized in here all around the year, while it can also support special private events, such as birthday parties.
Offering jumping fun for all ages, Mega Trampoline is a popular location for birthday parties and other celebrations. Along with wall-to-wall trampolines, the facility is equipped with a play area which includes arcade games and inflatables.
100% 5 votes
Patriot Blvd & Chestnut Avenue, Glenview, IL 60026 MoreLess Info
A fenced-in section of Gallery Park, Little Bear Garden is designed for smaller children to play and explore. There is a storytelling corner that often features live storytelling, as well as a shrubbery maze and a splash play area.
Dedicated to shows suitable for child and family audiences, The Northbrook Theatre Department works to provide theatergoers opportunities to enjoy and participate in quality, local productions. They employ professional performers, and feature drama classes and summer drama workshops for students.
Habitat Park is an often overlooked 2 acre outdoor exhibit at the Kohl Children's Museum. Climbing structures, a maze, water painting wall, alternative energy exhibit, sensory garden, interactive sculpture trail with numerous activities are some of the activities available.