- 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
888 Tower Rd, Unit E, Mundelein, IL 60060 MoreLess Info
With products ranging from incandescent light bulbs to sea form sculptures, Patterson Glassworks displays the work of a local fusion and hot glass artist. It also hosts community art classes for glass blowing, making paper weights, and more.
The Wilmette Children's Theatre supports arts in the community by involving young local actors. The shows conducted during the yearly performance season also cater specifically to families with plays and musicals that are appropriate for children.
100% 10 votes
500 Speedway Boulevard, Joliet, IL 60433 MoreLess Info
Richard Petty driving is an experience in itself. It has a great lap riding facilities and some decent rides. The events are well organized. There is enough space for spectators. Waters and souvenirs are available.
70% 10 votes
2780 Channahon Rd, Joliet, IL 60436 MoreLess Info
Joliet's Splash Station Waterpark is an attraction that offers many water features such as a six person slide, body slides, tube slides, lazy river and zero depth pool. The water park also includes a sandy play area.
With a host of arts and fitness programs available, West Ridge Center has dance studios, classrooms, and playgrounds in its facility. Visitors can enroll their children in classes like martial arts, ceramics, and more.
47% 15 votes
555 North Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 MoreLess Info
Featuring eight auditoriums, AMC Showplace Vernon Hills 8 is a movie theater that displays first-run feature films using digital projection. It offers facility rentals for private events as well as a concession area with food and drinks.
The Skokie Lagoons is an assortment of pools and channels covering 894 acres and located just inland of Lake Michigan. Public boat access with an assortment of fishing is available along with picnic areas and hiking trails.
Horse enthusiasts can make sure their equine babies are taken care of at Pine Grove Equestrian Center, which offers boarding, training, and both English and western riding lessons for those still learning.