- The list below includes 366 free or cheap things to do in or near Aurora, Illinois, including 110 different types of inexpensive activities like Family Fun Center, Laser Tag, History Museums and Parks.
- From RiverEdge Park to Waubonsie Lake Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Aurora and in nearby cities within 25 miles like West Chicago, Lombard, Joliet and Naperville.
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100% 5 votes
Route 171 & Woods Drive, Lockport, IL 60441 MoreLess Info
Dellwood Park offers visitors the chance to play baseball, soccer, horseshoes, tennis, and sand volleyball. The 150-acre park also contains hiking and walking trails, a pavilion, picnic shelters, and a playground.
100% 2 votes
172 S Circle Avenue, Bloomingdale, IL 60108 MoreLess Info
Established in 1964, the Bloomingdale Park District is an organization that strives to provide recreational activities and facilities to the local residents. The district contains over a dozen parks located on over 160 acres of land in total.
50% 2 votes
9N670 Kendall Road, Elgin, IL 60124 MoreLess Info
Located on 22 sprawling acres, the Sapphire Hills Stable features indoor, outdoor, and general open space for trial riding. Lessons are offered throughout the week for beginners or even advanced riders.
100% 1 votes
10N331 Nesler Road, Elgin, IL 60124 MoreLess Info
Situated on 25-acres of land, McCarthy Farm is a privately owned stable that features a heated barn with large stalls, an indoor arena, and an outdoor arena. The farm has amenities including showers and vending machines.
67% 3 votes
498 E St Charles Road, Lombard, IL 60148 MoreLess Info
Located next to Paradise Bay Water Park, Lombard Commons Park features courts and fields for tennis, soccer, basketball and baseball. The park also provides a children's playground, grass fields and shaded areas.
100% 1 votes
533 Saint Charles Street, Elgin, IL 60120 MoreLess Info
Featuring artifacts from the Elgin No 5 fire house, the Elgin Fire Barn No 5 Museum displays antique fire fighting equipment, including a hand-propelled hose cart, old helmets and uniforms, a variety of badges, and other memorabilia.
100% 8 votes
3000 W Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL 60435 MoreLess Info
Pilcher Park Nature Center is over 640 acres of land that includes playgrounds, picnic grounds, hiking trails, bicycle trails and cross country ski trails. Visitors can also attend classes to learn about things like wildflowers, horticulture and birding.
75% 4 votes
810 Villa Street, Elgin, IL 60120 MoreLess Info
Family owned and operated Bowlway Lanes is a fun family-friendly bowling alley that provides local entertainment to Elgin locals. The bowling alley offers a full service pro shop, snack cafe, video arcade and drink bar.
100% 1 votes
Vista Pond Park
820 S Finley Road, Lombard, IL 60148 MoreLess Info
Located in a residential setting, Vista Pond Park provides pond access for fishing and boating along with a paved walking path along the pond's perimeter. The park also offers grass fields, trees, a children's playground and park benches.
50% 4 votes
111 S Randall Road, Elgin, IL 60123 MoreLess Info
Featuring fifteen state-of-the-art auditoriums, the Marcus Theatres offer a wide selection of film selections for Elgin patrons. The theater also offers a full service drink and snack bar as well a 7- foot wide, three story Ultra screen.