- 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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83% 6 votes
Bloomingdale, IL MoreLess Info
A protected wilderness area spanning 256 acres, Meacham Grove Forest Preserve offers hiking, biking, and skiing trails, fishing in the stocked Maple Lake, and a variety of wildlife viewing, as well as picnic areas.
100% 4 votes
301 Westmore, Lombard, IL 60148 MoreLess Info
Scatterbrained Art Gallery which features underground and stenciled art is the brain-child of artist Jeff Gorski, who got his start painting on broken skate boards. The art gallery supports local emerging artists by hosting their work and selling paint supplies.
100% 5 votes
2231 W Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL 60435 MoreLess Info
Featuring 44 lanes, Joliet Town & Country Bowling provides open and league bowling as well as a venue for private parties and events. The center offers a sports bar and grill with lane-side service and casino-style video gaming.
100% 29 votes
1717 W. 31st Street, Oak Brook, IL MoreLess Info
Built during the Gilded Age (1870 to 1900), the Mayslake Peabody Mansion is an estate that is located in the Mayslake Forest Preserve in Oak Brook, Illinois. The large residence was the former home of coal baron, Francis Stuyvesant Peabody.
50% 2 votes
1400 W Irving Park Road, Streamwood, IL 60107 MoreLess Info
Visitors can utilize two public tennis courts at Sunny Hill Park - Tennis Courts. The courts are a part of Sunny Hill Park which also features a playground, disc golf, and a skate park.
100% 1 votes
1080 E Chicago Street, Elgin, IL 60120 MoreLess Info
The Eastside Recreation Center is a full-service recreation center that features boxing facilities, batting tunnels, pitching facilities, and an indoor soccer field. The center also has a fitness room.
44% 9 votes
1232 E Irving Park Road, Streamwood, IL 60107 MoreLess Info
Bowling & Beyond Streamwood is a bowling alley that hosts bowling leagues and features an on site pro shop. The bowling alley also has an arcade and billiards tables and hosts birthday parties.
100% 2 votes
Shady Oaks Park
777 S Bartlett Road, Streamwood, IL 60107 MoreLess Info
Shady Oaks Park is a disc golf course that measures a total of 6,094 feet in length. The course has multiple sets of tees, has a total of 18 holes, and is mostly flat and lightly wooded.
100% 1 votes
383 E Lake Street, Bloomingdale, IL 60108 MoreLess Info
Founded in the 1800's, the Valley of Chicago, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite is a lodge-style social club and recreation center. Views of old fashioned woodwork and historical items are featured along with various art and antiques.
46% 120 votes
Dave & Buster's
1155 N Swift Road, Addison, IL 60101 MoreLess Info
Melding together an arcade and bar experience, Dave & Buster's has a multitude of games and drinks for adults to choose from. It offers specials on almost every day of the week; including ½ price games on Wednesdays.