- 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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86% 388 votes
Oak Street Beach
1000 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611 MoreLess Info
Oak Street Beach offers guests the opportunity to hike and swim in the waters of Lake Michigan. The location, which is often a site for beach volleyball games, also provides places for guests to purchase beer and cocktails.
- 1 votes
276 E Saddle Back Road, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 MoreLess Info
The Kids Castle At Deerpath Park is a community playground project which resulted in a volunteer-built playground structure. The surrounding Deerpath Park also features fishing spots, tennis courts, softball fields, and picnic tables.
- 0 votes
2055 S Eastwood Drive, Woodstock, IL 60098 MoreLess Info
Warp Skate Park & Pro Shop is an indoor skate park that features Masonite riding surfaces, restrooms, lights, and a fully stocked pro shop. The park can be used for skateboarding, roller blading, or biking.
95% 191 votes
1116 E. 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637 MoreLess Info
One of the premier private research institutions in the United States, the University of Chicago offers a variety of academic programs at the Bachelor's, Master's, and doctorate levels. Former students of this institution include late renowned film critic Roger Ebert.
50% 38 votes
1525 Lake Cook Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062 MoreLess Info
The AMC Theatres in Northbrook offer the latest in digital production and 3D entertainment. Large screen formats, such as IMAX, make movie viewing an immersive and almost interactive experience. Show times in the theaters are generally in the evening or afternoon.
17% 36 votes
1525 Lake Cook Road, Northbrook, IL 60062 MoreLess Info
A movie theater featuring 14 screens, AMC Northbrook Court 14 displays first-run features films using digital projection. The theater offers stadium seating, theater rentals and a concession area with food and drinks.
88% 8 votes
Northbrook Court Mall, 2042 Northbrook Ct, Northbrook, IL 60062 MoreLess Info
With blocks, toys, and tents for young children to play with, Gymboree Play & Music offers classes to aid in a child's development. The instructor uses the playground to encourage the development of balance and coordination skills.
62% 1471 votes
1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605 MoreLess Info
At the Adler Planetarium, guests will have the chance to gather information, visit a variety of exhibitions, and attend shows that teach visitors about space. The location also features a gift store and a cafe.
85% 33 votes
2600 Central Park Ave, Evanston, IL 60201 MoreLess Info
The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian honors the American Indian tradition from the past with their collection of artifacts and exhibits from different parts of the country; an interactive experience for kids. It symbolizes social, cultural and religious integrity.
67% 3 votes
635 N Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 MoreLess Info
A public water park, Vernon Hills Family Aquatic Center features zero-depth pools for lap swimming and recreational use, a 700-foot lazy river and water slides. It also offers a sand playground, lockers, lounge chairs and a snack bar.