- The list below includes 570 free or cheap things to do in or near West Chicago, Illinois, including 109 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Art Gallery and Bowling.
- From Reed-Keppler Park to Pioneer Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in West Chicago and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Oak Park, Lombard, Aurora and Glenview.
Nestled inside the McAninch Art Center, the Cleve Carney Art Gallery features beautiful works of its own. The one-room gallery is home to various works, including paintings, sculptures and touring exhibits.
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118 W. Bartlett Ave., #2, Bartlett, IL 60103 MoreLess Info
Arts in Bartlett Center for the Arts is an all volunteer organization that is situated in a 1,300-sqft art facility. The facility features art classes, art shows, and temporary art exhibits.
Hawk Hollow Forest Preserve is a large protected forest area that offers a variety of activities and opportunities for visitors. In addition to nature and wildlife viewing opportunities, the preserve hosts classes and programs throughout the year.
Featuring a 7,000 square foot fitness center, Ackerman Park was originally known as North Park until 1973. The park connects to the Great Western Trail and has baseball and soccer fields, a volleyball court and a playground.
The Glen Ellyn Skate Park is a local skate park that provides a variety of different options to the skaters who visit. The park includes many different ramps and can be used by beginners and more advanced skaters alike.
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200 E 5th Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540 MoreLess Info
Explore historic sites and architecture while enjoying a culinary adventure on the Naperville Bites and Sites Food Tour. The guided tour includes food tastings at specialty and ethnic eateries while learning about the rich local history.
Willowbrook Wildlife Center is an animal education center and rehabilitation facility. Visitors can see over 80 types of wildlife, including bobcats, eagles and snakes, and can even assist in releasing healed animals back into the wild.
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301 N. Washington Street, Naperville, IL 60540 MoreLess Info
Dupage Children's Museum is an interactive establishment where children can learn through playing. It has three floors, which hold meeting, party and special rooms, all of them with interactive exhibits.
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108 S. Bloomingdale Road, Bloomingdale, IL MoreLess Info
Housed in Bloomingdale's oldest building, the Bloomingdale Park District Museum still shows signs of its past as a church, a school and then a town hall. Each year, the museum features six to seven exhibits suitable for adults and children.