- 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.
91% 23 votes
Greene Rd & Hobson Road, Naperville, IL 60517 MoreLess Info
A 16-acre, off-leash canine recreation facility, Green Valley Forest Preserve Dog Park features fenced grassy fields with a separate 1.5-acre small dog area. The park provides picnic tables, shaded areas, walking trails and dog waste bags.
86% 7 votes
191 W Factory Road, Addison, IL 60101 MoreLess Info
A competitive cheerleading gym, Illinois Allstars- Competitive Cheerleading & Tumbling Classes offers classes in gymnastics, cheerleading, and tumbling taught by experienced and professional instructors. The gym also maintains a focus on fostering student athletes.
Providing a variety of educational programs, Elgin Community College has been in operation for well over sixty years. Numerous activities including sports, music and theater are also offered at their facilities.
67% 9 votes
Route 59 & Golf Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60120 MoreLess Info
Visitors can enjoy walking, jogging, rollerblading, and biking on a 8.9 mile paved loop trail at Poplar Creek Forest Preserve. The western portion of the preserve features unpaved secluded hiking trails through woodlands and prairies.
401 Shepard Drive, Elgin, IL 60123 MoreLess Info
Operated and owned by family since 1965, Elgin Lanes is a modern bowling alley with many unique features. Guests can try one of the 30 bowling lanes, 6 billiard tables, join a league, or even host a birthday party.
The Stardust Bowl offers 84 lanes, typically enough to accommodate both league bowlers as well as smaller groups. In operation for over 50 years, Stardust offers shoe rentals and has a full restaurant and bar as well as an arcade.
The Addison Historical Society which owns and runs the Addison Historical Museum was originally formed in 1974. The history of the local area is collected, preserved, and put on display within the multiple museum exhibits.