- Our list of the best things to do in Batavia, Illinois, features the top 551 nearby activities — including 213 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Batavia, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 11 things to do within the city of Batavia, IL , followed by 540 popular activities in nearby cities, including Aurora, West Chicago, Lombard, Naperville, Wheaton, St. Charles, Schaumburg, Downers Grove, Glen Ellyn, Elgin, Geneva, Plainfield, Elmhurst, Elk Grove Village, Palatine, Hoffman Estates, Arlington Heights, Woodridge, Bloomingdale, Lockport, Bolingbrook, Addison, Barrington, Oswego, Bartlett, Carol Stream, Algonquin, Romeoville, Dekalb, Des Plaines, Oak Brook, Lisle, Yorkville, Huntley, Carpentersville, Joliet, Mount Prospect, Rosemont, Streamwood, De Kalb, Lake In The Hills and Crystal Lake
97% 32 votes
N3219 County Rd H, Lake Geneva, WI 53147 MoreLess Info
With over 100 acres available, Lake Geneva Canopy Tours & Outdoor Adventure Center offers a team building experience with their high rope obstacle courses. They also have 9 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails.
Sinnissippi Park is located on the banks of the Rock River and features hiking, biking or walking paths among beautiful gardens. Spend the day exploring sculptures, having a picnic or enjoying a concert at the band shell.
90% 125 votes
1354 North 2nd Street, Rockford, IL 61107 MoreLess Info
Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens is a botanical garden featuring over 11,000 sq ft. of plant exhibition. Water fountains and falls, a pedestrian bridge, patios, walkways and seating areas set the stage for beautiful tropical plants and featured events.
Featuring designated public skating hours, Carlson Artic Ice Arena offers visitors a 185 foot long ice arena that hosts both youth and adult hockey programs. The arena also hosts freestyle figure skating sessions.
The Enchanted Forrest is a 36,000 square foot playhouse, where children can glide on inflatable slides, try a laser tag game, mini golf or any of the many video games. In here, the entire family can have a good time at the local pizza store.
An indoor family fun center, Jak's Warehouse offers a variety of amusements. It has Laser Tag, a laser maze, a ball pit, a sky trail, and bumper cars, and most attractions are scaled for younger and older kids.
93% 69 votes
2715 S. Main St, Rockford, IL 61102 MoreLess Info
Created as a living museum, the Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden is a 155-acre park, featuring gardens, fountains, and sculptures. A perfect location for hiking or biking the trails, there is a children's garden and facilities for weddings and private parties.
Picnicking, swimming, and hunting are some of the activities to be performed in the Rock Cut State Park. A local marina and campgrounds are also found, as well as a 77 mile-long trail system for hiking, biking, and horseback riding.
Featuring 24 lanes and automatic scoring, Forest Hills Lanes provides open and league bowling as well as private event and party hosting. The bowling center has a snack bar, video games, adult beverages and facilities for softball and volleyball.