- Our list of the best things to do in Great Lakes, Illinois, features the top 500 nearby activities — including 208 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Great Lakes, 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 1 thing to do within the city of Great Lakes, IL , followed by 499 popular activities in nearby cities, including Evanston, Skokie, Kenosha, Glenview, Waukegan, Des Plaines, Schaumburg, Highland Park, Gurnee, Niles, Buffalo Grove, Arlington Heights, Elk Grove Village, Wilmette, Northbrook, Mundelein, Palatine, Grayslake, Libertyville, Park Ridge, Mount Prospect, Crystal Lake, Hoffman Estates, Wheeling, Barrington, Vernon Hills, Lincolnshire, Zion, Rosemont, Carpentersville, Pleasant Prairie, Algonquin, Mchenry, Oak Park, Chicago and Round Lake Beach
88% 32 votes
Naval Station Great Lakes Main Gate on Sheridan Road, Great Lakes, IL 60088 MoreLess Info
Free to tourists, the Great Lakes Naval Museum offers guided tours and a valuable education concerning the history of the military, particularly the U.S. Navy. Throughout the year, special events and activities are planned for children and youth groups.
Located among the Shops at Prudential Center, the Belvidere Arcade features a variety of contemporary and classic coin-operated video games dating back to the 1970s and 80s. Games offered include Centipede and Ms Pac-man.
Brunswick Zone - Fountain Square is a bowling alley and arcade. The bowling alley features 32 lanes, 2 billiards tables, arcade games, a lounge, and a snack bar. Brunswick Zone is also venue to several bowling leagues.
With access to Waukegan Harbor, Windy City Salmon Fishing Charters takes visitors on a fishing tour of the surrounding region. Trout and salmon are among some of the fish that can be caught and filleted on the boat.
Kristy Lynn Charters is a fishing charter company that provides fishing charters at the Waukegan Harbor. The excursion company provides a variety of amenities including fishing equipment, restrooms, and bait and tackle.
100% 1 votes
2616 Washington, Waukegan, IL 60085 MoreLess Info
Popular with all ages, Bertrand Bowling Lanes Incorporated is a fun place for friends and family to gather. Along with offering bowling leagues, it also provides for open bowling, video gaming, pool tables and concessions.
A unique, storefront theater in Waukegan, Three Brothers Theater features stage plays (many by new playwrights) and other live entertainment. While enjoying the acts, guests can also delight in treats from the concession stands.
Traveling Lake Michigan, Caliente Charters offers full-service fishing excursions aboard a spacious and luxurious boat with advanced technology. Each trip comes with an experienced crew, supplies and equipment to fish for salmon, trout or perch.