- 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
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63% 8 votes
201 Seahorse Drive, Waukegan, IL 60085 MoreLess Info
The 400-acre Waukegan Municipal Beach is a municipal beach that offers opportunities for fishing, competitive boat racing, kite boarding, kayaking, and swimming. The beach has a number of sand volleyball courts.
100% 1 votes
25200 Saint Marys Road, Libertyville, IL 60048 MoreLess Info
Once home to a former Illinois governor, Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home offers visitors a view of a historic 1920s building. On Sundays, visitors can take a one hour group tour of the grounds.
100% 2 votes
454 N Green Bay Road, Waukegan, IL 60085 MoreLess Info
Along with a full menu of Mexican dishes, the Red Iguana offers a nightclub environment with dancing and live musical performances. There is also a complete bar with a variety of drinks to choose from.
- 0 votes
2411 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085 MoreLess Info
Rocky's Funhouse Miniature Golf is birthday party central. Guests can try black light mini golf, a number of modern arcade games, pizza, a prize counter with tons of selections for every ticket value, and more.
2413 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085 MoreLess Info
The People's Choice Family Fun Center is a popular place to have birthday parties. It offers fun activities for the whole family. Its main attractions are the redemption center, the arcade and the glow-in-the-dark mini golf.
100% 3 votes
101 Ambrogio Dr, Ste E, Gurnee, IL 60031 MoreLess Info
Organizing activities for children, The Little Gym provides gymnastics and dance classes for ages three and up. The gym offers birthday party packages that include fun activities and a party room.
100% 1 votes
800 Baldwin Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085 MoreLess Info
Created to provide a community space for both sports and fitness, Field House At Hinkston Park offers facilities for a variety of activities. This includes an outdoor fitness trail, gym, rock climbing wall and indoor track.
100% 2 votes
28201 N St Marys Road, Libertyville, IL 60048 MoreLess Info
An extensive nature preserve, Old School Forest Preserve features an extensive network of trails suitable for hiking or running, as well as impressive wilderness views. The preserve also has restroom facilities.
- 0 votes
31668 N River Road, Libertyville, IL 60048 MoreLess Info
The Palladia Farm is a full-service equestrian facility that offers equestrian boarding, training, showing, and riding lessons. The company has a summer riding camp and a school of horse riding.
97% 33 votes
16400 W Buckley Road, Libertyville, IL 60048 MoreLess Info
A large natural space, the Independence Grove Forest Preserve offers a wide variety of activities for visitors to partake in. Visitors can hike, fish, ice skate in season, swim, bike, boat, or cross-country ski.