- Our list of the best things to do in Ottawa, Illinois, features the top 34 nearby activities — including 15 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Ottawa, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Amusement, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 16 things to do within the city of Ottawa, IL , followed by 18 popular activities in nearby cities, including Utica and La Salle
Featuring draft beer and specialty drinks, Carretto's Bar & Bowling offers a dining menu as well as big screen televisions for watching sports programming. Six bowling lanes with automatic scoring and bumpers are available for individuals and private events.
As an indoor rollerskating rink, Paramount Roller Skating Arena provides inline and standard skate rentals for visitors to use. The rink offers several birthday party packages that includes admission to the rink, skate rentals, and a meal.
A traditional bowling center, Pinheadz Entertainment Center offers open and league bowling along with a full service sports bar and grill. The center also provides volleyball courts, party hosting, live music and video gaming.
At Quest Water Sports, visitors can rent a variety of kayaks and stand up paddle boards to take out on the region's major waterways. The shop hosts public events like kayak workshops, fishing tournaments, and boat races.