What to do in Northwest Chicago, IL

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Northwest Chicago Attractions

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What to do in Northwest Chicago

Free Things to Do in Northwest Chicago

Escaping to Northwest Chicago on a budget? The following can be experienced for nix.

Spring Valley - If you enjoy digging around the garden, this place will fascinate your inner green thumb.

Things to Do in Northwest Chicago with Kids

There's fun for the whole family wherever you roam in Northwest Chicago. Here are a few family friendly experiences to try together that'll make your vacation a blast:


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Northwest Chicago on a rainy day?
A Chicago Haunted Pub Tour is an excellent indoor activity to try out if the weather turns nasty.
Are there cheap things to do in Northwest Chicago?
What can you do in Northwest Chicago for free?
You’ll barely have time to take your wallet out of your bag with so many fantastic free attractions:

  • Woodfield Mall
  • Legoland Discovery Center
  • Grand Victoria Casino
  • Alexian Brothers Medical Center

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Day trip destinations from Northwest Chicago