- TripBuzz found 590 things to do with kids in or near Elgin, Illinois, including 574 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Glenview, West Chicago, Aurora and Lombard.
- From Bowlway Lanes to Infinity Sport Horses, the Elgin area offers 111 different types of family activities, including: Horseback Riding, Bowling, Theaters and Hiking Trails.
- Located in northern Illinois, Elgin resides in both Cook and Kane counties. The city lies on the Fox River and is approximately 35 miles from the states social center, Chicago. Elgin is the eighth most populous city in Illinois and one of few to host a riverboat casino. Along with this, the city is up and coming, with several modern expansions.
Watson's Wild West Museum is a recreation of an old American western general store filled with antiques and collectibles from the late 1800s. The owner, Cowboy Doug, provides exhibit tours and tells stories of the old west.
Featuring both new and seasoned talent from the Hammond area is the Towle Community Theater. The theater features a selection of stage plays and musicals throughout the year, nurturing local talent and bringing culture to the local community.
Schubert's Luxury 10 Theatre is a family owned and operated 10 screen movie theatre. The theatre hosts both group showings and birthday parties and also features special promotion days on both Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Located in Hammond's Hyde Park neighborhood, Beatniks on Conkey is a combination coffee house and black box theater. The venue hosts plays, variety shows, musical performances, and comedy, and serves a variety of refreshments.
A venue to several outdoor concerts and music festivals, the Alpine Valley Music Theatre in Elkhorn, Wisconsin allows music to be enjoyed to the backdrop of nature. Tailgating and grilling is allowed before shows, which can be enjoyed from general lawn seating.
This ski resort's hills are ideal for the beginner or intermediate skier. There is lodging available and other amenities include shops, dinning, equipment servicing and rentals, group packages, wedding and banquet options, golf, and ski and ride lessons.