- 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.
Offering interactive mystery programs tailored to visitors of all ages, The Mystery Shop performs entertaining and sometimes educational programs with an emphasis on humor. Performances are suitable for small or large audiences.
Part of the Bloomingdale Park District, Springfield Park is within close proximity of Erickson School. Along with a shelter or pavilion, there is also a playground, basketball courts, baseball diamonds and soccer fields for added recreation.
With many sports field to choose from, Ron Beese Park offers visitors outdoor activities like lacrosse, baseball, football, soccer, and more. In addition to sports fields, the park has picnic shelters, community gardens, and a team challenge course.
Peck Farm Park is a park and botanical garden area with a large play area and picnic facilities. Features include an observation silo with panoramic views, a butterfly garden with a variety of colorful species, and expansive flower gardens.
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42W690 Il, Rt 64, St. Charles, IL 60175 MoreLess Info
St Charles Farms & Equestrian Center provides facilities for all areas of horse care, training, and lessons. They are a multi-use facility balancing the needs of Hunter/Jumper, Dressage, and Western Pleasure disciplines and have students compete in various circuits.
A historical theater, featuring one screen, the Catlow Theater in Barrington, Illinois once showed silent films in the late 1920's. The old-time movie theater, made in the Tudor Revival style, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.