- 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.
57% 7 votes
Swift Road, Lombard, IL 60139 MoreLess Info
A canine recreation facility, East Branch Forest Preserve Dog Off-Leash Area features open grassy fields as well as access to the water for swimming. The area also offers dog waste bags, benches and unpaved trails for walking.
50% 2 votes
691 Virginia Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 MoreLess Info
At Xtreme Wheels Inline Roller Skating Rink, visitors can enjoy a night of cosmic rollerskating in an indoor rink under neon colored lights. The rink also hosts Disney skate events where visitors can skate to classic Disney songs.
100% 11 votes
E Higgins Rd & Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 MoreLess Info
Locally known as Busse Woods, this managed park area is officially designated as the Ned Brown Preserve. It features wetlands, open fields, and heavy forest and is popular with fishermen, hikers, birdwatchers, and noted for a small pasture of elk.
Offering jumping fun for all ages, Mega Trampoline is a popular location for birthday parties and other celebrations. Along with wall-to-wall trampolines, the facility is equipped with a play area which includes arcade games and inflatables.
90% 71 votes
5517 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 MoreLess Info
With access to two lakes, Three Oaks Recreation Area offers two marinas for boats, and a beach area for sunbathing and picnics. There is also a boardwalk that visitors can use to view the scenery of the south lake.
A 16-screen movie theater, Regal Crystal Lake Showplace Stadium 16 displays first-run feature films using digital projection. The theater offers arcade games, private party rooms and a snack bar with food and drinks.
Public skating sessions, learn-to-skate classes, and hockey leagues are among the many services provided by the Carol Stream Ice Rink. The rink also contains a pro shop that offers a large selection of services for skaters.