- 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.
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Deer Grove Forest Preserve, Palatine, IL 60074 MoreLess Info
Acquired as a wildlife and nature preserve in 1916, Deer Grove Forest Preserve spans 1800 acres. The preserve is of interest to students of wildlife and nature as well as to those who just want to jog or picnic.
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901 Wellington Avenue, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 MoreLess Info
Village of Elk Grove is a municipality located in northeastern Illinois adjacent to O'Hare International Airport and the city of Chicago. The village is located primarily in Cook County with a small portion in DuPage County.
One of the most popular recreational facilities that is operated by the city is known as the Centennial Rec Center which was formerly called Centennial Park. Within the area, visitors can enjoy ball fields, soccer fields, a 10,000-square-foot gymnasium, a group fitness studio, and an indoor pool.
Surrounded by 40 forested acres, Red Oak Nature Center and features seven hiking trails that are open until sunset. Inside the free center visitors can enjoy multiple classrooms and a wildlife viewing room with turtle and fish habitats.
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26 N Williams Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 MoreLess Info
A live performance venue, the Raue Center For the Arts hosts a wide variety of touring performances. Acts include various styles of dance, popular, classical, and jazz musicians, stand up comedy, and many more
Wheaton's Memorial Park Leisure Center offers a variety of attractions for visitors, including live musical performances, the Taste of Wheaton festival each summer, and races. The park has tennis courts, a horse shoe pit, and picnic areas.
Situated on 40 acres of wilderness, Red Oak Nature Center offers a variety of educational experiences for children to learn about native plant and animal life in the area. In addition to trails, the park has a cave to explore.