- 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.
75% 4 votes
2200 Busse Highway, Des Plaines, IL 60068 MoreLess Info
Belleau Lake Forest Preserve is a park with a network of hiking trails and picnic areas. The lake is a popular fishing spot, and features largemouth bass, bluegill, bullhead catfish, rainbow trout, and others.
A 38 acre forest preserve located between Des Plaines and Glenview, the Beck Lake Forest Preserve is a popular fishing spot for bass, northern pike, carp, catfish, bluegill, and a variety of other fish.
67% 3 votes
635 N Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 MoreLess Info
A public water park, Vernon Hills Family Aquatic Center features zero-depth pools for lap swimming and recreational use, a 700-foot lazy river and water slides. It also offers a sand playground, lockers, lounge chairs and a snack bar.
888 Tower Rd, Unit E, Mundelein, IL 60060 MoreLess Info
With products ranging from incandescent light bulbs to sea form sculptures, Patterson Glassworks displays the work of a local fusion and hot glass artist. It also hosts community art classes for glass blowing, making paper weights, and more.
Since 1941, Wayne's Lanes has been providing bowling and entertainment to the whole family. The bowling alley features eight lanes, refreshments and large projection TV's, adding a modern touch to the historic venue.
Springbrook Golf Course in Naperville is a challenging, 18 hole course featuring a championship-style layout. The well-maintained course includes a full service clubhouse, natural turf driving range and available golf lessons.
Woodridge's Cinemark is a movie multiplex that shows primarily first-run Hollywood films. The cinema features an IMAX theater, tall-backed reclining seats with movable arm rests, and digital video and sound. The theater offers a variety of matinees and discounts.
85% 20 votes
83rd & Book Road, Naperville, IL 60567 MoreLess Info
Located on 1829 acres of land in total, the Springbrook Prairie Forest Preserve is a forest preserve that contains a large amount of biodiversity. Visitors commonly enjoy walking through the trails or having picnics while enjoying the natural scenery.