- 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.
Located within a peaceful residential neighborhood, the Maine Park Leisure Center is a community center that provides a number of amenities and services for local residents. Meeting rooms, a gym, and a preschool program are among the amenities available.
The Fort Hill Heritage Museum is a historical museum that offers free admission to people of all ages. The museum has artifacts including pioneer tools, the Mundelein House, quilts, antique Lake County maps, and war uniforms.
91% 23 votes
Greene Rd & Hobson Road, Naperville, IL 60517 MoreLess Info
A 16-acre, off-leash canine recreation facility, Green Valley Forest Preserve Dog Park features fenced grassy fields with a separate 1.5-acre small dog area. The park provides picnic tables, shaded areas, walking trails and dog waste bags.
Community Bark West is a fenced, off-leash park with separate small dog area within the larger main park. The park features walking paths, fountains for dogs and people, shelter for shade and inclement weather and waste disposal bags and receptacles.
75% 4 votes
Mayslake Peabody Estate Forest Preserve, 1717 W 31st Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523 MoreLess Info
Located on the grounds of the historic Mayslake Peabody Estate, the First Folio Theatre is surrounded by preserved forest. Its resident theater company presents a variety of dramatic productions from different genres.
Nationally recognized Oak Brook Park District Tennis Center has 8 indoor air-conditioned and 8 outdoor seasonal USTA blue/green courts. Other amenities include: racquetball, wally ball, table tennis, fitness room, lounge, sauna, pro shop, child care, and member discounts.
100% 3 votes
831 Maple Avenue, Wandschneider Park, Downers Grove, IL 60515 MoreLess Info
The Downers Grove Park District Museum features three unique structures dating back to the 1800's. There are two Blodgett family houses, one of which was part of the Underground Railroad and the Coachhouse, featuring historical fire engines from Downers Grove.