- 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.
Opened in 2001, the Charlestowne 18 Theatre offers theatergoers the opportunity to catch new movie releases on its screens. 3D movies are offered in three of its theaters and the facility has two birthday party rooms on site.
As a performing arts venue, Fox Valley Repertory offers productions ranging from romantic comedies to a live music series. The theater also has productions for younger audiences with age-appropriate topics.
Open during the warmer months of the year, Campton Hills Splash Park provides guests an opportunity to cool off in the hot sun. Attractions at the splash park include numerous slides, rides, pools, and other interactive water amenities.
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19-265 Western Ave, Algonquin, IL 60103 MoreLess Info
Raging Buffalo Snowboard Ski Park offers snowboarding lessons to riders of all skill levels. Offering beginner packages as well as advanced technique lessons in snowboarding to boarders of all ages, the park also offers advanced ski lessons.
Running along Fox River, Pottawatomie Park provides access for fishing and boating and also has a trail along the river. The park features a miniature golf course, playgrounds, picnic areas, sports facilities and an amphitheater for events.
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1300 Moonlake Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 MoreLess Info
With plenty of lounge chairs to relax on, Seascape Family Aquatic Center offers visitors a sand volleyball court and beach play area. The pool is heated and has water slides, diving boards, and a shallow wading area.
The Algonquin Lakes Park is a 35-acre park home to a wide range of outdoor activities. Visitors to the park have access to two baseball fields, a tri-basketball court, two different playgrounds, and a network of biking paths.
Quiet and serene, Leroy Oakes Forest Preserve is a public space providing for an array of outdoor activities. Along with enjoying peaceful streams, wooded areas and wildlife, the preserve is also home to a nature center and house museum.
Located along a stretch of the Fox River, Buffalo Park Forest Preserve is a woodland retreat. It offers hiking and biking paths, scenic views, river access, and a sledding hill, when the weather permits. There is also a campground.