- 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.
Situated on seven acres of land, Sunnydale Park offers a wide range of recreational options like play equipment for young children and toddlers, a multi-purpose open play area, and a soccer field. Visitors can also enjoy picnic areas, a biking/walking trail, and on-site parking lot.
The McCrae Farm is a classical horsemanship facility dedicated to the preservation of French Classical Training principals. Horsemanship is shared with the community through performances and instruction in their indoor arena.
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1350 N. Milwaukee Ave., Vernon Hills, IL 60061 MoreLess Info
Part of the Loyola University campus, the Cuneo Mansion and Gardens was once the home of General Electric founder, Samuel Insull and, later, the residence of the Cuneo family. The site is now used for classes and special events.
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9831 N Milwke Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
Run by the University of Illinois Chicago, James Woodworth Prairie Preserve has exhibits that show Native American artifacts, fossils, and educational displays. Visitors can explore the prairie to see wildflowers, kill deer, and cicada.
31% 13 votes
2160 Sycamore Road, De Kalb, IL 60115 MoreLess Info
Carmike Market Square 10 Cinema is a movie theater and amusement center. good movies are up on the showreel and snacks like popcorn and soda complete the movie going experience. It is spacious and fuzzy.
A 12-screen movie theater, AMC Showplace Niles 12 displays first-run feature films using digital projection. The theater offers stadium seating, a party room, theater rentals, reserved seating and a concession area with food and drinks.