- 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 along a lake, Bruce Ponti Memorial Park features a large grassy area suitable for sports and other recreational activities. The park provides a children's playground, paved walking paths, trees, benches and sand volleyball courts.
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3459 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL 60076 MoreLess Info
Offering an 18-hole miniature golf course, Sports Park Driving Range & Adventure Golf has a batting cage for visitors to practice their batting skills. The range has 40 stations where visitors can use a debit card to automatically receive balls.
Located within Six Flags Great America, Goliath is a roller coaster with a 180-foot drop that broke three Guinness World Records. It has a top speed of 72 mph and offers inversions, overbanked turns and a zero-gravity stall.
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Six Flags Great America, 1 Great America Parkway, Gurnee, IL 60031 MoreLess Info
X-Flight is a roller coaster at Six Flags Great America with a 3,000 ft steel track, an elevation of 120 ft and a top speed of 55 mph. The ride simulates a test flight, with drops, inversions, and rolls.
Housed in Six Flags Great America, Superman the Ultimate Flight is a steel flying roller coaster in which riders are strapped into harnesses and are positioned parallel to the track, facing the ground - simulating a flying experience.
Vertical Velocity or V2 is one of the main attractions at Six Flags Great America as it is considered to be the theme park's most thrilling roller coaster. Using an advanced electromagnet propulsion system, riders are launched up a 185-foot twisted tower then back up a parallel 185-foot straight tower.
Guests can enjoy interactive exhibits at the Isle a la Cache Museum which cover the local area's history during the 18th century. Along with artifacts linked to the Great Lakes fur trade, there is a replica Native American longhouse.