- 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.
Visitors to Wolfe Wildlife Refuge can jog and bike on the paved walk path, visit the playground, and play basketball or volleyball on the courts. It's also home to a natural wetlands area with diverse animals and birds.
As members of the North American League of baseball, Lake County Fielders offers a minor league baseball game experience for its fans. The team is currently looking for a permanent stadium, but plays at local stadiums around the county.
The Shedd Aquarium officially opened in 1930 and has since grown to accommodate more than 32,000 varieties of marine life. Bring the whole family to enjoy the Aquatic Show, the Polar Play Zone, Oceanarium, and so much more.
Soldier Field is the home of the Chicago Bears of the National Football League, a team famously known for having what is often considered the best team in league history in 1985. Additionally, the location also hosts college football events, including games involving the nearby University of Notre Dame.
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204 Ottawa Street, Joliet, IL 60432 MoreLess Info
The Joliet Area Historical Museum is meant to show the heritage of this city. Besides the galleries in which the visitor is introduced to local history, in here can also be found a Lunar Lander Simulator, life size models and interactive temporary exhibits.
An old-fashioned arcade devoted to preserving and celebrating the game of pinball, the Chicago Street Pinball Arcade features a wide array of pinball and classic arcade machines. Visitors can also reserve the venue for parties.
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15 E Van Buren Street, Joliet, IL 60432 MoreLess Info
The Rialto Square Theatre & Office Complex is a live performance venue that has hosted musical productions, Broadway plays, and comedy shows. The venue is available to rent for weddings or private parties.