- Our list of the best things to do in Elgin, Illinois, features the top 688 nearby activities — including 254 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Elgin, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 18 things to do within the city of Elgin, IL , followed by 670 popular activities in nearby cities, including Aurora, West Chicago, Glenview, Lombard, Naperville, Wheaton, St. Charles, Schaumburg, Des Plaines, Buffalo Grove, Glen Ellyn, Downers Grove, Geneva, Arlington Heights, Elmhurst, Elk Grove Village, Mundelein, Palatine, Crystal Lake, Hoffman Estates, Woodstock, Park Ridge, Niles, Mount Prospect, Northbrook, Bloomingdale, Grayslake, Wheeling, Woodridge, Bartlett, Carol Stream, Barrington, Addison, Batavia, Vernon Hills, Algonquin, Libertyville, Oak Brook, Lisle, Lincolnshire, Oswego, Huntley, Bolingbrook, Carpentersville, Rosemont, Dekalb, Streamwood, Mchenry, De Kalb and Lake In The Hills
A 3,400-acre preserve, the James 'Pate' Philip State Park aims to preserve and protect its diverse Illinois ecosystem. The park is a mixture of prairie, marshes and forest and features a visitor center with educational exhibits.
A full-service horse boarding facility, Sunset Hill Farms features 50 acres of pastures and a range of boarding options. Open seven days a week, the facility also offers riding lessons for all levels and an indoor arena.
100% 1 votes
5500-5526 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192 MoreLess Info
Located in a 12-acre park, the Village Green Amphitheater is an open-air venue with casual seating on its surrounding grassy areas. Guests can enjoy concerts and other programmed events there, and food concessions are available.
An indoor baseball training facility, The Hitting Zone features a number of indoor batting cages with pitching machines that have variable settings. The facility also features cages where batters can face live pitching.
43% 35 votes
5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates, IL 60173 MoreLess Info
Offering seating for 11,800 individuals, the Sears Centre Arena is a multipurpose entertainment complex that is host to a number of different events. These include concerts, theater shows, and a variety of sporting events throughout the year.
67% 9 votes
Route 59 & Golf Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60120 MoreLess Info
Visitors can enjoy walking, jogging, rollerblading, and biking on a 8.9 mile paved loop trail at Poplar Creek Forest Preserve. The western portion of the preserve features unpaved secluded hiking trails through woodlands and prairies.
50% 2 votes
665 Barrington Avenue, Carpentersville, IL 60110 MoreLess Info
Offering activities, programs, and amenities to residents of the Dundee Township area, Dundee Township Park District hosts clubs, classes, and other organizations. The district includes playgrounds, fitness centers, community gathering places, and parks.
Cinema 12 Theatre is a family-owned business. Cinema 12 Theatre shows a variety of movies throughout the course of a day. All auditoriums are equipped with Enhanced 4K Digital Projection and Datasat Sound.