- 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
Taylor Street Pizza 745 East Chicago Street, Elgin, IL MoreLess Info
Restaurant offers authentic Italian food in friendly, guest-focused atmosphere
79% 38 votes
1325 Barrington Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60194 MoreLess Info
Featuring 36 holes of mini golf, Congo River Miniature Golf offers two African-themed courses with mountains, bridges and waterfalls. The facility also provides arcade games, an air hockey table, event hosting and picnic tables.
The Centre Court Athletic Club is a community recreational facility offering a number of facilities for its visitors to use. Visitors commonly enjoy playing tennis, working out in the gym, or spending time in the sauna.
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2901 Deerpath Ln, Carpentersville, IL 60110 MoreLess Info
A 119 acre protected wetland area, the Binnie County Forest Preserve allows visitors to take in scenic natural vistas, and to watch birds and wildlife. The Preserve also has a picnic area and a large open field.
100% 2 votes
112 Algonquin Road, Barrington, IL 60010 MoreLess Info
A museum of musical history and curiosities, the Sanfilippo Place de La Musique maintains collections of music boxes, phonographs, calliopes, coin operated pianos, and other musical artifacts. In all, it houses the largest collection of automatic instruments in the world.
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.
Zanies Comedy Night Club is a smoke-free club that serves a variety of mixed drinks and features stand-up comedy on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Patrons must be 21 and they have a two drink minimum.
100% 8 votes
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.