- Our list of the best things to do in Elmhurst, Illinois, features the top 887 nearby activities — including 346 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Elmhurst, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
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Located in a residential setting, Vista Pond Park provides pond access for fishing and boating along with a paved walking path along the pond's perimeter. The park also offers grass fields, trees, a children's playground and park benches.
Pinstripes is an Oak Brook bistro that features bocce and bowling. Gluten-free cuisine, flatbreads and housemade pastas are among the featured entrees. The facility hosts school field trips that teach children about the games of bowling and bocce too.
Located next to Paradise Bay Water Park, Lombard Commons Park features courts and fields for tennis, soccer, basketball and baseball. The park also provides a children's playground, grass fields and shaded areas.
The Addison Historical Society which owns and runs the Addison Historical Museum was originally formed in 1974. The history of the local area is collected, preserved, and put on display within the multiple museum exhibits.
The Czechoslovak Heritage Museum focuses on the history of the Czech and Slovak cultures. They house a number of artifacts, paintings, jewels and costumes and the library and archives contain many historical books.
Great Western Trail follows 17 miles of an abandoned railway corridor. Today, the crushed limestone trail provides access for cyclists, walkers and joggers and in winter allows cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. The trail also includes shelters and rest areas.