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Visit Elgin, Illinois

Discover things to do on an Elgin, Illinois, getaway

Category: Group Ideas

A 2 Day Guys Getaway

This Summer it’s time to meet up and hit the road for a trip with the guys. Keep reading to see what the Elgin area has in store for you. After you arrive in town the first thing you’ll want to do is check into where you’ll be staying. There is a number of lodging… Read more »

The Ultimate Illinois Road Trip

Last year the Explore Elgin Area CVB teamed up with 16 other destinations across Illinois. Together we created a comprehensive list of the best attractions, foods and more that can be found while road tripping in Illinois. Look below to see the categories and click on them to learn more! We recommend researching desired locations… Read more »

Illinois Road Trip Round-Up | Best Geocaching Spots

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but now that we’re in Phase 4, we’re ready to enjoy our state safely. Check-in every Tuesday for an Illinois Road Trip Round-Up on themed topics showcasing eighteen destinations across Illinois. This week, we’re touring some of the state’s best Geocaching spots! So pack up the… Read more »

Illinois Road Trip Round-Up | Best Instagram Spots

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but now that we’re in Phase 4, we’re ready to enjoy our state safely. Check-in every Tuesday for an Illinois Road Trip Round-Up on themed topics showcasing eighteen destinations across Illinois. This week, we’re touring some of the state’s best Instagram spots! So pack up the… Read more »

Illinois Road Trip Round-Up | Best Ice Cream Spots

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but now that we’re in Phase 4, we’re ready to enjoy our state safely. Check-in every Tuesday for an Illinois Road Trip Round-Up on themed topics showcasing eighteen destinations across Illinois. This week, we’re touring some of the state’s best ice cream spots! So pack up… Read more »

Kayaking the Fox River Water Trails

Summer is here, and it’s a great time to try new things. If you haven’t, kayaking is a great way to enjoy the outdoors with friends or family. People who love kayaking find it to be relaxing, comforting and entertaining. Here you’ll find where to rent a boat, parts of the river rated for difficulty,… Read more »

Route 20 Road Trip Weekend Getaway

Plan a Road Trip on America’s Longest Road! About Route 20 Did you know that US Rt 20 is the longest road in the US? Spanning 3,365 miles, Rt 20 stretches from the Pacific Northwest all the way to Boston, Massachusetts.  It nearly runs parallel to that of I-90 which in turn is the longest… Read more »

Route 20 Road Trip Getaway | Day 2 – Downtown Elgin

Plan a Road Trip on America’s Longest Road! About Route 20 Did you know that US Rt 20 is the longest road in the US? Spanning 3,365 miles, Rt 20 stretches from the Pacific Northwest all the way to Boston, Massachusetts.  It nearly runs parallel to that of I-90 which in turn is the longest… Read more »

Route 20 Road Trip Getaway | Day 1 – Elgin

Plan a Road Trip on America’s Longest Road! About Route 20 Did you know that US Rt 20 is the longest road in the US? Spanning 3,365 miles, Rt 20 stretches from the Pacific Northwest all the way to Boston, Massachusetts.  It nearly runs parallel to that of I-90 which in turn is the longest… Read more »

Brew Tours – Ride, Drink, Discover.

Vorlauf Brew Tours Beer was meant to be shared – raised high in the air for valiant toasts when in the midst of good company. Vorlauf Brew Tours was dreamt by a father and a son that embrace the true joy that good beer can bring to any table. Greg and Stephen James started Vorlauf… Read more »