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15 Fun Summer Ideas that Don’t Involve a Crowd

2020 has been a lot to handle to say the least. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have a good time! There are plenty of activities you can do while being safe. Check out our ranked list of fun activities to fill your Summer.   1. Take a Road Trip We’ve been teaming up with…


Top 5 Places for a Frozen Treat

We asked and you screamed for ice cream! We sent out a poll to our social audience asking “Where’s the best place to get a frozen treat in the Elgin area”. Shortly after our poll went live the votes started to roll in; who doesn’t love ice cream? We received over 500 votes over the…


Illinois Road Trip Round-Up | Best Golf Courses

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but as we hit the unofficial start of summer, 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 top golf courses! So pack…


Explore Elgin – Bird Watching Bingo

The sun has arrived! And with it has come leaves, flowers and birds! Our communities have seen an increase in residents spending more time outside. Whether that be our Fox River Bike Trail or other great outdoor trails, or just stepping outside your front door for a light walk- the improved weather has many folks…


Quarantine Playlist

As we near the end of May, the stresses of quarantine may be melting away. Especially now that the weather has been pleasant and spending time outdoors is much more enjoyable. However, some may still be feeling the stress. Well we decided to join forces with Rediscover Records, a record store located in Downtown Elgin,…


14 Day Yoga Challenge

In light of mental health awareness week, we have teamed up with Danielle, an incredible yoga instructor to bring you a 14 day yoga challenge! Through our 14 day challenge, you’ll be guided through strength building, flexibility building and restorative sessions. Our aim is to challenge you by encouraging to do a yoga session every…


Activities and Games!

Feeling bored? You’re in the right place! Since quarantine started back in March, we have been creating unique and fun puzzles. Now we’ve put them all here in one place, and made them easy to download. Also, puzzles aren’t just for kids- there are many benefits for adults who spend time solving puzzles and mind…


Fun Family Activities in Your Own Backyard

There is one good thing that has come out of our current situation. And that’s the increase in time that we’ve been able to spend at home with our loved ones. But as we begin the month of May, we understand that you can only play Monopoly and watch movies so many times before it…


A Date Night at Home

Feeling ready to mix up your nightly routine? Need a change of pace or fun quality time? Quarantine doesn’t have to be bland and monotonous, so we’re taking date night to a new level and bringing it to your home. If you live in the Elgin area, you have access to businesses providing all kinds…


Where to golf in the Elgin area!

We’re Ready For You! The Elgin area’s 8 golf courses are re-opened May 1st under strict safety guidelines provided under the State of Illinois’ new Executive Order. Tee times and bookings are available on the respective golf course sites. Elgin area courses will be implementing operational plans consistent with the Illinois Department of Commerce &…

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