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Elgin overview

Elgin is a friendly place, distinct for its gardens and live music, and known for its casinos and shops. You'll find extensive beer and bar options. Those seeking the perfect souvenir may want to head over to Chicago Premium Outlets to shop. Local sights like Hemmens Cultural Center and Grand Victoria Casino are worth a visit. A family- and business-friendly area, Elgin also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Elgin

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Elgin has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Elgin with by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Elgin hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Elgin hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Elgin

Fly in to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), 21 mi (33.8 km) from central Elgin. Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 34 mi (54.7 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Elgin Station
  • • Elgin Big Timber Road Station
  • • Elgin National Street Station

What to see around Elgin

Known for its gardens, the area's family-friendly sights include:
  • • Otter Cove Aquatic Park
  • • Kane County Fairgrounds
  • • Schaumburg Medieval Times
  • • The Oasis Water Park
  • • Legoland Discovery Center
The area's local highlights include its live music scene and places like:
  • • Hemmens Cultural Center
  • • Dellora A. Norris Cultural Arts Center
  • • Durant House Museum
  • • Arcada Theater
  • • Steel Beam Theater
It's well known for its flowers and these favourite places for nature lovers:
  • • Buffalo Park Forest Preserve
  • • Baker's Lake Nature Preserve
  • • Island Park
  • • Three Oaks Recreation Area
  • • Crystal Lake Park
Recommended places to see include:
  • • Grand Victoria Casino
  • • The Highlands of Elgin
  • • Sears Center
  • • Villa Olivia Country Club
  • • Arboretum of South Barrington

When to visit Elgin

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal trends to help you plan:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 12°C day, -9°C night
  • April-June: 29°C day, 1°C night
  • July-September: 29°C day, 9°C night
  • October-December: 20°C day, -8°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 155 cm
  • April-June: 267 cm
  • July-September: 300 cm
  • October-December: 217 cm
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