Chicago-area Fun Is Just a Short Drive Away
The Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®
, Elk Grove Village/Itasca puts you conveniently near downtown Chicago and the O’Hare International Airport (ORD). Ideally situated for both business travelers and families on vacation, our hotel is a quick drive from top Chicagoland attractions like Grant Park, where you can tour the Shedd Aquarium and the Art Institute of Chicago. Take the kids to Brookfield Zoo to check out exotic animals, or head over to Historic Downtown Long Grove to shop and dine in quaint restaurants. Don’t miss the jousting, feasting and singing at Medieval Times, less than eight miles from our front door. Check out these additional points of interest
- Lynfred Winery (4 miles)
Stop in for a grounds tour, or make a visit to the tasting room to pick up a bottle of locally crafted red or white wine.
Phone: +1 (630) 529-9463
- Grant Park (9 miles)
Better known as “Chicago’s Front Yard,” Grant Park is home to the famed Art Institute of Chicago, The Field Museum, Millennium Park and Buckingham Fountain.
Phone: +1 (312) 742-3918
- Arlington (10.2 miles)
Enjoy live racing and great entertainment at this historic horse-racing track, which first opened in 1927. Check out the newly built Superfecta Grill at lunchtime for specialty burgers and sandwiches.
Phone: +1 (847) 385-7500
- Goebbert’s Farm & Garden Center (10.5 miles)
Find year-round fun for the whole family at Goebbert’s Farm. Stroll through a wide variety of plants in the garden center in the spring, enjoy fresh produce in the summer, and pick pumpkins in the fall.
Phone: +1 (847) 428-6727
- Brookfield Zoo (19.7 miles)
Swing by this 216-acre zoo to see more than 2,000 animals including bison, African lions and two-toed sloths. Visit the giraffe feeding station or the penguin encounter exhibit for interactive fun.
Phone: +1 (708) 688-8000
Sports and Entertainment
- Medieval Times (7.5 miles)
Be transported back to medieval times while you watch knights joust on horseback for fame and glory.
Phone: +1 (866) 543-9637
- Allstate Arena (9.4 miles)
Ready to see the circus, a baseball game or a concert? Check out the upcoming lineup of artists, sports teams and other performers at this mammoth arena.
Phone: +1 (847) 635-6601
- Grand Victoria Casino (14.8 miles)
Have fun and test your luck with slot machines and table games on this steamboat casino.
Phone: +1 (847) 468-7000
- Chicagoland Speedway (45.4 miles)
Experience the excitement of a NASCAR race at this world-famous speedway.
Phone: +1 (888) 629-7223
- IKEA (5.7 miles)
Peruse modern furniture and come home with a new ready-to-assemble piece for your space.
Phone: +1 (847) 969-9700
- Historic Downtown Long Grove (16.2 miles)
Check out the eclectic boutiques and artsy shops that line the streets of Long Grove, or stop by restaurants like The Village Tavern for a bite to eat. Be sure to check out the seasonal festivals in this charming and historic village.
Phone: +1 (847) 634-0888