Stay near the Fun of Grand Victoria Casino
Exciting entertainment and fine dining await you at prime locations like Grand Victoria Casino, less than six miles from the Country Inn & Suites, Elgin. Roam through downtown Chicago’s iconic landmarks, an hour’s drive southeast from the hotel. Closer by, take a step back into the era of castles and knights at Medieval Times, or explore the Illinois wilderness of long ago at the Elgin Public Museum. You can end your day with a live dance or theater performance at Hemmens Cultural Center, less than five miles from the hotel.
Things to do in Elgin include the following:
- Club Fusion (12 miles)
Located a fifteen-minute drive northwest of the hotel, Club Fusion’s Marengo location is a top-notch volleyball club training championship teams and hosting outstanding events.
Phone: +1 (815) 572-6762
- Downtown Chicago (40 miles)
One of America’s most iconic cities lies an hour’s drive from the hotel. Explore the Art Institute of Chicago, catch a game at Wrigley Field or see the city’s sites from the top of the Ferris wheel at Navy Pier.
- Elgin Public Museum (6.9 miles)
Assuage your curiosity with the natural history and anthropology exhibits housed in this 100-year-old Neo-Classical building, the oldest museum building in Illinois. Collections include Native American artifacts and an amazing display of fossils.
Phone: +1 (847) 741-6655
- Elgin Sports Complex (7 miles)
With 10 softball fields, 10 soccer fields, two sand volleyball courts and a BMX track, the Elgin Sports Complex is the place to play.
Phone: +1 (847) 531-7009
- Fox River Trolley Museum (8.8 miles)
All aboard the antique trolley for a trip along the banks of the Fox River to learn about the role electric trolleys played in America’s past. This museum’s special events include exciting reenactments of historical battles.
Phone: +1 (847) 697-4676
- Grand Victoria Casino (5.5 miles)
Try your luck at some of the 1,000-plus games machines or at a table game like roulette, blackjack or Texas Hold’em. The nearly 30,000 square foot riverboat casino is also home to live entertainment and four dining options.
Phone: +1 (847) 468-7000
- Hemmens Cultural Center (4.9 miles)
Summer theater, film festivals, dance troupes and musical shows all take the stage at the Hemmens. Home of the award-winning Elgin Symphony Orchestra and host to performances from renowned musicians and speakers, the Hemmens is Elgin’s artistic center.
Phone: +1 (847) 931-5900
- Huntley Outlet Center (6.9 miles)
Nearly 40 brand-name stores including Aeropostale, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Eddie Bauer Outlet and Rockport are nestled in this outlet center, located nearby on I-90.
Phone: +1 (847) 669-9100
- Leafs Ice Centre (5 miles)
Watch figure skating and hockey tournaments, or try out the ice rink yourself. Leafs boasts three NHL-size rinks and a bar and grill.
Phone: +1 (847) 844-8700
- Medieval Times (20 miles)
Enter the castle to experience epic battles by jousting knights on horseback and to watch the flight of the majestic royal falcon. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime show complete with a feast fit for a king.
Phone: +1 (847) 882-1496
- Top Flight Volleyball (2.6 miles)
Located less than three miles from our hotel, this Junior Olympic Volleyball Club offers volleyball camps, tournaments and leagues for boys and girls, teens and adults.
Phone: +1 (630) 606-1342
- Villa Olivia Ski & Golf Resort (10.5 miles)
Downhill skiing, snowboarding and tubing make winter fun at Villa Olivia. During fair weather, the public golf course is open to those who want to enjoy a few rounds of golf.
Phone: +1 (630) 289-1000
- Woodfield Mall (18 miles)
Browse through some of this sizeable mall’s 300 stores and restaurants, including Nordstrom, Ann Taylor, The Cheesecake Factory, 3D Innovation and Rainforest Cafe.
Phone: +1 (847) 330-0220