If you're from the Schaumburg or Saint Charles area and are looking for some fun ideas to get out of the house this weekend, make a short drive for some exciting things to do in Elgin, IL. Whether you're looking to grab a bite to eat, do some shopping, or check out some local history, our Elgin dealership is here with a list of the best things to do in Elgin, IL!

Downtown Elgin 

Downtown Elgin is home to many of Elgin's popular local businesses, restaurants, and entertainment. Try local eateries like Dog Paw's Brewing and Buckingham's Steakhouse, or indulge in decadent treats at Delish Cakes. You can also take a walk or bike ride along the Fox River, and mark your calendars every week for the Elgin Farmers Market, where you can find plenty of locally-sourced fresh produce and crafts. 

Fox River Trolley Museum

Fox River Trolley Museum highlights Elgin's transportation history and allows visitors to take a ride on an old-fashioned trolley. Discover how trollies transported residents all throughout the area, and learn about the rise of railroads. Consult our Fox River Trolley Museum guide for tips on how to make the most of your visit. Be sure to check their website for fun upcoming events that the whole family can enjoy!

Grand Victoria Casino

Grand Victoria Casino is where can place your bets and win big. This massive casino has a wide variety of slot machines to play, as well as many tables for blackjack and poker. They also host various shows throughout the year, where you can catch exciting live musical acts and performers, or even show off your vintage ride at their car shows. 

Lords Park

Lords Park is home to a wide variety of options to fill your day. Learn about local history and pay a visit to the Elgin Public Museum or the historic Lords Park Pavilion, or see the wildlife at the Lords Park Zoo. Visitors can also take advantage of the park's many sports fields, and cool off on a sunny summer day at the Elgin Family Aquatics Center. 

Learn More at Napleton's Elgin Kia

The next time you're searching for some great local places to visit in the area, Napleton's Elgin Kia has you covered. No matter where you're heading next, get there behind the wheel of any of our new or used Kia models for sale. Contact us today if you have any questions or to schedule a test drive near Streamwood!