Families will find kid-friendly activities in Elgin, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its bars. A top sight in the area is Chicago Premium Outlets.
- You'll find 1200 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Chicago
- The closest major airport is in Chicago, IL (DPA-Dupage), 10.1 mi (16.3 km) from the city center
- The next closest is in Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), 21 mi (33.8 km) away
Sightseeing and Staying in Elgin
A couple of favorite places to visit are Hemmens Cultural Center and Grand Victoria Casino. Additionally, you'll find Chicago Premium Outlets in the area.
As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 8 hotels and other lodging accommodations to pick from in Elgin. These are top ones based on our user reviews:
- Holiday Inn Chicago Northwest-Elgin - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to 2 restaurants and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its proximity to shopping and clean, comfortable rooms.
- Comfort Suites Elgin - Our customers like the overall value and WiFi at this hotel. This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi.
- Candlewood Suites Elgin - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free parking and a 24-hour fitness center, along with an in-room kitchen. Expedia customers like its quiet location and helpful staff.
Getting Around Elgin
If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Elgin Station, Elgin Big Timber Road Station, or Elgin National Street Station. Elgin might not have many public transit choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.
Dressing for Elgin
- Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 53°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 16°F
- From April to June, the average is 84°F during the day and 34°F at night
- July through September sees average temperatures of 85°F during the day and 48°F at night
- In October-December, you can expect 68°F as the daytime average and 17°F as the nighttime average
- About 36.89 inches of rain falls on Elgin each year
- July and June are usually the hottest months averaging 83°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 19°F