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SchaumburgUnited States of America

A dynamic village and suburb of Chicago with shopping centers, comedy clubs and a restaurant where you can watch medieval jousts. 

Located northwest of Chicago’s downtown in the golden corridor of Illinois, this suburb is a welcome break from the traffic of the big city. Take some time off and pamper yourself with shopping, body spas and gaming arcades. Rent a car to get around with ease.

First time visitors will not want to miss the enormous Woodfield Mall, a “super” shopping mall that attracts nearly 30 million visitors a year. Spend a few hours in this world of designer stores, restaurants, food courts and entertainment. Visit the PIX 5-D cinema, a 5-dimensional movie theater where you can feel the movements of the film. Movies change monthly, so check the website for details.

Kids will love the LEGOLAND® discovery center. See LEGO® replicas of the Chicago skyline, life-sized LEGO® jungle animals and build and test your own LEGO® racer. In north Schaumburg, let children roam through Jump!Zone, an indoor jumping castle complex. Explore the nearby FireZone that has firefighting themed activities for children and authentic fire trucks.

Head to the Spring Valley nature sanctuary to take a calming stroll through more than 130 acres (52.6 hectares) of reclaimed prairie-land in the middle of suburbia. The nature center here provides maps, activities, and snowshoes for the winter snow. Treat yourself to a relaxing spa or stone massage at one of the day spas in Schaumburg.

Discover the area’s art heritage at the Trickster Art Gallery, which exhibits Native American works. Take a stroll through the Chicago Athenaeum Sculpture Park to see spectacular pieces from around the world. The outdoor museum features sculptures displayed amongst 20 acres (8 hectares) of forest, prairie and meadows.

In the evenings have dinner and a laugh over stand-up comedy at Chicago Improv or the Laugh Out Loud comedy club. Dine at Medieval Times, a combined restaurant and theater where performers joust and act out stories from the age of knights and kings. Whatever you choose to do, there’s something for the whole family in this exciting village 30 miles (48 kilometers) from downtown Chicago.

Top Hotels in Schaumburg

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hyatt Place Chicago/ Schaumburg
Hyatt Place Chicago/ Schaumburg
3 out of 5
1851 McConnor Parkway, Schaumburg, IL
The price is $76 per night

Located in the heart of Schaumburg, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ned Brown Forest Preserve, Woodfield Mall, and Schaumburg Convention Center. Legoland ...

4.1/5Very Good! (966 reviews)

"Loved everything about this hotel. I will definitely return."…"

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

Hyatt Place Chicago/ Schaumburg
Wingate by Wyndham Schaumburg / Convention Center
Wingate by Wyndham Schaumburg / Convention Center
3 out of 5
50 Remington Rd, Remington Road & Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL
The price is $65 per night

Situated in the business district, this hotel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Schaumburg Medieval Times and within 3 mi (5 km) of Woodfield Mall and Harper College. ...

4.3/5Excellent! (959 reviews)

"Excellent!! So much nicer than we every expected for $75!!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Wingate by Wyndham Schaumburg / Convention Center
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Chicago Schaumburg/Woodfield
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Chicago Schaumburg/Woodfield
3 out of 5
1550 Mcconnor Pkwy, Schaumburg, IL
The price is $85 per night

Situated in the suburbs, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ned Brown Forest Preserve, Schaumburg Convention Center, and Woodfield Mall. Legoland Discovery ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (977 reviews)

"Very nice, excellent customer service. Good location."…"

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Chicago Schaumburg/Woodfield

Popular places to visit in Schaumburg

Woodfield Mall
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Woodfield Mall

4.5/5(601 reviews)

Browse through over 300 stores, restaurants and specialty shops at Schaumburg’s expansive shopping mall, one of the largest in the United States.

Legoland Discovery Center
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Legoland Discovery Center

4/5(43 reviews)

See iconic Chicago landmarks made from over a million LEGO® pieces, watch a movie and learn how the bricks are made in the LEGO® factory.

Schaumburg Medieval Times
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Schaumburg Medieval Times

4.5/5(26 reviews)

Enjoy a trip to Schaumburg Medieval Times, a well-known attraction in Schaumburg. Attend a sporting event or simply enjoy the top-notch restaurants while you're in the area.

Brookfield Zoo
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Brookfield Zoo

4.5/5(289 reviews)

Visit an African savannah, the Australian Outback and the depths of the ocean — all in a single afternoon.

Northwestern University
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Northwestern University

4.5/5(1,211 reviews)

You don’t have to be a student to appreciate the attractions and ambiance of this celebrated university on the banks of Lake Michigan.

Morton Arboretum
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Morton Arboretum

4.5/5(30 reviews)

Leave the skyscrapers of Chicago behind by escaping inland to tranquil gardens that feature model railroads, a vast array of trees and peaceful ponds.

Top things to do in Schaumburg

Chicago Helicopter Pilot Intro Flight
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Chicago Helicopter Pilot Intro Flight

$179
Per adult
Chicago Helicopter Skyline Tour (For 3)
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Chicago Helicopter Skyline Tour (For 3)

$549
Per adult
30 Minute Northwest Chicago Helicopter Excursion
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30 Minute Northwest Chicago Helicopter Excursion

$499
Per adult
Niagara Falls Day Trip from Chicago by Air with Maid of the Mist Boat Ride
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Niagara Falls Day Trip from Chicago by Air with Maid of the Mist Boat Ride

$649
Per adult
Day Trip from Chicago to New York by Air with Lunch
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Day Trip from Chicago to New York by Air with Lunch

$599
Per adult
Private SUV transportation
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Private SUV transportation

$138
Per adult

Reviews of Schaumburg

4.3

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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5 - Excellent 47.50733137829912%
4 - Good
573
4 - Good 42.00879765395894%
3 - Okay
118
3 - Okay 8.651026392961876%
2 - Disappointing
14
2 - Disappointing 1.0263929618768328%
1 - Terrible
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1 - Terrible 0.8064516129032258%

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jun 2, 2020

Schaumburg is a city with lots of shopping and lots of dining. It has close access to public transportation in order to get down town to Chicago. It is also very close to O’Hare airport.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

May 20, 2020

I love traveling to Schaumburg IL, it’s always a great experience.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

May 11, 2020

Very pleasant stay. Lots of food options

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

May 6, 2020

Being a Marriot I expected it to be better than it was. I’ve stayed in Fairfield Inns that have better quality and service. Not too terrible though.

1/5 - Terrible

Verified traveler

May 1, 2020

Greg should be promoted to manager. Jim should be reevaluated for the position considering he wasn't able to function in the capacity a manager should. His gross negligence of the basic common rules of social skills are non existant.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Mar 23, 2020

It's a mall city, basically, but very convenient for our families and for shopping.

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