Glen Ellyn, Illinois Attractions and Things To Do
There is no shortage of fun things to do in the beautiful surroundings of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. The hotel is just 25 miles west of downtown Chicago. Discover quality minor league baseball action by checking out a Kane County Cougars game. Thrill to a bicycle ride along the picturesque Illinois Prairie Path. Stroll along the sculpted gardens of Morton Arboretum. Many options are available and we’ve listed several more of them below to give you a feel of our unique neighborhood.
Kane County Cougars.
Come be a part of the excitement of minor league baseball by checking out the Oakland Athletics’ Class A Affiliate Kane County Cougars. Enjoy a spirited night of hustling baseball and inventive promotions at Elfstrom Stadium in nearby Geneva, IL. For directions, tickets and other information, visit http://www.kccougars.com/
Illinois Prairie Path.
Looking for adventuresome bicycling routes during your travels? Crowne Plaza Lombard Downers Grove
is a short distance from Illinois Prairie Path, one of the first bike paths converted from an old rail line. For more information, please visit http://www.trails.com/tcatalog_trail.asp?trailid=BGM049-016. [Top]
From paths to sculpted gardens to summer outdoor gardens, Morton Arboretum is a breathtaking outdoor retreat for nature lovers of all stripes. For more information regarding the events at Morton Arboretum, visit http://www.mortonarb.org/.
Located on the Cantigny Estate in Wheaton, IL, Cantigny Park is a lavish estate museum and park chronicling the McCormick family and their journey to establish the Chicago Tribune. For more information regarding the historical and military museums that reside on the grounds of Cantigny Park, visit http://www.cantigny.org. [Top]
Kane County Flea Market.
For dedicated shoppers who thrive on scouting for antiques and panning for treasures, Kane County Flea Market is your pristine, hard-to-find, 17th century English cup of tea. For the latest information on updated events, visit http://www.kanecountyfleamarket.com/
Drury Lane Theater.
The Drury Lane Theater in nearby Oakbrook Terrace presents popular musicals and classic plays that delight audiences of all ages. For information regarding upcoming shows, visit http://www.drurylaneoakbrook.com/live_theatre/schedule.shtml. [Top]
Oakbrook Polo Club.
Situated in the ultimate scenic setting, the Oak Brook Polo Club provides an entertaining afternoon of action for both polo enthusiasts and newcomers. For information about upcoming matches, visit http://www.oak-brook.org/polo/.
Cantigny First Division Museum.
Located in Cantigny Park, Cantigny First Division War Museum in Wheaton, IL is a testament to the 1st Infantry Division of the United States Army. Established in 1917, the 1st Infantry Division is the only division to see action in every war since World War I. For more information, visit http://www.firstdivisionmuseum.org/. [Top]
Seven Bridges Golf Club.
Seven Bridges Golf Club in Woodbridge, IL is home to challenging courses, practice facilities and exquisite dining options. For information, tee times and upcoming outings at Seven Bridges Golf Club, visit http://sevenbridges.com/.
Odeum Sports & Expo Center.
Odeum Sports & Expo Center in nearby Villa Park, IL is an exquisite, 130,000-square-foot conference facility near O’Hare International Airport that hosts several of Chicagoland’s conferences, trade shows and exhibits. For more information, visit http://www.odeumexpo.com/. [Top]