Explore the fun things to do in Elk Grove Village and the Northwest suburbs

The Country Inn & Suites places you close to all of the exciting things to do in Greater Chicago suburbs like Elk Grove Village and Schaumburg. Looking for fun attractions close to the hotel? You can take the kids to see the exotic animals at Brookfield Zoo or cheer on the Chicago Wolves at Allstate Arena. After you wrap up your on-site meeting, you can make the short drive into downtown Chicago to explore must-see spots like Grant Park, Shedd Aquarium, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Allstate Arena

7.33 mi / 11.79 km from the hotel
Ready to see a bull-riding competition, a hockey game, or a concert? Get your tickets to the next big event at this mammoth arena, which is home to the AHL’s Chicago Wolves.

Arlington International Racecourse

6.7 mi / 10.78 km from the hotel
Enjoy live racing and great entertainment at this historical horse-racing track, which first opened in 1927. Check out the Superfecta Grill at lunchtime for specialty burgers and sandwiches.

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

5.48 mi / 8.82 km from the hotel
Enter the castle to experience epic battles between jousting knights on horseback and to watch the flight of the majestic royal falcon. This spectacular show also offers a feast fit for a king.

Brookfield Zoo

14.93 mi / 24.03 km from the hotel
Set in a leafy 216-acre park, this acclaimed zoo is home to more than 2,000 animals, including bison, African lions, and two-toed sloths. Register for a Rainforest Aviary Feeding Adventure or Penguin Encounter for interactive fun.

Chicagoland Speedway

35.87 mi / 57.73 km from the hotel
Feel the excitement of a NASCAR race or an NHRA drag competition at this world-famous speedway. You can get behind the wheel yourself when you book one of the on-track driving experiences.

Goebbert's Farm & Garden Center

8.78 mi / 14.12 km from the hotel
Find year-round fun for the whole family at Goebbert's Farm. Stroll through a wide variety of plants in the garden center in the spring, enjoy fresh produce in the summer, and pick pumpkins in the fall.

Grand Victoria Casino Elgin

13.09 mi / 21.07 km from the hotel
Try your luck at one of the 700-plus slot machines or at a table game like roulette, blackjack, or Texas Hold’em. Covering nearly 30,000 square feet, this riverboat casino is also home to live entertainment and multiple dining options.

Grant Park

22.45 mi / 36.13 km from the hotel
Known as “Chicago’s Front Yard,” Grant Park is home to the famed Art Institute of Chicago, The Field Museum, Millennium Park, and Buckingham Fountain. The park also hosts Lollapalooza, one of the largest music festivals in the nation, each summer.

Historic Downtown Long Grove

12.86 mi / 20.7 km from the hotel
Browse the eclectic boutiques and artsy shops that line the streets of Long Grove, or stop by restaurants like The Village Tavern for a bite to eat. Be sure to check out the seasonal festivals in this charming village.

Legoland Discovery Center Chicago

3.19 mi / 5.13 km from the hotel
At this attraction, Lego maniacs young and old can take a ride on Kingdom Quest to rescue the captured princess, visit the 4D cinema, and admire the amazing Miniland built with more than 1.5 million bricks.

Lynfred Winery

2.67 mi / 4.3 km from the hotel
Sip sangria or savor a local wine produced by this family-owned facility, which has been serving wine for more than 40 years.


4.39 mi / 7.06 km from the hotel
Peruse modern furniture and come home with a new ready-to-assemble piece for your space. While you’re there, be sure to stop by the food court for some Swedish meatballs or a cinnamon bun.