upcoming events
General Impressions of the Civil War
4/23/14- 4/23/14
Author Robert I. Girardi takes a unique look at generals who led the armies of the Civil War and let » Read On
Lawrence Hall Youth Services Therapeutic Day School Open House
4/23/14- 4/23/14
Join us for an Open House celebration of Lawrence Hall's new Therapeutic Day School. There will be » Read On
4/24/14- 4/24/14
FLX creates rhythmic and memorable sessions with feeling. Widely regarded as one of Chicagos most o » Read On
LIVE: Cavern Beat
4/25/14- 4/25/14
Beatles Tribute Band! Performing the music of The Beatles true to their records, every performance » Read On
LIVE: The Moods
4/26/14- 4/26/14
Motown Favorites from Chi-town's Most Popular Band! http://www.the-moods.com/ » Read On

welcome to chicagoland's
   northern fox river valley

Welcome to Chicagoland's Northern Fox River Valley! The Elgin Area is rich with exciting and memorable experiences. Enjoy the picturesque Fox River along the 36 miles of trails we have to offer; browse our antique shops and unique shopping venues; tour our amazing historical and cultural attractions; indulge in an array of dining experiences that will leave you craving more or simply relax in one of our affordable hotels or bed and breakfasts.

We are conveniently located only 45 minutes from downtown Chicago and 30 minutes from O'Hare International Airport. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, there is something for everyone here in Chicagoland's Northern Fox River Valley. Our communities of Bartlett, Carpentersville, East Dundee, Elgin, Gilberts, Hampshire, Huntley, Lake in the Hills, Marengo, Sleepy Hollow, South Elgin, Union and West Dundee look forward to your visit!

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