upcoming events
Terror on the Railroad
10/24/14- 10/25/14
In its eighth year of fear, Terror on the Railroad returns bigger than ever. This year, THREE haunts » Read On
Trick or Treat Trolley
10/25/14- 10/26/14
Treats for Kids in costume. » 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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