A Local's Guide to Kane County, IL

Are you ready for a change? Are you looking for a place that provides you and your family with a better quality of life? How about Kane County, IL?

Don't know anything about the area? We've got you covered! 

Here are some of the top local attractions and events you will be able to enjoy as a resident of Kane County. 


Local Attractions in Kane County

Attractions in Kane County IL

Red Oak Nature Center in Batavia, IL 

Connect with nature at the Red Oak Nature Center, the Fox Valley's premier facility for nature and conservation education. You will enjoy the hands-on indoor activities, adventure camps, animal exhibits, and over 40 acres of trails with stunning views of the Fox River. 

Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin, IL 

Get lucky at the Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin! This riverboat casino offers 1,100 video poker and slot machines as well as 36 game tables. Along with the casino games, you'll enjoy the wide variety of dining options including Buckinghams, Indulge Buffet, Crave Deli, and the Prime Burger Bar.

Sycamore Speedway in Maple Park, IL

Since 1960, folks from around Illinois have been coming out to the Sycamore Speedway to watch stock-car racing & demolition derbies on their clay track. If you enjoy watching racing, you will love Sycamore Speedway.

Escapade 360 in Elgin, IL

Experience the thrill of escape rooms at Escapade 360. There are four different escape room adventures to enjoy. And this is just one of the many escape room options in Kane County. There are a lot of them! Why not try them all?

Kane County Flea Market in St. Charles, IL

Known as the "Best in the Mid-West or Anywhere", the Kane County Flea Market offers a variety of unique antiques, collectibles, and other trash to treasure finds. If you love a good vintage find, you'll enjoy this flea market. 


Popular Kane County Attractions for Kids

Attractions for Kids in Kane County IL

Phillips Park Zoo in Aurora, IL

You and your kids will love this incredible zoo with 41 different types of animals. Not only is this zoo free, but it has been voted one of the "Best Places to Take Your Kids". Make sure to add Phillips Park Zoo to your list to visit. 

Lord's Park in Elgin, IL

This recreation area includes a park, playgrounds, recreation center, museum, zoo, water park, aquatic center, playing fields, picnicking, and more.

Mastodon Island in Aurora, IL

This interactive outdoor exhibit is located within Phillips Park. The island can be reached by walking over a pedestrian bridge. The park is also home to a recreation area, playground, sand volleyball courts, and horseshoe pits. There are also life-sized mastodon footprints, and a maze created from replicas of mastodon tusks, just to name a few.

Blackberry Farm in Aurora, IL

The Blackberry Farm allows you to take a step back in time where life as a pioneer has been re-created. Your kids will love the educational demonstrations, interactive events, and loads of fun things to do. Train rides, hayrides, pedal tractors, paddle boats, a carousel, and even pony rides are all included in the admission.


Kane County Annual Events

Events in Kane County IL

Kane County offers a multitude of activities and events you will enjoy every year. They have the ever-popular Kane County Fair, 58th Annual Lincoln State Cat Club, Fox Valley Antiques Show, Downtown Palatine Street Fest, Elburn Days Festival, Fox Valley Folk Music & Storytelling Festival, Maple Park Fun Fest, and the Harry Potter Festival. There are truly too many to list!


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These are just a few of the fun and exciting attractions and events in the Kane County area. If you are thinking about moving here, you've made the right choice. You and your family will have endless things to do and your quality of life will get better and better with every passing day. If you're thinking about buying and remodeling a home in Kane County, we can help! Contact Us today so we can discuss your project!


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