With miles of trails, fishing ponds, wide access to retail shopping and dozens of community events, there's always something to do in South Elgin. If your interests are a bit more regional, here are links to a variety of things to do, places to explore and adventures to experience:

Panton Mill Park - the Village of South Elgin's new, festival-style park offers summer concerts, movies in the park, cruise nights, splash pad and more
Explore Elgin Area - an excellent resource of arts, entertainment and events throughout the region. And check out their Visitor's Guide!
Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce - a great resource of local businesses and retailers in South Elgin and beyond
Fox River National Water Trail - the National Park Service designated the Fox River as a National Water Way. Take a look at all of the options to explore via trail, kayak and more!
Forest Preserve District of Kane County - check out all of the county parks, activities, classes and nature hikes in our area!
Fox River Trail - 44 miles of meandering multi-purpose trail along the Fox River. An absolute gem!
Illinois Prairie Path - take a side trip off the Fox River Trail and wind another 60 miles from Elgin to Elmhurst to Aurora and back!
Kane County Events - discover a variety of options throughout the area
Hemmens Cultural Center - plays, musicals, concerts, film festivals and more! 
Arcada Theatre - live concerts; 1920s vibe