Located about 35 miles northeast of Chicago, Elgin combines big-city excitement with quiet suburban space. Elgin is actually a fairly large city in its own right, with a population exceeding 100,000. As a result, it offers all of the comforts of a city that size, including plenty of places to stay and eat, along with entertainment and recreation. Car rentals in Elgin are easy to find, providing easy access to Chicago and the surrounding area.
Driving in and around Elgin
With rental cars in Elgin, you gain access to both the city of Elgin and the greater Chicago area. Reaching Elgin via Chicago flights that land at either O'Hare International Airport (ORD) or Midway International Aiport (MDW) is easy. ORD is 25 miles from town and MDW is 43, and both make it easy to arrange a vehicle. From Elgin, you can easily explore Chicago, one of America's greatest cities. For sports fans, Chicago boasts Wrigley Field, home of the MLB's Cubs, and Soldier Field, home of the NFL's Bears. The Cubs play from April through September, and the Bears play from September through December, so if you're in town during those times, you might be able to catch a game. Sites like the Willis Tower, which boasts excellent views of Lake Michigan, and Shedd Aquarium, which is regarded as one of the best aquariums in the world, provide fantastic entertainment. If you're itching to see more, head to Evanston, a town poised on the shores of Lake Michigan. Here you can tour famous Northwestern University and check out the Grosse Point Lighthouse.
Are you ready for an epic vacation? Elgin car rentals are ideal for traversing the region. Take advantage of special offers for Elgin from Travelocity. For instance, you can combine your flight with any one of the hotels in Elgin, and save up to $537. That's a good deal of dinero.