Situated between Wheaton and Lombard, the sleepy village of Glen Ellyn, Illinois, boasts a rich history, starting in 1834 with the first resident to the area, Deacon Winslow Churchill. Over 180 years later, residents and visitors alike are still falling in love with this DuPage County village. Rest your travel-weary bones at one of the Glen Ellyn hotels before facing the adventure that awaits you.
Out and About in Glen Ellyn
If you're a history buff, you'll want to look into the Glen Ellyn car rentals available and then head on over to Cantigny Park, just west of Wheaton. This incredible 500-acre estate is home to 29 acres of beautiful gardens and two museums—the First Division Museum and the McCormick Museum. As if this isn't enough to fill your day with delights, you can also play a round of golf on the 27-hole championship golf course. If you'd prefer to stick closer to Glen Ellyn, the village offers shopping, with everything from fair-trade goods to high-end clothing. Head into the city and take advantage of the many hotel deals in Chicago for a night before heading back home.
Eating and Drinking
Clustered near Main Street and Crescent Boulevard is a nice variety of restaurants for just about every palate and budget. From no-frills Chinese food to more exotic French fare, you are sure to find a great place to sate your appetite. After a long day of sightseeing, you'll be hungry before returning to one of the hotels near Glen Ellyn. Just want a nice glass of wine? That's possible, too, in this lovely little village that time seems to have forgotten. If you're looking for cheap hotels in Glen Ellyn, look no further than Travelocity. We search over 400 airlines and more than 510,000 hotels worldwide to find the best deals for your trip.