Area Attractions


Fermilab – This physics laboratory houses the world’s most powerful particle accelerator and is open for group tours by appointment, a unique and interesting addition to the variety of things to do in Chicago.

Shopping & Antiques – Historic downtown St. Charles, IL offers many antique shops, galleries and specialty boutiques. Also nearby are the Chicago Premium Outlets, the Charlestowne Mall and Geneva Commons. You may also want to check out the Kane County Flea Market.


Live Theater – The Fox Valley Repertory is located at Pheasant Run Resort.

Museums – Museums nearby include the Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden, Cantigny Gardens and Museum and the St. Charles History Museum.

Movies – Charlestowne 18 (Classic Cinema) 3740 East Main Street, St. Charles, IL 60174 (phone – 630-587-3300)

Riverboat Gambling – The Hollywood Casino and Grand Victoria Casino offer riverboat gambling on the Fox River.

Zanies Comedy Club – On-site at the Pheasant Run Resort is the Zanies Comedy Club. Check at the front desk for more information.

Out-Door Activities:

Fox River Trail – 32 miles of biking, hiking and cross-country skiing along the scenic Fox River.

Paddlewheel Riverboat Cruises/Canoe Rentals – Available at Pottawatomie Park next to the Fox River.

Morton Arboretum – Over 1,700 acres of beautiful gardens.

Kane County Cougars – The Kane County Cougars are a minor league baseball team now affiliated with the Chicago Cubs. They play their home games in Geneva, IL.

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