Things To Do in Illinois: Elmhurst

Leigh Kunkel
| October 25, 2023 | 1 Minute Read
Exterior of the McCormick House at Elmhurst Art Museum Kendall McCaugherty © Hall+Merrick Photographers

Here’s a guide of what to do, where to eat and where to stay in Elmhurst.

Do & See

Elmhurst Art Museum 

Stop by this museum that hosts rotating exhibitions as well as permanent attractions like the McCormick House, a midcentury home designed by Mies van der Rohe. 

Elmhurst History Museum 

This regional history museum has been teaching visitors about the history and heritage of the area since 1957. 

Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra 

Music lovers should make it a point to see a performance by the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra. Under Stephen Alltop, music director and conductor, the group performs everything from classical selections by composers like Mozart to contemporary pop music.

Eat & Stay 

Courtyard by Marriott Chicago Elmhurst/Oakbrook Area

Conveniently located near downtown Elmhurst, this AAA Three Diamond hotel is perfect for guests who want somewhere peaceful to retreat to at the end of the day. The recently renovated rooms are stylish, and the huge indoor pool can’t be beat. 

Customers mingle inside Brewpoint Coffee Francesco Bondi

Brewpoint Coffee 

A stylish café that focuses on sustainability, Brewpoint serves up creative drinks by day (latte with smoky maple syrup, anyone?) and hosts community events in the evenings. 

Gia Mia

Freshness is the key to all the dishes at Gia Mia, a Neapolitan-style pizzeria that also serves up small plates, fresh pasta and hand-pulled mozzarella. 

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