Located in Northern Illinois, Schaumburg is a village located 30 miles from Chicago. There are 75,836 people residing in the area. The world headquarters of Motorola are located in the city, and one of two IKEA stores located in the state of Illinois. The area was incorporated into a city on March 7, 1956, but the history of the city dates back much farther than that, when the area was inhibited by several native American tribes. Schaumburg was originally called Sarah's Grove. Visitors to the city can get around using Metra's Milwaukee District/West Commuter Line. The rail serves the greater Schaumburg area, including Chicago. One STAR line is also available to transport around the city. Another great choice is a car rental, if you're looking for more flexible transportation.
Improv in the City
If you are looking to catch a great show, the Chicago Improv is the place to go. Different acts take to the Improv's stage each night, offering a barrel of laughs for all. Prices vary according to the comedian and night of the show. The Improv is located at 5 Woodfield Rd in Schaumburg.
Schaumburg Golf Course
Schaumburg Golf Course offers a 9-hole championship course situated on well-kept greens. It is perfect for beginners and families. A larger golf course is also located on the property for those new to the game. Visit the golf course at 401 N Roselle Rd.
Atcher Island Water Park
A day of great fun for the entire family is waiting at the Atcher Island Water Park. Here guests can enjoy a tropical island filled with a children's spray ground, water slides, water pools, a drop pool, and many other fun in the sun water activities suitable for all ages. The water park is located at 730 S. Springinsguth Rd.
Another fun adventure for all is the one and only LEGOLand. LEGOLand offers an amazing display of great LEGO creations, and offers visitors the chance to create their own masterpieces. There's also plenty of great rides to enjoy as well. The LEGOLand fun awaits you at 601 N. Martingale Road.
Woodfield Mall is located in Schaumburg, and it is the second largest mall in America. Stores inside the mall include Macy's, Lord and Taylor's, Sears, and many more. There are more than 300 stores, shops, and restaurants inside of the mall. Get your shopping on at Route 53 and Golf Road.