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Allgauers on the Riverfront
Overlooking a gently-flowing, tree-lined river with scenic views in every season, this award-winning restaurant offers American fare with an eclectic flair. The comfortable yet sophisticated atmosphere is accented with beautiful decor, distinctive artwork, and soaring vaulted ceilings that compliment the exquisite culinary creations of the chef. Noted for the Friday Seafood and Prime Rib Night, the succulent specialties are impeccably presented in a lovely setting. Open Sundays for spectacular Champagne Sunday Brunch featuring over 100 items from fresh seafood to omelet stations and decadent desserts.
The Attic Playhouse strives to showcase a broad spectrum of theatre as an art form by producing classic plays, small musicals, one-acts, improvisational and skit comedies and theatre for young audiences. Special attention is given to producing original scripts and encouraging new talent. At least one production a year is dedicated to these original works.
CITY: Highland Park
Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar
A fun, family friendly restaurant with a full menu that features award-winning traditional wings, boneless wings, chicken tenders, naked tenders, spun in one of 14 signature sauces. From barbeque to blazin, there's a sauce for everyone in the family. The menu also includes burgers wraps, salads, ribs and more. With a multitude of plasmas and big screen tv's it's the perfect place to watch your favorite team.
Contemporary American Cuisine with local flair. Located in the Embassy Suites Chicago/North Shore. Sink your teeth into the "Chi-town" ribs, flat bread pizzas, or Black Angus prime rib dip. If seafood is your preference, try the cedar plank salmon or grilled calamari with champagne oregano white truffle vinaigrette. Come by Cadwell's Grille in Deerfield, IL for a memorable dining experience in a truly relaxing atmosphere.
Chicago Botanic Garden
The Chicago Botanic Garden opened a little more than 40 years ago as a beautiful place to visit, and it has matured into one of the world's great living museums and conservation science centers. Each year, nearly one million people visit the Garden's 26 gardens and four natural areas, uniquely situated on 385 acres of land on and around nine islands. Six miles of shoreline extend along 81 acres of water, including the Great Basin, North Lake, and Skokie River Corridor. The Garden also has a renowned Bonsai Collection.
Chicago Botanic Garden Farmer's Market
First and third Sundays of the month from May until October (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) Gather seasonal produce, flowers, herbs, and other local, sustainable products at this bimonthly Garden event that is held rain or shine. Talk with vendors and sample fresh fare. Visitors may purchase a special market bag from the Garden Shop to carry their purchases home. Free admission; $25 per car (includes tax) .
Chicago Botanic Garden Loop
The Chicago Botanic Garden Loop offers a moderate level of difficulty to those wanting to experience quiet beauty in far north Cook County. The 385-acre garden is home to 2.4 million plants and is one of the most visited gardens in the country. Hiking will take you 4.5 hours and with almost 7 miles of trails, mostly paved you will get to experience both the lagoons and the Botanic Garden.
Chicago Botanic Garden- Weekend Family Classes
Together, adults and children can explore cool things about how plants connect to science, art, history, and culture. Each program includes a variety of hands-on activities and projects, as well as opportunities to bring the Garden home. Programs run from November through April on Saturdays.
Chicago Botanic Gardens Farmers' Market
The Garden welcomes local, sustainable farmers and producers to this public farmers' market on the first and third Sundays of the month from June through October. Admission to the market is free to Garden visitors and will be held rain or shine. Visitors may purchase a special market bag from the Garden Shop to carry their purchases home.
Courtyard By Marriot- Deerfield
Courtyard surrounds travelers with the conveniences that make business and pleasure travel easy. Newly renovated in 2001.
Courtyard By Marriott - Deerfield
Located in the center of an ideal area filled with shopping, restaurants, entertainment and minutes walking from Metra for trips to the city. Close to Gurnee Mills, Six Flags, Ravinia Music Festival, and Chicago Botanic Gardens. This hotel features rooms and suites from 350 sq. ft to 600 sq. ft., with the suites having separate living, dining and outside areas. Enjoy a reasonably priced breakfast buffet in the on-site Courtyard Cafe restaurant. Two meeting rooms totaling 1,574 sq. ft. help bring visions of extraordinary reality to joyous celebrations, small fairytale weddings, and business meetings.
Courtyard by Marriott - Highland Park
Hotel features newly renovated guest rooms and facilities. Rooms feature a comfortable sitting area, large work desks, two phones with data ports, free Internet access, custom comforters, thicker mattresses, fluffier pillows and an ergonomic chair. Enjoy a healthy breakfast buffet with eggs cooked to order at the Courtyard Café or visit 'The Market' for snacks & beverages 24/7. We also offer a 5-mile complimentary shuttle (excluding Ravinia Festival). The two meeting rooms totaling 1,274 sq. ft. help bring visions of extraordinary reality to joyous celebrations, small fairytale weddings, and business meetings.
CITY: Highland Park
Crowne Plaza Chicago-Northbrook
Conveniently located near popular area attractions like the Botanic Gardens, Allstate Concert Arena, Illinois Holocaust Museum and Woodfield Mall, the Crowne Plaza Northbrook’s 318 guest rooms feature free high-speed Internet access, a microwave, fridge, work desk and 32” flat panel TV. There is a Health and Fitness Center which has an outdoor pool. Willows, is the hotel’s full-service restaurant and The Scoreboard is the lobby bar.
D.C. Sarnies is a contemporary but casual restaurant specializing in sandwiches and classic American food with a twist. As well as a restaurant, we serve as a research and development kitchen for its parent company, Highland Baking Company. Guest chefs and bakery clients will have the opportunity to try out new products and let diners provide feedback on the dishes. The menu at D. C. Sarnies has something for everyone with a wide variety of appetizers, soups, salads, entrees and signature sandwiches and burgers to choose from. A full bar also gives diners a wide range of craft beers including more than 25 on tap, wine and cocktails. For more information visit us on Facebook at D.C. Sarnies or on Twitter @DC_Sarnies.
Lettuce Entertain You's newest restaurant on the North Shore. Serving an eclectic menu of fresh seafood, steaks, and tasty appetizers in a contemporary yet warm environment. With a modest price range, reservations accepted. Open for lunch and dinner daily.
Serving an eclectic menu of fresh seafood, steaks, and tasty appetizers in a contemporary yet warm environment. Part of the Lettuce Entertain You stable of award-winning restaurants. Open for lunch and dinner daily.
Embassy Suites Chicago - North Shore/Deerfield
A luxurious all-suite hotel in Deerfield, IL near the North Shore is ideally located for travelers wanting first rate room accommodations and guest services close to the excitement of The Windy City and Lake County.
Embassy Suites - Chicago North Shore
Embassy Suites Chicago North Shore
A luxurious newly renovated all-suite ideally located for travelers wanting first class room accommodations and guest services. Suites feature king or two double beds with plush extra-long Serta® Sweet Dreams mattresses, separate living area with sofa sleeper, microwave, refrigerator, wet bar, two 32" flat screen TVs, video games, cable TV and high speed internet access. A stay always includes a full cooked to order breakfast and nightly manager's reception. Enjoy the pool, work out in the fitness center, which features the latest Precor equipment or dine in at our new restaurant. Take advantage of the sleek meeting and banquet facilities by throwing a boisterous bash in our Lincolnshire & Deerbrook Ballrooms with 2,000 sq. ft. of combined space, or an intimate corporate session in the Executive Boardroom Suite.
Fine Art of Fiber
Viewers will enjoy an exhibition of more than 150 pieces, including quilts, various types of needle arts, knitting, weaving, wearable art, dolls and jewelry. Sales boutiques offer a similarly wide variety of items for sale, including woven and knitted pieces, artwear, traditional and contemporary quilts, handmade holiday gifts, and much more. There will also be fashion shows and lectures. Parking fees apply.
Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve
Ft. Sheridan's history is closely tied to the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Lt. Gen. Philip Sheridan was put in charge of settling the unrest after the fire. Members of the Commercial Club which represented Chicago businessmen petitioned to establish an artillery school and military installation north of Chicago for their safety. Ft. Sheridan is now a beautiful forest preserve with rolling terrain, bluffs and ravines full of rich history. Trails wind through the preserves for outdoor enthusiasts or tour groups may take a walking or motorcoach windshield tour of the preserve.
CITY: Fort Sheridan
Part of the popular chain of Francesca restaurants that began in 1992 with the original Mia Francesca in Chicago, the menu here features the same generous portions of Northern Italian food with dishes from Rome and the surrounding areas of Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio. The menu changes daily to utilize seasonal ingredients, and there are additional off-the-menu specials.
Part of the popular chain of Francesca restaurants that began in 1992 with the original Mia Francesca in Chicago, the menu features the same generous portions of Northern Italian food with dishes from Rome and the surrounding areas of Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio. The menu changes daily to utilize seasonal ingredients, and there are additional off-the-menu specials.
Want to relive Ferris Bueller's Day Off? Then visit this North Shore beach that was featured in the hit flick.