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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
Clockwise Theatre's goal is to offer alternative entertainment choices, including world premiers of plays with an emphasis on Midwestern playwrights, new or unusual small-scale musicals, and programming for the teenage-young adult audience. Clockwise hopes to offer a welcoming canvas on which to work, mobilizing the energy of the young, wisdom of the old, vision of the artist, and the rich cultures woven throughout Waukegan and the Midwest.
Deer Grove Forest Preserve
Located in Palatine, IL, Deer Grove Forest Preserve has trails that offer a moderate level of difficulty. At almost 10 miles in length, the hiking trials make Deer Grove worth a visit. Split into two very individual sites connected by paved and unpaved trials, the east preserve features open wetlands surrounded by old fields and an in-progress savanna and prairie restoration. The west side is wilder, the forest denser and crisscrossed with footpaths along the rolling terrain. Quite woodlands, white-tailed deer and a completely different experience await the hiker on the west side. Both paths are equally enchanting.
Frances Willard House
Frances Willard was one of the most prominent social reformers in the 19th century America. Willard rallied support for temperance as well as many important reform movements including woman’s suffrage, women’s economic and religious rights, prison reforms, education reforms and labor reforms. The Frances Willard Historical Association operates the Frances Willard House, Willard’s home from its construction in 1865 until her death in 1898.
Waukegan Main Street
Representing a variety of downtown restaurants, an array of shops and services and entertainment. Stroll downtown and enjoy shopping the unique stores, visiting the art galleries, eating at one of the many restaurants and end the day with a show at the famous Genesee Theatre, the new Clockwise Theatre or enjoy live entertainment at one of the downtown eateries. Join the fun at one of the many events throughout the year, including the monthly ArtWauk. Waukegan has something for everyone.
Horse Fair Park
Horse shows held at park several times a year.
CITY: Spring Grove
Bob Katzman's Magazine Museum
One of the last actual places of its kind to find copies of thousands of magazines and posters for collectors and enthusiasts alike. Life, Rolling Stone, Motor Trend, Mad, Star Trek, Beatles, if you can remember it....Bob probably has it. All items are very reasonably priced and not only make great gifts but give you your chance to own history. The collection includes periodicals from centuries past. The store also features flags from over 200 nations.
Home Alone House
The Home Alone House is a three-story single family detached house used for shooting the majority of the scenes in the movies Home Alone (1990) and parts of Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992). The kitchen in the film was actually shot in the house, along with the main staircase, basement and most of the first floor landing.
Lovells of Lake Forest
Lovells of Lake Forest is a fine dining restaurant located in a beautiful French-styled mansion along Chicago's North Shore. A majority of our menu items are deeply rooted in the American culinary tradition. Private dining for events is also available.
CITY: Lake Forest
Evanston Arts Depot
This cultural center is a restored train station in the heart of Evanston. Home of the Piccolo Theatre and Custer’s Last Stand Festival which takes place each June.
The residence of the founder of the City of Zion, Dr. John Alexander Dowie, is a stately 23-room mansion that was built in 1901-02 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
D.W. Anderson's Eatery and Ice Cream Parlor
D.W. Anderson's is an old-fashioned, authentic soda fountain - an oasis of Americana. Every meal at D.W. Anderson's Eatery is turned into a celebration of flavor and freshness. The menu includes everything from salads and sandwiches and homemade soups to seafood and steaks to chili and pizza pie, and of course ice cream. The ice cream parlor offers over 15 flavors, made into shakes, malts, sundaes and Scoop-tacular Ice Cream Creations including The Carnival, Banana Bonanza and The Kitchen Sink. With good times, great people and a healthy dose of nostalgia, it's not just dinner - it's a memory in the making!
Best Western Gurnee Hotel and Suites
Stay at this pet-friendly Gurnee, Illinois hotel located less than one mile from Six Flags Great America. Ideally situated off Interstate 294 in Northern Illinois, the Best Western Gurnee Hotel & Suites offers the best in accommodations, customer service and location. This Gurnee hotel features 65 well-appointed guest rooms, each offering cable satellite television and free wireless high-speed Internet access for guests' convenience. This 100 percent non smoking hotel offers a variety of amenities including a complimentary continental breakfast, an indoor heated swimming pool and hot tub, fitness center, guest laundry and full business services.
The King and I
Get swept off your feet all over again when East meets West in this beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. The friendship that grows between the lovely tutor Mrs. Anna and the larger than life King of Siam transcends their conflicting cultures. Set against the exotic backdrop of 19th century Siam, timeless classics like “Getting to Know You,” “I Whistle A Happy Tune” and “Shall We Dance?” spring forth with unforgettable grace and splendor. Journey with us to this captivating land of music, dance and enchantment.
Schram Memorial Chapel
This historic non-denominational chapel served as a house of worship for thousands of servicemen and women passing through this military base. After the Glenview Naval Air Station closed, the building was moved from its original location and painstakingly restored by the Village of Glenview and Kimball Hill Builders. Now owned by the Park District, it is available for rental by groups, individuals and organizations.
Over the past twenty seasons, Writers' Theatre has become a major Chicagoland cultural destination with a national reputation for excellence. The company – known for the finest interpretations of classic and contemporary theatre – has garnered critical praise for the consistent high quality and intimacy of its artistry. Throughout the season Writers’ will be offering post-show discussions on select Wednesday evenings following the performance in our Tudor Court space. In the Books on Vernon space they will be offering post-show discussions every other Wednesday evening.
Max & Benny's Restaurant Deli and Bakery
Max and Benny's is an iconic north suburban deli-restaurant recently described by Chicago Magazine as the "best Jewish deli in the Chicagoland area." Specialties include corned beef, pastrami and Rueben sandwiches.
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian
Focusing on the art, history and culture of the American Indian. Permanent exhibits are dedicated to the Native cultures of the Woodlands, Plains, Southwest, Northwest Coast and Arctic regions of North America. Each gallery contains a “touching table” where visitors can handle real examples of Indian artifacts, as well as feel the raw materials—including snakeskin, caribou fur, birch bark, turquoise and buffalo skin—that were used by native Americans. Temporary exhibits showcase emerging and established contemporary Native artists. Lectures and performances throughout the year provide a venue for multicultural education.
Illnois Beach Resort and Conference
92 total rooms. Four suites. Indoor pool. On-site health club. Room service. Two bonfire pits, sand volleyball court,seasonal tent, private beach, bike rentals. Located near Gurnee Mills, Six Flags Great America, Naval Station Great Lakes, located in state park
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
The Olive Tap
A specialty food store featuring artisanal, small batch extra virgin olive oils on tap, a variety of balsamic vinegars from Modena, Italy, fresh spices from our spice locker, and a full menu of gourmet food items and accessories. Stop in for a taste and see why customers say wow!
CITY: Long Grove
Grayslake Heritage Center
A state of the art history museum dedicated to collecting and sharing the history of the greater Grayslake area. The Grayslake Heritage Center offers programs, exhibitions and special events all year round and includes two galleries, a community room and classroom.
King's Wharf Restaurant
Serving classic American dishes, like savory steaks and seafood specialties, for dinner Wednesday-Sunday. Indulge in the sumptuous Sunday Champagne Brunch. Located in the 4-Diamond rated Lincolnshire Marriott Resort.
River Trail Nature Center
Nature is wonderfully displayed in this silent forest that glaciers carved thousands of years ago. The prairie extends along the riverbanks, rich in plant and animal life.
Charles Gates Dawes House Museum
The Dawes House, a magnificent Chateauesque Mansion overlooking Lake Michigan, was the home of the former United States vice president under Calvin Coolidge and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Charles Gates Dawes.
McHenry Drive-In Outdoor Theatre
One of the few remaining authentic drive-in movie theatres remaining in Illinois. Enjoy the nostalgia of double-feature movies in the comfort of your car. Unique family experience.
Hotel Moraine and Conference Center
Located in a quiet neighborhood on Chicago's North Shore.
Japanese Hibachi style cooking - a chef prepares for you at your table. Steak, chicken, shrimp, scallops & lobstertail.
Dover Straits of Mundelein
A unique experience in seafood dining, specializing in crab legs, lobster tails, imported Dover sole, and much more. Their lunch and dinner menus include awesome appetizers, steaks, ribs, lamb chops, pastas, salads and sandwiches. Children's menus are also available. The wine list contains a selection of wines from different countries including France, Greece, Germany, Italy and Australia, and states of Washington and California to compliment every meal. Enjoy live music and dancing in the lounge Friday and Saturday nights. Dover offers friendly courteous service in a relaxing atmosphere for lunch or dinner.
HeatherRidge Golf Course
HeatherRidge Golf Course is a beautiful and challenging full length nine hole layout that is enjoyable for players of all skill levels. Adding to its beauty are the flowing creeks and ponds that come into play on seven of the nine holes. Also enjoy the unique outside Cabana Bar and Grill. Great food, cold drinks, outstanding atmosphere and friendly staff will complete your HeatherRidge golfing experience. Golf clubs available for rent. Located on Northern Illinois' favorite 9-hole golf course, The HeatherRidge Clubhouse is a beautiful venue for just about any occasion. If you are planning a weddings, banquets or party we are the place.
Giordano's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria - Buffalo Grove
Pioneer of the award winning famous stuffed and equally renowned thin-crust pizza. Enjoy a variety of pizzas including cheese, vegi, tropic delight, and shrimp or choose from over 15 ingredients to create your own masterpiece. Other menu choices include an array of appetizers, sandwiches, pastas, soups, fresh salads and desserts. Open for lunch and dinner. Dine-in and enjoy a beverage from the full-service bar. Carry-out, delivery and catering are also available. Live too far to enjoy Giordano's, use our mail order system and have the partially cooked, frozen pizza delivered overnight to you. Visit our website for more information.
CITY: Buffalo Grove
Courtyard by Marriott - Lincolnshire
This Lincolnshire hotel provides you with exactly what you need to make all travels successful - whether traveling for business or fun. Located just off I-94 in Lincolnshire's historic district and within easy reach of downtown Chicago and North Shore businesses and attractions. Guest rooms feature the new bed from Courtyard, separate sitting areas, free high-speed Internet and free in-room coffee. Start the day at the Courtyard Cafe, and enjoy a full selection from a hot buffet. Relax in our indoor pool and whirlpool. Take some time to explore the shops, restaurants and attractions in the historic city of Lincolnshire. The hotel offers 1,500 sq ft of meeting space, making it an ideal location for small meetings and catered events.
Mundelein Park & Recreation District
The Mundelein Park & Recreation District includes the Steeple Chase Golf Club, Diamond Lake Beach and Barefoot Bay Family Aquatic Center.
Springhill Suites By Marriott Lincolnshire
This all-suite hotel offers 161 suites with up to 25% larger rooms than standard hotel rooms, separate eating and sleeping areas, pull-out sofa beds, data port and 2-line telephone including individual voice mail, stylish decor and high-speed Internet with an ergonomically designed work area. Other amenities include a mini-refrigerator, microwave, in-room coffee, indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness center, daily newspaper, iron and hair dryer, complimentary continental breakfast, a 24 hour Market and wet bar sinks. The hotel is conveniently located to nearby restaurants, Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre, Six Flags Great America, Westfield Hawthorn Mall and Crane's Landing Golf Course.
Marriott Suites Deerfield
This hotel features suites with a private parlor room separated by French doors. Suites include a spacious bedroom with a separate living area with sleeper sofa, wet bar, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, Plug-In Panel to connect your laptop, iPod and camera to the 32" LCD, HD flat-screen TV and in-room movies. Enjoy the fitness center, indoor/outdoor pools, sauna, fitness trails, and area golf courses. Enjoy a delightful dining experience with friendly service, great food and an extensive menu in the Basil's Bistro, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, located within the hotel, also offering room service. There are also 6 meeting rooms with 9,000 sq. ft. of flexible event space.
Marytown National Religious Shrine of St. Maximillion Kolbe
One of the nation's most beautiful religious sites features beautiful stained glass windows and seven-foot mosaics decorating the chapel, as well as seven types of marble.
Lake Bluff Brewery
Lake Bluff Brewing Company is a small craft brewery devoted to upholding the lofty standards of quality craft beer being produced by so many fine Chicagoland microbreweries. Striving to create the finest beer available while minding the rich traditions of the brewing craft. Limited menu includes sandwiches, appetizers and pizza. Craft beers on tap that changes from time to time.
CITY: Lake Bluff
Evanston's Dog Beach
Bring your dog to Evanston's Dog Beach! Admission restricted to dogs with a "dog beach season token".
Willow Glen Golf Club
The Willow Glen Golf Club is home to a picturesque 18-hole layout that provides an enjoyable challenge for all skill levels. The new clubhouse is home to Buckley's Restaurant and Pub making Willow Glen one of the finest golf and dining experiences on the North Shore. Open to the public!
CITY: Great Lakes
Deer Path Inn
Full Service Hotel with Dining and Banquet Facilities.
CITY: Lake Forest
The Margarita European Inn
This bed and breakfast’s original architecture dates back to 1927 and charms guests with its wood burning fireplace, French doors and vintage molding. The Inn’s 42 are each uniquely designed. Personal service is complete with a continental breakfast. Conveniently located near downtown Evanston and Northwestern University. Pensiero Ristorante is a North Shore favorite and is located on the Inn’s first floor.
Noyes Cultural Arts Center
The Noyes Cultural Arts Center is host to 30 resident artists, and shows eight exhibitions a year at the Noyes Gallery, with a special commitment to the work of emerging artists.
Skokie Public Library
A leading institution of the Village of Skokie and a staple of downtown Skokie, the library is truly a center for the community with more than 450,000 items available for check-out, three community meeting rooms and hundreds of events and classes offered each month. The library offers the latest in cutting edge technology with library resources available 24 hours a day via their website, plenty of computers available for internet access and research and a wireless network on the 2nd floor.
The Arboretum Club
This beautiful 30,000-square-foot clubhouse features an upscale restaurant with patio seating and 18 holes of championship golf.
CITY: Buffalo Grove
Red Roof Inn
18 Miles North of Chicago: Malls nearby; Underwriters Laboratories, Walgreen's 2 mi; Botanical Gardens, Ravina 2 mi; Trinity College 4 mi; Six Flags Great America, Great Lakes Naval Base 12 mi; Northwestern University 15 mi; Ohare International Airport 17
White Deer Run Golf Club
Built on the well-known Cuneo Estate in Vernon Hills, White Deer Run Golf Club is an 18-hole public course sprawling over 240 acres of rolling terrain and picturesque lakes with bent grass greens and fairways. Able to accommodate small and large group outings and banquets.
CITY: Vernon Hills
Deerpath Golf Course
Deerpath Golf Course in Lake Forest opens for play in March and closes for the season on or about December 15. This 18-hole public course, measures 6,255 yards with a par 70 and 5,487 yards with a par 72 for women. The course has spectacular mature trees, high quality naturalized areas and beautiful water features including ponds and streams. The Deerpath Golf Academy offers the finest golf instruction on the North Shore. Golfers of all abilities will realize immediate and sustainable improvement for a lifetime of better golf.
CITY: Lake Forest
LaQuinta Inn & Suites - Bannockburn
Unwind at La Quinta Inn & Suites with complimentary breakfast, swimming pool, whirlpool, fitness center, Club Room and more. Enjoy our oversized rooms and upscale accommodations complete with in-room coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave, and high-speed wireless internet access.
Viper Alley is the hottest private event venue. With only booking one event at a time, guests receive 100% of the staff’s time and attention. If unique is your preference Viper Alley’s industrial-chic atmosphere and vibe will exceed all expectations. The Chef’s beautifully-prepared and delicious cuisine includes everything from appetizers and gourmet pizzas to beef tenderloin. Viper Alley can meet any A/V need with our state-of-the-art, concert quality equipment, including 20 LCD screens. Add value by choosing Viper Alley that offers complimentary boutique bowling, a stage, entertainment coordination (if desired), parking, security, furniture and linen.
Block Museum of Art
Northwestern University's Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art is one of the largest fine art museums in the Chicagoland area.
Chicago Botanic Garden Art Festival
The festival showcases the work of 95 unique artists in a pristine setting overlooking a lake, spectacular gardens and 385 acres of majesty. All of the artwork embodies a botanic theme, use or material. Festival-goers will have the opportunity to see the masters at work, with interactive art demos and booth chats taking place all weekend long!
Northwestern University Soccer
Enjoy a soccer game right next to Lake Michigan, played at Lakeside Field.
The Iannelli Studios Heritage Center
Home to the Kalo Foundation of Park Ridge, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the rich artistic legacy of the city through education, advocacy, and preservation, as well as promoting the arts & crafts as an integral part of our modern lives. Based on the ideals of the American Arts and Crafts Movement, the Foundation will sponsor educational seminars, exhibits, tours, publications and special events to increase awareness and appreciation of the arts and crafts. Check the website for special events and hours.
CITY: Park Ridge
Evanston Historical Center
Housed in the gracious historic mansion of former U.S Vice President Charles Gates Dawes, this stunning chateau overlooks Lake Michigan. Visitors and history buffs explore this National Historic Landmark appreciating its original furnishings and artwork. The home features exhibits focusing on the history of Evanston.
Lake County Fairgrounds
The annual Lake County Fair runs for five days beginning the last Wednesday in July. Our Expo Building is available for rent for meetings, shows, weddings, and events year-round. Monthly events including antique shows, swap meets, crafts shows, dog and horse shows, and much more. Visit our website for event schedule.
Baby on Board - Bat 17
The busy life of a successful power couple (she’s an image-conscious business woman and he’s a divorce attorney) is turned upside down when they find out they are unexpectedly pregnant and the next nine months turn into an emotional roller coaster ride they never saw coming.
The Busse Woods Trail system is located within Ned Brown Forest Preserve, a 3,700-acre property in the western suburbs of Chicago. There are 11.2 miles of paved trails for cyclists, equestrians and pedestrians. The main loop is nearly 8 miles, circling some lakes and meadows, while a couple of much shorter side loops will take you to the north and south end of the forest preserve. The Busse Woods Trail connects with the Schaumburg Bikeway on the west, and on the north, Busse Woods links to the Rolling Meadows Bikeway system. Some key features of the forest preserve include fishing, boat rentals and a small herd of captive resident elk. The trails are open from sunrise to sunset.
CITY: Elk Grove
Red Roof Inn Chicago - O'Hare Airport
Features 25" TV, 24 hour gourmet coffee, USA Today newspaper, pay per view movies, voicemail, remodeled in 2004.
CITY: Arlington Heights
Skatium Ice Arena
A full-size hockey rink and a smaller ice rink are open for public skating, lessons and leagues.
The Crazy Toucan Margarita Grille
Like most any restaurant you’ll find in the tropics, The Crazy Toucan specializes in refreshing tropical drinks for all ages! Located in the KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort, the ambiance is sheer island fun and includes crazy and colorful décor, classic beach music, huge plasma TVs, and everything from Jerk Chicken Salad and Pulled Pork Sandwiches to Toukie's Fresh Catch the Day. A fun gathering place where great food and good fun are the special of the day, every day. Enjoy a refreshing tropical drink with or without the kick.
Evanston Art Center
For over 68 years, the Evanston Art Center has presented exhibitions of contemporary visual arts.
Bill's Pizza and Pub, Inc.
Dine-in and carryout, delivery restaurant.
Devonshire Cultural Center
Home of the Skokie Art Guild and Devonshire Playhouse, the Cultural Center offers children's and adult theater, as well as visual and performing arts.
Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Theatre
For two decades Fleetwood-Jourdain has been thrilling audiences with a unique brand of inspirational and invigorating theater, with a particular focus on the African American experience.
Shepherd's Crook Golf Course
This 18-hole, par 72 public golf facility, designed by Keith Foster, opened in August, 1999 and has earned rave reviews as a course that is both challenging and exciting to play. Its design reflects the golden era of golf course architecture of the 1920's and 30's with bentgrass fairways, tees, and greens. Individuals, tournaments and golf outings welcome. Enjoy a sandwich and beverage in the full service clubhouse grill or enjoy refreshments on the veranda overlooking the 9th and 18th holes. The Eden Room is also available for events, golf outings and banquets, please call for more information.
Residence Inn Chicago Lake Forest Mettawa
The Residence Inn by Marriott Lake Forest/Mettawa hotel in Chicago is ideal for extended stay business travelers and is within easy reach of both downtown Chicago and North Shore businesses and attractions. Conveniences, too, like grocery shopping and dai
Red Roof Inn - Deerfield
This is a fully renovated Inn located in the beautiful North Shore suburbs of Chicago. This limited service Inn features complimentary gourmet coffee to all our guests 24 hours a day, complimentary access to Bally Total Fitness for guests 18 and older, free USA Today and we are conveniently located/adjacent to shopping and restaurants. We are 1/4 mile from Metra train to downtown Chicago. Family restaurants adjacent to hotel deliver to your door. Many local area attractions as well as just 18 miles from downtown Chicago. Our renovated meeting room holds up to 30 people.
Comfort Inn & Suites Conference Center
Located in Prospect Heights, this hotel's 108 guest rooms have microwaves, refrigerators, cable television, safes and coffee makers. Guests enjoy a free hot breakfast, fitness center, and Internet access.
CITY: Prospect Heights
A Slice of Life
Skokie kosher restaurant exceeds the generally mediocre standards for kosher cuisine, with pizza and a good variety of meatless dishes.
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse - Northbrook
The home of serious steaks can be found in Northbrook. From the U.S. Prime steaks, broiled to perfection at 1800 degrees, to the expertly executed seafood, New Orleans-inspired appetizers, unforgettable desserts and award winning wine list, this is a steakhouse to which others aspire.
Doubetree Libertyville Mundelein
This upscale Award-winning hotel prides itself on providing business travelers and family vacationers with the utmost in luxury accommodations perfectly blended with the 5-star styling and service of a downtown hotel. Hotel features 183 custom designed guestrooms with the distinctive design inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright. Enjoy a wealth of amenities including natural oak armoires, over-sized genuine leather Morris chairs, imported granite bath finishes, and cozy window seats. Take advantage of a superb selection of services, such as a large indoor heated pool, fitness center, meeting rooms and business center. Then discover Karma Asian Food & Fine Wine, an award winning restaurant and bar featuring an eclectic lunch and dinner menu with a Pan-Asian flavor.
The Dearborn Observatory
The Dearborn Observatory is open for limited public viewing via the historic 18.5" refracting telescope every Friday night from 9-11pm. Advance reservations required.
Dempster-Greenwood Street Beach
Sand beach used for launching small carry-in crafts. Lockers and racks available to store crafts on site.
Port Clinton Square in Highland Park
CITY: Highland Park
Holiday Inn Express and Suites
Start your day off right with our new Express Start Breakfast featuring the world's best cinnamon roll.
Seasons of Long Grove
Located in historic Long Grove. Transforms from a restaurant by day to an exclusive banquet facility in the evening. Capturing the beauty of each season by changing both our interior and exterior décor is our specialty. Afternoon tea on Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm by reservation only. Tours available weekdays by appointment only. Bus groups, tours and private parties available weekdays by appointment only. Seasons of Long Grove has a lunch menu, champagne brunch menu, carry out/bakery menu and a private party menu.
CITY: Long Grove
Lake Bluff Golf Club
The Lake Bluff Park District's 18-hole, 6,589 yard course boasts challenging greens set in a tranquil environment and grass teen practice facility. The Lake Bluff Golf Club is a wonderfully balanced golf course with mature tree-lined fairways and bent grass fairways and greens for a consistently enjoyable playing experience. The facility also includes an expansive practice facility with grass tee driving range, practice putting green, and short-game area with bunker. The professionally stocked Pro Shop and the Village Grill, which serves delicious food and a wide selection of beverages, are a couple of the superior amenities available to guests of the club.
CITY: Lake Bluff
Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art
Located on the Campus of Northwestern University, the Block Museum is dedicated to the study and exhibition of reproducible art forms, including prints, photographs, film, video, and computer-mediated art. It is also noted in metropolitan Chicago for its outdoors Sculpture Garden. The museum also hosts an acclaimed film series which moves outdoors in the summer. Admission to the museum is free.
Evanston Symphony Orchestra
The ESO was founded in 1945 by a handful of veteran and amateur musicians who were passionate about making music together. Concerts take place on Saturdays at 2:30 PM.
Levere Memorial Temple
Home of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity headquarters, this beautiful Gothic building features stained glass windows by Louis Comfort Tiffany.
Best Western Palwaukee Inn-Wheeling
Stay with us at our 3-Diamond rated facility a member of the largest hotel chain in the world. We are conveniently located, offer competitive affordable rates-WIFI included and complimentary continental breakfast. We have all the amenities to meet the needs of any traveler.
Fuego Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar
A taste adventure beyond traditional Mexican cuisine, featuring specialty Mole sauces, recipes right from Grandma Paula's kitchen and fresh guacamole prepared tableside. Full service bar serving an endless selection of Margaritas, Tequilas, and Cervezas.
CITY: Arlington Heights
Sleep Inn - Lake Bluff
Affordable rates and clean, comfortable hotel rooms with every inch designed to be user-friendly and accommodate those features most frequently requested by travelers. The hotel is conveniently located by an array of local restaurants and attractions including the Great Lakes Naval Training Center, Six Flags Great America, Gurnee Mills and the Veterans Affairs Naval Hospital. The hotel offers free high speed Internet, a free hot waffle continental breakfast, 5,000 sq ft. of banquet facilities and a 100% Guest Satisfaction Guarantee to ensure all your needs are met.
CITY: Lake Bluff
Dommrich Rowing Center
This year-round rowing center features a boat launch on the North Shore Channel and two indoor rowing tanks with a training center.
The Skatium Ice Arena
Enjoy hockey, figure skating or recreational skating at this ice arena in Skokie.
Red Carpet Inn - North Chicago
100 spacious, comfortably appointed rooms that are always maintained to the highest standards of cleanliness and comfort to ensure value for all guests. Room sizes range from doubles, kings and Jacuzzi rooms to bi-level suits and all include air conditioning, bath tub and shower, satellite TV, telephone, iron and ironing board and refrigerator. Hotel offers special rates for Navy families attending recruit graduations and free shuttle to and from the graduation. Close to Six Flags Great America , Lake Michigan, Gurnee Mills and many other attractions. Outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi available May-October.
CITY: North Chicago
Long Grove Cafe & Restaurant
The Long Grove Café sits beside a beautiful wooded Mill pond and water fountain that splashes to give a family of ducks a nice place to live and the guests get a pleasant and serene view. Alfresco and indoor dining is available as well as a private dining room and plenty of parking. Great food, great ambience, great view & affordable prices. There is a lunch and dinner menu that includes steaks, seafood, kabobs, pasta, burgers, salads, sandwiches and breakfast on weekends. Full bar with an extensive wine list & fine wine shop at retail prices. Special Greek menu on Thursday nights.
CITY: Long Grove
Best Western University Plaza
Centrally located in downtown Evanston just blocks from the lake. Upscale amenities abound at this Best Western including free Wi-Fi, a modern fitness center, continental breakfast, courtesy shuttle and outdoor pool all for a great value. The 159 guest rooms feature Sealy Posturepedic pillow-top mattresses, luxury linens and coffee makers.
Pinstripes Bowling, Bocce & Bistro
Pinstripes features a distinctive entertainment and dining venue. Celebrate sophisticated fun in our warm and inviting 45,000 square foot indoor/outdoor facility complete with eighteen bowling lanes, six bocce courts, exceptional Italian-American bistro and wine cellar, outdoor patio and fireplace and beautifully appointed event and party rooms that can accommodate groups from 20-600.
Trackside Waukegan offers a casual, comfortable setting to wager on horse racing from around the world, broadcast on 250 television monitors. Watch and bet on races in the Finish Line Restaurant and Lounge, Grandstand Bar, Teletheater or Backstretch Deli.
Riverside Chocolate Factory
Creating fine chocolate candies since 1986. The landmark Teepee style building is your first clue that is not your ordinary candy store. Enjoy fine homemade and handipped chocolates and candies with the finest chocolate covered strawberries to be found. Enjoy an extensive collection of retro candies too.
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.
Northbrook Historical Society Museum
Enjoy the main floor museum with antiques and a replica of an 1890s home. Open the first Sunday of every month, or by appointment.
Sweety Pies Bakery
A family-owned operation since 2007, Sweety Pies is a bakery, cakery and cafe serving up delicious handmade goodies in he heart of downtown Skokie. Featured are family favorites such as buttery cinnamon rolls, scones, croissant, quiche and famous pies. Specializing in custom cakes, cupcakes and old-fashioned handmade desserts. Also serving omelets, sandwiches and homemade soups.
Built in the historic Williamsburg-style in 1927, the Homestead has been under family management for over 75 years. The 90-room hotel is conveniently located on a quiet residential street adjacent to Evanston’s downtown business district and Lake Michigan. Guests will enjoy a continental breakfast and garage parking during their overnight, or longer stay (rooms can be rented by the day, month or longer.) The hotel’s fine dining restaurant, Quince, serves contemporary American cuisine and Q2, the hotel’s intimate cocktail lounge, is not to be missed.
Morton Grove Historical Museum Haupt-Yehl House
Located in Harrer Park, this 1888 Victorian farmhouse features period furnishings and a museum on its lower level with rotating displays.
CITY: Morton Grove