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Gebhard Woods State Park
Hikers, campers, picnickers, and canoeists frequent this 30-acre site, making it one of the state's most popular state parks. Fishing, boating and bird watching are also popular activities. This picturesque park is bordered on the south by the Illinois & Michigan Canal and to the north by Nettle Creek which gently flows along the perimeter and through the park adding to its natural beauty and abundance of wildlife. Stately old trees including walnut, oak, ash, maple, sycamore, hawthorn and cottonwood provide ample shade throughout the park. In the spring, trillium, bluebell, white trout lily, violets, wild ginger, phlox, toothwort and spring beauties are just a sample of the wildflowers that can be enjoyed by park visitors.
Blue Moon Balloon Company
Balloon bouquets, arches, flags, pillars and just about anything you can think of made out of balloons!
Oakhurst Forest Preserve
Explore the acres of woods and lakes, with scenic trails, shelters and views of Aurora and Chicago's skyline.
An authentic, five-story (68 feet) working Dutch windmill located on the Fox River Trail. Built in the 1850's by two German craftsmen and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Volunteer millers serve as docents on the weekends. The Fabyan Windmill is open weekends, May 15 – October 15, from 1-4 p.m. Private tours are also available by appointment.
This festival is attended by approximately 50,000 during the course of the weekend. PrairieFest events are held throughout Oswego with the main festival grounds located at PrairieFest Park, 91 Plank Road. The event features main stage entertainment, children's performers, expo village, petting zoos, pony rides, camel rides, children's activities, parade, bed races, touch a truck event and more. The event is free, compliments of our generous business sponsors.
Emerson Creek Pottery
It happens the moment you turn onto the long, gravel road; it might be the charm of the converted century-old farmhouse filled with handcrafted pottery, homemade candles and other unique finds. It might be savoring the last bite of Blackberry Peach Cobbler after a delicious, freshly prepared lunch in the tearoom. Or it might be the peaceful serenity found only in the countryside. Whatever “it” is, friends young and old, male and female, have been coming back to Emerson Creek to experience it again and again.
Heaven on Seven
The Best Louisiana cookin' outside of New Orleans! Heaven on Seven, Chicago's premiere location for authentic Cajun cuisine, and home to critically acclaimed Chef/Owner Jimmy Bannos, offers full-service dining, carry-out, private parties, off-premise catering, box lunches and much more.
River View Miniature Golf Course
Most challenging course in the Fox Valley Area! Naturally landscaped greens - multiple obstacles - sand traps - waterfall and babbling brook - windmill - lighthouse - bridges. Daily specials & discounts. Scenic views along the Fox River.
CITY: St. Charles
The Reserve at Harrah's Joliet Casino
A steak this good is, well, rare. At our Steakhouse, The Reserve, you find sizzling new dining options like Trio Crusted Filet, in addition to spectacular steaks and pasta dishes. Pair them with a fine wine and savory side dish for a spectacular evening.
Sheraton Lisle Hotel
DuPage County, Chicago’s Western Suburbs - This Sheraton has 25,000 sq.ft. of meeting space including a 15,000 sq.ft. IACC-approved Executive Meeting Center, full-service business center, Union Station restaurant, and renovated fitness center with indoor pool and two racquetball courts.
Since 1988, a one-owner store with a 2,000 square foot of antiques and collectibles from pocket watches to furniture. Open last 2 weeks of each month. Closed Sunday & Monday.
Blackwell Forest Preserve
Blackwell Forest Preserve in Warrenville, Illinois, has everything an outdoors fanatic could want. Hikers, bicyclers, horseback riders and cross-country skiers can enjoy more than 6 miles of turf and limestone trails, including a convenient route to the Illinois Prairie Path. Trails around the McKee Marsh area feature two observation decks, a bird blind, and signs that describe the history and ecological significance of the marsh.
Enjoy traditional Italian dishes and authentic Italian-trained chefs' recipes while dining in one of Luigi's rooms from his beautiful Italian villa. Banquet facilities available.
Jambalya Night Club/Pheasant Run Resort
Jambalya Night Club has entertainment Thursday, 8PM; Friday and Saturday nights 10PM.
CITY: St. Charles
Discover 19th century farming, food production and native Illinois prairie at this 1840's farm. Seminars on prairie, woodlands, wetlands management: bat, blue bird box construction and tree grafting are available.
CITY: Campton Hills
Durant House Museum
This authentically restored and furnished 1843 prairie farm house features costumed interpreters who involve visitors in mid-19th century farm life.
CITY: St. Charles
Treasures Old & New Antiques
In this store you will find unique antiques.
Serving Joliet and Communities for 50 years. Warm atmosphere specializing in char-broiled steaks & seafood. Superb Sunday brunch (regular menu available.) Friday night seafood buffet (regular menu available.) Extensive wine list. Private rooms for all occasions. Open Sun 10:00 AM, Mon-Sat 11:00 AM
Lisle Station Park
An 1874 CB&Q Railroad Depot, an 1881 wooden caboose, a circa 1850s farmhouse and 1830s tavern/inn. Exhibits, historic gardens, and various programs offered. Meetings for 40-50.
Waterfall Glen Hike
Waterfall Glen Hike in DuPage County is a nice, moderate hike. This trail wraps around Argonne National Laboratory and is 11.4 miles long. The main path consists of crushed limestone, but it is ok to take the side trails that are mowed grass or part of an abandoned railroad track. Most of the path is under a tree canopy. Marshes and swamps abound in this area so be sure to bring some insect repellent.
Tri-Country Stockdale Company of Joliet, Inc.
For over 30 years, Tri-County Stockdale Company of Joliet has focused on quality products, backed up with the highest standards for customer service. Our landscape division is striving to grow with your needs. Additionally, our new retail facility continues our focus on landscape products, with the addition of lawn ornamentation and, as always, our personal service. Plus, we are excited to offer expanded selections in our bird seed & feeders, pet feed, soy candles & seasonal gifts.
Gallery 28 Fine & Functional Art
Tucked away in the quaint historic district of downtown Geneva, in an historic Victorian home is where you'll discover Gallery 28, an art gallery for both fine and functional art. Featuring a fresh mix of breath-taking paintings, exquisite jewelry, sculpture, photography, pottery and unique works in wood and metal along with music by premier musicians. The variety of art will interest serious fine art collectors as well as fine craft enthusiasts.
Joseph F. Glidden Homestead
Joseph Farwell Glidden's invention of one of the most widely-used types of barbed wire in 1873 helped change the history of the American West and had far-reaching impact throughout the world. His Homestead, a Victorian Mansion, in DeKalb, IL, is being preserved and restored by a not-for-profit organization founded in 1995. Both the home and the barn are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. We welcome your visit and encourage your membership!
This university boasts a beautiful quad, and features the Schingoethe Center and Dunham Gallery of student art.
DuPage County, Chicago's Western Suburbs - Current movies at bargain prices in a beautifully restored French Renaissance 1920s movie theater. Over 1,000 seats with 4K Digital Projection and Sound with Digital 3-D, Wurlitzer pipe organ player Friday, Saturday nights and special events. Theatre is available for meetings with DVD, power point, wi-fi capabilities.
CITY: Downers Grove
This theatre offers affordable, live entertainment, comedy, concerts, dance and family shows. Group discounts/theatre rentals; perfect for meetings, performances, fundraisers and banquets.
Fox River Trolley Museum
Celebrating more than 100 years of electric trolleys, this museum has original electric trains and cars that travel a three-mile circuit along the scenic Fox River.
CITY: South Elgin
Bartlett HIlls Golf Course
This 18-hole course features a practice range, pro shop, snack shop and banquet facilities.
Rusty Wallace Driving Experience
No matter what your need for speed, you’ll find it at the Rusty Wallace Driving Experience. You can get your basic adrenaline rush from the “Taste of Speed” racing experience at Chicagoland Speedway. Or ramp things up with the “Advance Racing” option that puts you behind the wheel of a race car powered by a TRD engine—the same one used in Rusty Wallace’s Nationwide cars. In 2014, the Rusty Wallace Driving Experience will be at Chicagoland Speedway April 26-27, May 24-26, June 20-22, August 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, and October 18, 19, 25, 26. See their site for more details.
Reardon Historic Mansion Bed And Breakfast
For a chance of a lifetime to visit this beautiful historic mansion bed & breakfast with furnishing mostly from 1800's. Better than visiting a museum!
DuPage County, Chicago's Western Suburbs - 309 beautiful rooms, 23 versatile meeting rooms, two elegant ballrooms, business center, executive level, award-winning restaurant, bar, indoor pool, whirlpool and fitness center.
Red Oak Nature Center
A visit to the center will help folks learn about the native plants and animals of the Fox River Valley. Interpretive center, hiking trails, and tours of Devil's Cave.
Villa Batavia B & B
Magnificent 150 year old country mansion on a parklike setting on the Fox River. Seven acre grounds include the picturesque barn, meadow and Christmas tree farm. Direct access to a 35 mile bike path along the Fox River.
Garfield Farm Museum
The Garfield Farm Museum is an 1840s living history farm featuring the story of the Garfield family, the Brick Tavern & Inn, restored barns, heirloom gardens, rare farm animals, restored prairie and more.
Art rubber stamps and accessories, brass stencils, ink pads, markers, books, magazines and videos. Free demonstrations.
Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area
Largest tall grass prairie in Illinois. Big bluestem, Indian grass, and switchgrass thrive here, as do broad-leafed flowering plants known as forbs. Hiking and cross-country skiing.
DuPage County, Chicago’s Western Suburbs - Contemporary American cuisine. Casual dress code. Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner. Average cost per meal: Lunch $10-20, Dinner more than $20.
Esplanade Restaurant & Lounge, Doubletree Suites
DuPage County, Chicago’s Western Suburbs - Casual dress code. Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner. Average cost per meal: breakfast under $10, lunch/dinner $10-20.
CITY: Downers Grove
Isle A La Cache Museum
Isle A La Cache Museum is devoted to the history of the 18th century fur trade between voyagers and Native Americans.
Settler's Hill Golf Course
This unique 18-hole course was built on the site of the old County Farm and Home; the dairy barn has been remodeled and is now used as a clubhouse. The course is 6,449 yards, par 72.
Grundy County Historical Society
Museum hours of operation are Thursday, Friday & Saturday 10 AM to 3 PM. Call in advance for guided tours (48 hour notice). The museum has extensive Mazon Fossils, a replica of an early 1890 store, a replica of a 1900 living room as well as a 'tool shed' showing many of the early tools used by pioneers and early farmers. There are many other exhibits as well.
Puebla Modern Mexican
Mexican food with a modern twist. Puebla specializes in recreating the fiery and aromatic cuisine of Puebla, Mexico. The exquisite restaurant takes great pride in the authenticity of a fresh salsa, flavorful guacamole, and tasty tacos.
CITY: St. Charles
The Nehring Gallery is a space within DeKalb dedicated to promoting arts and culture. It is currently the home of the DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association, an organization dedicated to preserving and sharing the storied history of agriculture in northern Illinois, through exhibits, educational programs and community outreach. Visit their website to see what exhibit is on display today!
Red Roof Inn - Joliet
Newly renovated rooms, contemporary furniture, new bathrooms with granite counter tops, a comfortable easy chair, in-room safes, and more. Free WiFi. Free coffeehouse-style coffee and tea. Pets stay free. Located near I-80 and Larkin Avenue & close to shopping & restaurants.
Terrace Cafe in Pheasant Run Resort
Open daily to enjoy a snack, salad or specialty sandwich in a casual cafe setting. Carry out available.
CITY: St. Charles
Honey Hill Orchard - Waterman
Honey Hill Orchard is a family-owned and operated orchard that was started as a hobby by Hawken Askelson in 1965. Today, the original orchard location has 2,100 apple trees, with an additional 500 trees at a second farm location. What started out as a simple farm stand has grown to include pick your own apples, raspberries and pumpkins, honey from Honey Hill's own bee hives, a bakery, the Apple Barn Country Store and some old-fashioned family activities. In addition to providing customers with quality products, Honey Hill Orchard gives families a chance to spend a relaxing time on the farm and create some great family memories and traditions.
Union Station, Sheraton Lisle Hotel
DuPage County, Chicago’s Western Suburbs - Union Station is Sheraton Lisle Hotel's restaurant featuring contemporary American cuisine and serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Private dining area available.
Will County Historical Society/I&M Canal Museum
The Historical Society operates this museum, located in the original 1830s canal commissioner's home and office. The museum exhibits explore the fascinating history of the I&M Canal.
Front Street Downtown Wheaton
Quality Inn - Aurora
Fifty-one rooms within walking distance of Westfield Fox Valley Mall and minutes from downtown Aurora, the Paramount Theatre, SciTech Hands-On Museum, Hollywood Casino, Two Brother's Roundhouse and antique shopping.
Bass Pro Shops
DuPage County, Chicago’s Western Suburbs -- This sportsman's paradise is a breath of fresh air for outdoors enthusiasts. At Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Bolingbrook, you'll find everything you need for fishing, hunting, marine, camping, golf, footwear and gifts. Your adventure starts here!
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Downers Grove
DuPage County, Chicago's Western Suburbs - IACC Approved state-of-the-art conference center offering over 30,000 square feet of conference and hotel space to accommodate groups up to 600 people. Located adjacent to the hotel is Esplanade Lakes by DoubleTree, our exclusive banquet facility.
CITY: Downers Grove
Best Budget Inn
A great locationin Joliet with Indoor pool and whirlpool.
Roberts Sewing Center
Illinois' largest quilting fabrics store. 7,000 bolts of cotton fabric, classes, sewing, quilting. Sales of Pfaff and Viking brand and industrial machines. Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM, Tues & Thurs 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM. Repair all sewing machines handled on-site.
CITY: Crest Hill
Fairfield Inn South - Joliet
Built for business or leisure traveler. Indoor pool/hot tub, complimentary breakfast.
Will County Historical Society
Incorporated in 1964, the Will County Historical Society exists to connect people and organizations to the county's rich history. The Society's museum is housed in the original headquarters of the I&M Canal. Built in 1837, the structure played a central role in the design, financing, and construction of the Canal and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. Changing exhibits highlight the history of Will County and the Canal. The Society's extensive collection includes significant county and canal-related records, including maps, plats, land records, obituaries, photographs, newspapers, receipts, and correspondence.
SugarToad at the Arista
DuPage County, Chicago’s Western Suburbs - SugarToad's regional American cuisine, defined in suburban Chicago, brings simplicity and sensibility to casual fine dining. Located in the Hotel Arista.
The Dilemma - Dodge Automotive HQ
A man wrestles with the dilemma of whether or not to tell his best friend that his wife is having an affair.
Serving a delicious breakfast and lunch 7 days a week.
Ruffled Feathers Golf Club
Just 40 minutes from Chicago lies one of the area's premier golf courses. The only Illinois course designed by Pete Dye offers a world-class golf experience and outstanding banquets/weddings for our guests.
Sandwich Opera House
The Sandwich Opera House functions as a community oriented facility. It brings to its stage: theatre, lectures, recitals, weddings and a wide variety of outstanding performers, ranging from country to classical.
Holiday Inn Convention Center
This AAA Diamond hotel is only minutes to nearby shopping Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway. Tweeter center, 40 minutes from Midway and 45 minutes O'hare International.
Joliet Public Library
3 French Hens Country Market
Bringing the tradition of Open Air Euro Markets to the Midwest, 3 French Hens Country Market is held on the grassy banks of the Historic I&M Canal in downtown Morris, IL. Featuring more than 140 vendors selling homemade, homegrown, antique, one of a kind and re-purposed items. Open the second Saturday May, June, July, August, September and October from 8am-2pm, rain or shine!
Back In Bloom
Vintage and country home accent treasures; antiques, florals, hand-painted furniture and wall art, also shabby chic.
Master architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe created the ultimate minimalist masterpiece, the Farnsworth House, in pastoral Plano in 1951. The stellar structure of floor-to-ceiling glass seemingly "floats" above the rambling Fox River.
Holiday Inn Select Chicago/Naperville-Lisle
426 beautifully renovated guest rooms, including 65 king suites. Concierge level with upgraded amenities. Free High speed Internet access in all guest rooms. 26,000+ square feet of flexible meeting space which includes a 6,400 square-foot ballroom.
Tri County Coins and Collectibles
Buy, sell coins of all ages. Vintage jewelry, collectible toys, glassware, home decor, knick-knacks and more.
CITY: St. Charles
Little White Schoolhouse Museum
Constructed in 1854 as a church, this Greek Revival building also served as a schoolhouse for nearly 50 years. A later addition now serves as a museum of Oswego memorabilia.
Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery
Features rotating, theme-based exhibitions of works created by past and contemporary Illinois artists and artisans. Exhibits are given added dimension through educational activities and tours for all ages.
Jambalaya Restaurant & Night Club
Jambalaya offers a Cajun/American menu for lunch from 11am-2:30pm. A lighter menu is available after 2:30. It is open 8:30pm-1am Thursday through Saturday, with live entertainment Friday and Saturdays.
CITY: St. Charles
Cinemark Imax Theatre
DuPage County, Chicago’s Western Suburbs - The Cinemark Imax experience is a 5-story tall, 7-story wide version of educational and recreational film subjects of both 2-D and 3-D.
Aurora Fox Valley Inn
114 rooms, lounge, and restaurant. Laundry, large outdoor pool, and game room. Free continental breakfast.
Lewis University Phillip Lynch Theatre
Watch an array of plays in this intimate theater on the campus of Lewis University. The Phillip Lynch Theatre presents a diverse selection of productions from comedy, to tragedy, and everything in between.
Overnight and long-term RV parking.
Prairie Bluff Golf Club
This 18-hole championship course has a driving range and learning center.
Comfort Suites Aurora
This award-winning hotel with 82 suites offers a deluxe hot breakfast, indoor pool, fitness room, free high-speed Internet and business meeting facilities. A preferred hotel conveniently located adjacent to the Metra Station, with easy expressway access to O'Hare International Airport (ORD) & Midway International Airport (MDW). We are also located just minutes from Aurora Municipal Airport (ARR).
Country Inn & Suites by Carlson - Naperville
143 tasteful guest rooms situated in Naperville's high tech corridor, offering comfort and convenience. Meeting space available. Full service restaurant, lounge, and room service.
Maggiano's Little Italy - Naperville
DuPage County, Chicago’s Western Suburbs - Maggiano's is inspired by post WWII Little Italy and specializes in Southern Italian cuisine. We offer signature family-style dining as well as a variety of menu choices, ranging from traditional pastas and chicken dishes to homemade desserts.
Primrose Farm Park
Park has ball fields, sand volleyball courts, basketball courts, tennis courts, soccer goal posts, playground, benches & picnic tables, parking lot, pavilion and restrooms. A great family and group park.
CITY: St. Charles
Wok 'n Fire
Contemporary setting features Pan Asian cuisine, Sushi bar, full bar/lounge area.
CITY: St. Charles
The Gaylord Building
A landmark in Lockport and along the I&M Canal since 1838, The Gaylord Building connects visitors to America's forgotten Canal Era. Come tour the site and enjoy fine dining in the Public Landing Restaurant. Then stroll or bike ride along the scenic canal trail or explore Lockport's National Register Historic District. Monday - Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM and Sunday 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Special group tours by appointment. The Gaylord Building is a historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation (www.preservationnation.org). The Gaylord Building played a vital role in one of the great enterprises of the 19th century: the Illinois & Michigan Canal. In this handsome limestone warehouse visitors will discover exhibitions illustrating the unique heritage of the site and the Canal Corridor. A landmark in Lockport and along the I&M Canal since 1838, The Gaylord Building connects visitors to America's forgotten Canal Era. Come tour the site and enjoy fine dining in the Public Landing Restaurant. Then stroll or bike ride along the scenic canal trail or explore Lockport's National Register Historic District. Special group tours by appointment. The Gaylord building is a historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation (www.preservationnation.org). Monday - Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM and Sunday 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
Fairfield Inn & Suites Joliet North/Plainfield
Fairfield Inn & Suites Joliet North/Plainfield is located just off I-55. This Marriott hotel is conveniently located off I-55 & Rt. 30. We offer exceptional friendly and quality customer service! Group and extended stay rates available.
Naperbrook Golf Course
Naperbrook Golf Course is an 18-hole links-style course featuring rolling hills, native prairie grass and an ever-present breeze. The course offers a ten-acre driving range, separate teaching tee, 10,000 square-foot practice green and versatile clubhouse.
The Carving Shop
The Carving Shop features the work of Joe Dillet, Master Craftsman, and specializes in custom hand carved heirlooms for the family, church and architectural carvings. We work from your designs, or ours, to create an awesome look that only hand carving can achieve. All wood is seasoned. All work is protected with a finish that will last many years. All work is guaranteed.
Warrenville Park District
DuPage County, Chicago's Western Suburbs - FitnessNOW - State of the art cardiovascular equipment; Cybex cardio equipment with built in TVs; three lane indoor track; strength training; personal trainers; affordable fees; fun, knowledgeable and motivated staff; and convenient location. Enjoy nine community parks and a variety of sports and activities.
DuPage County Historical Museum
Housed in an 1891 Richardsonian Romanesque building, the museum highlights 150 years of DuPage County history with participatory activities, changing exhibits and extensive model railroad display.
Super 8 - Joliet North
Indoor pool, Jacuzzi suites, free high-speed internet, complimentary breakfast, guest laundry.
Comfort Inn South - Joliet
Newly renovated, only moments away from: Empress and Harrah's Casinos, Route 66, Chicagoland Speedway and shopping. Free The Wall Street Journal and 24-hour coffee and tea in the lobby. Be sure to relax in the indoor heated pool and spa. Enjoy our free hot breakfast featuring eggs, meat, yogurt and fresh fruit, cereal and more, including your choice of hot waffle flavors! Business travelers will appreciate conveniences like free wireless Internet access, and copy and fax services.
Willowbrook Wildlife Center
DuPage's premier wildlife rehabilitation and educational facility. Over 90 species of injured native wild animals are on exhibit. Open daily. Donations encouraged.
CITY: Glen Ellyn
Pottawatomie Park Golf
This nine-hole course was designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr.
CITY: St. Charles
NIU Art Museum
The Museum serves to educate, preserve, exhibit and enlighten by balancing the challenges of contemporary art with the riches of traditional media for a comprehensive examination of visual culture. The Museum pursues its goal of furthering understanding of the visual arts by presenting a balance of high-quality, professional contemporary art exhibitions supplemented by written educational material, gallery talks, artist lectures, panel discussions, symposia and other related activities.
SciTech Hands-On Museum
Aurora's interactive science and technology center offers over 200 hands-on exhibits demonstrating the principles of electricity, weather, astronomy and nuclear energy.
Weekly rates, easy access to I-55, outside entrances for all rooms, quiet atmosphere.
Wingate by Wyndham - Joliet
Conveniently located near I-55 and I-80, Wingate by Wyndham welcomes business, groups, sports, and leisure travelers. Serving hot complimentary breakfast daily.
Twin Lakes Golf Club
DuPage County, Chicago’s Western Suburbs - Located on 25 acres, with woods, lakes and rolling hills, the course offers 9 holes of challenging golf for beginners and advanced golfers. Reduced rates available for golfers 55 and over. Clubhouse seats 60+ and has a variety of foods.