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Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau
Phone: 888-895-8233 | Web Site: http://www.visitchicagosouthland.com
The Chicago Southland - Chicago's 62 south and southwest suburbs. Only minutes from downtown Chicago, the Southland offers outstanding restaurants, shopping and antiquing opportunities, and huge array of lodging, meeting and convention facilities. With the metropolitan region's largest concentration of forested recreational land and scores of sports facilities, the Chicago Southland is perfect for active lifestyles. Easily accessible to Midway and O'Hare International Airports and interstates I-55, I-57, I-80, I-90, I-94 and I-294, the Chicago Southland is Chicago's most convenient and affordable destination! We invite you to explore the Chicago Southland!

Area Attractions
ART GARDEN OF PALOS HEIGHTS
Visit the Art Garden which features outdoor sculptures & eco-friendly gardens. Murals & sculptures are also displayed in the Downtown Business District adjacent to the Art Garden. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Gallery.
 
123rd & 72nd Court, just West of Harlem
7607 West College Drive
Palos Heights, IL 60463
708-408-3003
BALMORAL PARK RACE TRACK
Club Dining Room, VIP room, Casual Grandstand or Stable Suite Packages and luxurious private Sulky Suites available. Complimentary admission to Grandstand and Group Discounts. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Gambling / Racetrack.
 
(Route 394 South)
26435 South Dixie Highway
Crete, IL 60417
708-672-1414
BEVERLY ART CENTER
The Southland's destination for entertainment and fine arts: Concerts, theater productions, movies, art exhibits, classes for all ages & more. Find your place at the BAC! Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Theater / Performing Arts.
 
2407 West 111th Street
Chicago, IL 60655
773-445-3838
CHICAGO FIRE SOCCER CLUB - TOYOTA PARK
Come out and cheer on the Chicago Fire! Experience the fun and excitement of Major League Soccer at Toyota Park today! Admission Charge. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Event / Sports Venue.
 
7000 South Harlem Avenue
Bridgeview, IL 60455
708-594-7200
CHICAGO WHITE SOX
U.S. Cellular Field: Spectacular baseball, season ticket plans, group outings, party areas, family entertainment, business entertainment, great food, friendly staff and exciting fireworks! Call the sales department for more information at 312-674-1000. Admission Charge. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Event / Sports Venue.
 
U.S. Cellular Field
333 West 35th Street
Chicago, IL 60616
312-674-1000
CHILDREN'S MUSEUM IN OAK LAWN
Discover a world of fun and learning at the Children's Museum in Oak Lawn! Explore Beachcomber Island and other fun, educational exhibits. Admission Charge. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Kids and Families.
 
5100 Museum Drive
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
708-423-6709
CHRISTOPHER ART GALLERY
Located on the main campus of Prairie State College, the Christopher Art Gallery hosts six to eight shows annually, featuring works by Midwestern and national artists, as well as works by students. Programming varies by media, theme, and artists represented. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Gallery.
 
Prairie State College
202 South Halsted Street
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 709-7738
COOPERS HAWK WINERY & RESTAURANT
An upscale casual dining restaurant, full-service bar, private barrel-aging room, Napa-style tasting room and retail storeā€¦all under one roof. Admission Charge. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Winery.
 
15690 South Harlem Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462
708-633-0200
DAVE & BUSTER'S
A 24,000 sq. ft. restaurant and entertainment facility. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Kids and Families.
 
49 Orland Square
Orland Park, IL 60462
(708) 428-2100
DRAMA GROUP
The Best Community Theatre! The Drama Group has been producing six fabulous yearly shows in the Chicago Southland for over 80 years. Call for tickets. Admission Charge. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Theater / Performing Arts.
 
330 West 202nd Street
Box 594
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
708-755-3444
FIRST MIDWEST BANK AMPHITHEATER
Beautiful outdoor music theatre open May through September with a capacity of just under 30,000 people. Concessions and private catering available; tour buses welcome. Admission Charge. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Event / Sports Venue.
 
19100 South Ridgeland Avenue
(Oak Park Avenue) Box 189
Tinley Park, IL 60477
708-614-1616
FLOSSMOOR SCULPTURE GARDENS
The Flossmoor Sculpture Gardens is a public art program that places works of art in Flossmoor's village square, along charming residential streets and in the Flossmoor Garden & Sculpture Park. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Gallery.
 
Sculptures placed throughout Flossmoor
2800 Flossmoor Road
Flossmoor, IL 60422
708-798-2300
FRANKFORT HISTORIC DISTRICT
Whatever the season, there's a reason to shop historic Frankfort. Visit our web site for a list of our charming stores, eclectic boutiques and relaxing restaurants, plus monthly special events. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Shopping Center.
 
123 Kansas Street
Frankfort, IL 60423
815-469-3356
FREEDOM HALL
Freedom Hall offers a diverse series accenting dance, music, theatre, popular attractions, children's theatre and outreach activities. Join us in the intimate 280-seat Nathan Manilow Theatre. Admission Charge. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Theater / Performing Arts.
 
410 Lakewood Boulevard
Park Forest, IL 60466
708-747-0580
HAUNTED TRAILS FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT CENTERS
Family entertainment center featuring 100s of games, rides, award -winning miniature golf, Go Karts & Batting Cages, Restuarant/Party room featuring karaoke. October Haunted House (www.frightmarehauntedhouse.com) Birthday party and group packages available. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Entertainment Center.
 
7759 South Harlem Avenue
Burbank, IL 60459
630-598-8580
HOLLYWOOD PARK - CRESTWOOD FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
Award-winning miniature golf, Hollywood Speedway go-kart track, arcade games, indoor bumper cars, indoor lazer maze, rock wall and Hollywood Memorabilia, Cafe-Pizzeria. Specializing in parties and group outings. Open year round. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Entertainment Center.
 
5051 Cal Sag Road
Crestwood, IL 60445
708-389-7275
HOMEWOOD RAILROAD PLATFORM & PARK
Platform allows viewing of mainline/commuter rails with live switchyard audio. An underground walkway, leading to the park, displays murals depicting railway history. The park features a retired/restored locomotive and caboose. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Special Interest.
 
2020 Chestnut Road
Homewood, IL 60430
708-798-3000
ILLINOIS LINCOLN HIGHWAY MURALS
The Illinois Lincoln Highway, America's First Coast-to-Coast Road, was dedicated in 1913, and runs about 25 miles through the Chicago Southland from Lynwood in the east to New Lenox in the west. Throughout this section of the Lincoln Highway, a series of nine murals were completed in 2012 featuring local and national Lincoln Highway history. Three interpretive gazebos are also found on the Lincoln Highway in the Chicago Southland. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Gallery.
 
Various Locations throughout the
Chicago Southland,
(708) 895-8200
ILLINOIS PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
The renowned Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Music Director David Danzmayr, performs a full season of classical masterpieces, American music, and entertaining popular works. The Orchestra presents and performs a subscription series at the Lincoln-Way North Performing Arts Center in Frankfort, IL. Admission Charge. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Theater / Performing Arts.
 
377 Artists Walk
Park Forest, IL 60466
708-481-7774
IRONS OAKS ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTER
Irons Oaks is a 38-acre nature preserve offering programs in environmental education, adventure education, corporate training and outdoor recreation. Hiking trails are open daily. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Nature Area.
 
20000 South Western Avenue
Olympia Fields, IL 60461
708-481-2330
IRONS OAKS ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTER
Irons Oaks is a 38-acre nature preserve offering programs in environmental education, adventure education, corporate training and outdoor recreation. Hiking trails are open daily. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Nature Area.
 
20000 South Western Avenue
Olympia Fields, IL 60461
708-481-2330
KIDSWORK CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
KidsWork is an interactive educational experience for ages 0-8. Two floors of exhibits including theater, art room, tot spot, pet vet, dino dig and more! Visit our website for events, programming and new exhibits! Admission Charge. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Kids and Families.
 
Inside the Trolley Barn
11 South White Street
Frankfort, IL 60423
(815) 469-1199
LAKE KATHERINE Nature Area & BOTANIC GARDENS
Naturally a great place to explore, learn and discover some of nature's wonders. Let nature be your guide, come visit and we'll show you why they call it the great outdoors! Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Nature Area.
 
7402 West Lake Katherine Drive
Palos Heights, IL 60463
708-361-1873
LAKE KATHERINE NATURE CENTER & BOTANIC GARDENS
Naturally a great place to explore, learn and discover some of nature's wonders. Let nature be your guide, come visit and we'll show you why they call it the great outdoors! Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Nature Area.
 
7402 West Lake Katherine Drive
Palos Heights, IL 60463
708-361-1873
MONEE RESERVOIR
Monee Reservoir is a 46-acre fishing lake. Free shoreline fishing is available. Boat rental allows on-water fishing. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Nature Area.
 
27341 Ridgeland Avenue
Monee, IL 60449
(708) 534-8499
MONEE RESERVOIR
Monee Reservoir is a 46-acre fishing lake. Free shoreline fishing is available. Boat rental allows on-water fishing. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Nature Area.
 
27341 Ridgeland Avenue
Monee, IL 60449
(708) 534-8499
MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE FINE & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
The FPAC presents quality cultural programs and popular entertainment in the 600-seat Dorothy Menker Theater, 150-seat Oremus Theater and the Robert F DeCaprio Art Gallery. Admission Charge. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Theater / Performing Arts.
 
9000 West College Parkway
Palos Hills, IL 60465
708-974-5500
NATHAN MANILOW SCULPTURE PARK
Explore the nature of sculpture. Sited across 100 acres of rolling prairie landscape, this 28-piece collection features monumental works by di Suvero, Hunt, Puryear and others. Arrangements can be made for handicapped accessible tours of up to 14 works. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Gallery.
 
Governors State University
Governors Highway and University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484
708-534-4486
ODYSSEY FUN WORLD
Visit our website for discounts and packages. Games, Laser Tag, Batting Cages, Soft Playland, Miniature Golf, Go-Karts, Bumper Boats, Inflatable Park & more! Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Entertainment Center.
 
19111 South Oak Park Avenue
Tinley Park, IL 60477
708-429-3800
OLD PLANK ROAD TRAIL
Enjoy 20+ miles of paved trail lush with wildlife and native prairie plants. Excellent shopping, restaurants, local history and parks are located along the trail. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Recreation .
 
Matteson Parks & Recreation Department
4450 Oakwood Lane
Matteson, IL 60443
708-748-1080
OLD PLANK ROAD TRAIL
Enjoy 20+ miles of paved trail lush with wildlife and native prairie plants. Excellent shopping, restaurants, local history and parks are located along the trail. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Nature Area.
 
Matteson Parks & Recreation Department
4450 Oakwood Lane
Matteson, IL 60443
708-748-1080
ORLAND SQUARE
Enclosed, two-level shopping center featuring Apple, Coach, A/X Armani, Fox Dry Goods and over 150 fine shops & restaurants. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Shopping Center.
 
151st Street & LaGrange Road
Orland Park, IL 60462
708-349-1646
PARK FOREST RAIL FAN PARK
Viewing platform and educational displays at one of the country's largest rail intersections, where the Canadian National main line connects with the Metra line. A must-visit attraction for area visitors! For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Special Interest.
 
North Street & Homan Avenue
Park Forest, IL 60466
(708) 748-2005
PLUM CREEK Nature Area
A fine educational and recreational facility, featuring local natural history exhibits, hands-on displays for children and family programs offered throughout the year. Picnic facilities and camping by reservation. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Nature Area.
 
27064 Dutton Road
1 1/4 miles east of Route 1 & 394 Off of Goodenow Road
Beecher, IL 60401
708-946-2216
PLUM CREEK NATURE CENTER
A fine educational and recreational facility, featuring local natural history exhibits, hands-on displays for children and family programs offered throughout the year. Picnic facilities and camping by reservation. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Nature Area.
 
1 1/4 miles east of Route 1 & 394
Off of Goodenow Road
Beecher, IL 60401
708-946-2216
RICHARD HAAS MURALS
Homewood now boasts the largest collection of Richard Haas murals anywhere in the world. Haas, a world-renowned painter specializing in large, illusion murals, was first invited to Homewood in the early 1980s. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Gallery.
 
Ridge Road & Martin Avenue
Homewood, IL 60430
(708) 798-3000
RIEGEL FARM & CONSERVATION CENTER
Riegel Farm has a very diverse group of animal residents. We have exotic birds and reptiles such as an alligator and snakes. Birthday parties, group tours, pony rides and hayrides. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Nature Area.
 
698 Burnham Drive
University Park, IL 60484
(708) 534-6456
RIEGEL FARM & CONSERVATION CENTER
Riegel Farm has a very diverse group of animal residents. We have exotic birds and reptiles such as an alligator and snakes. Birthday parties, group tours, pony rides and hayrides. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Nature Area.
 
698 Burnham Drive
University Park, IL 60484
(708) 534-6456
SAND RIDGE Nature Area
Sand Ridge Nature Area offers live animals; natural history exhibits, hiking trails and more. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Nature Area.
 
15891 Paxton Avenue
South Holland, IL 60473
708-868-0606
SAND RIDGE NATURE CENTER
Sand Ridge Nature Center offers live animals; natural history exhibits, hiking trails and more. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Nature Area.
 
15891 Paxton Avenue
South Holland, IL 60473
708-868-0606
THE CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS AT GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY
Chicago Southland's grandest performing arts center at Governors State University, in University Park, features a wide array of world class attractions, children and family programming. Admission Charge. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Theater / Performing Arts.
 
Governors Highway & University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484
708-235-2222
THE CHILDREN'S FARM AT THE CENTER
Experience life down on the farm! Enjoy farm animals, nature and fresh air! $. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Nature Area.
 
12700 Southwest Highway
Palos Park, IL 60464
708-361-3650
THE CHILDREN'S FARM AT THE CENTER
Experience life down on the farm! Enjoy farm animals, nature and fresh air! Admission Charge. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Nature Area.
 
12700 Southwest Highway
Palos Park, IL 60464
708-361-3650
THORN CREEK Nature Area
Discover the woods through exhibits and several miles of trails. Bring your family for a day of fun in the forest. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Nature Area.
 
247 Monee Road
Park Forest, IL 60466
(708) 747-6320
THORN CREEK NATURE CENTER
Discover the woods through exhibits and several miles of trails. Bring your family for a day of fun in the forest. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Nature Area.
 
247 Monee Road
Park Forest, IL 60466
(708) 747-6320
TOYOTA PARK
Home to Chicago Fire soccer team TOYOTA PARK is a world-class stadium and concert venue located southwest of Chicago, near I-294 & I-55. Recent acts include Dave Matthews Band, Kenny Chesney, Jimmy Buffett, Eric Clapton, Phish and more! Admission Charge. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Event / Sports Venue.
 
Toyota Park Drive
7000 South Harlem Avenue
Bridgeview, IL 60455
708-594-7200
UNION STREET GALLERY & STUDIO COMPLEX
Union Street Gallery hosts 10 art exhibits per year, classes and workshops. There are 18 artists' studios to compliment the experience. Free Admission, free tours and field trips available. First floor galleries and studios are handicapped accessible. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Gallery.
 
1527 Otto Boulevard
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 754-2601
WHITE WATER CANYON WATER PARK
White Water Canyon Water Park is an affordable, wet and wild oasis just 30 minutes from downtown Chicago, perfect for the whole family! Admission Charge. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Kids and Families.
 
8221 West 171st Street
Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 342-4200
WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS
The Windy City ThunderBolts baseball brings affordable family entertainment all summer long at Standard Bank Stadium. 2007 & 2008 Frontier League Champions! Call to reserve groups or parties today! Admission Charge. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Event / Sports Venue.
 
Standard Bank Stadium
14011 South Kenton Avenue
Crestwood, IL 60445
708-489-2255
WOLFE WILDLIFE REFUGE & BIKE PATH
Explore the natural beauty and animal habitats of this newly expanded 45-acre wetlands preserve. Nature programs are available for all ages. Activities: bird surveys, plantings, cleanups and hiking. $. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Nature Area.
 
109th & Laramie Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
708-857-2200
WOLFE WILDLIFE REFUGE & BIKE PATH
Explore the natural beauty and animal habitats of this newly expanded 45-acre wetlands preserve. Nature programs are available for all ages. Activities: bird surveys, plantings, cleanups and hiking. Admission Charge. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Nature Area.
 
109th & Laramie Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
708-857-2200



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