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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
Balmoral Park Race Track
Built in 1926, the racetrack is Chicago's premier harness racing facility. Free. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Event / Sports Venue.
 
26435 S. Dixie Hwy.
Crete, IL
708-672-7544
Barrel of Laughs Comedy Club
Dinner/Comedy Show packages Wednesday through Sunday $17.95 - $23.95 per person. Barrel of Laughs Comedy Club is the home of Bill Brady's Comedy Capers. Featuring top stand-up comedy acts from across the country. "New Talent" nite is Wednesday at 8PM. Vis $17.95 - $23.95. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Theater / Performing Arts.
 
10345 South Central Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
708-499-2969
Bengston Pumpkin Farm
U-pick pumpkin farm and haunted barn, hayrides, pig races, pony rides, fun barn, farm animals, custom shop and concession stand. Open October 10am-8pm. Admission Charge. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Pumpkin Patches/Farms.
 
13341 West 151 St.
Lockport, IL
708-301-3276
Bronzeville Children's Museum
The only African-American children's museum in the country. Admission Charge. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Museum.
 
96th St. and Western Ave.
Evergreen Park, IL
708-636-9504
Butterprint Farm
Pumpkin picking at the Butterprint Farm is designed to give a glimpse of days gone by on the farm. There are over 15 varieties of pumpkins, also gourds and squash. Open Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-6 pm in October. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Pumpkin Patches/Farms.
 
24936 S. 80th Ave.
Monee, IL
708-534-8801
Chicago Fire Major League Soccer
Come see the Chicago Fire play at TOYOTA PARK, a 20,000 seat world-class soccer and concert stadium in Bridgeview, Illinois. Price varies. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Event / Sports Venue.
 
TOYOTA PARK Drive
7000 South Harlem Avenue
Bridgeview, IL 60455
888-MLS-FIRE
Children's Museum in Oak Lawn
The museum has nine interactive exhibits geared for ages 2 to10 including a puppet theatre, market, water table and periscopes. Children can create their own kite and watch it fly around the museum! Free. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Kids and Families.
 
9600 East Shore Drive
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
708-423-6709
Cooper's Hawk Winery
An upscale casual premium working winery with a full service restaurant, wine tasting room, gift shop and bakery. Stop by for a tour of our winery and taste eight of our wines for $7.00 everyday. Complimentary wine tours Saturdays and Sundays at 1PM and 3 No Admission. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Winery.
 
15690 South Harlem Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462
708-633-0200
Country Markets
Free. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Farmer's Markets.
 
Oak & Kansas Streets
Frankfort, IL
815-469-2177
Downtown Historic Frankfort
From its small town character and heritage in the downtown district, to its thriving commercial and industrial corridor, Frankfort has been identified as a premier community in Will County. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Biking.
 
432 W. Nebraska Street
Frankfort, IL
815-469-2177
First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Top entertainers perform at this 30,000 seat capacity, outdoor music theater. Admission Charge. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Event / Sports Venue.
 
19100 S. Ridgeland Ave.
Tinley Park, IL
Forest View Farms
Forest View Farms offers horse-drawn vehicles for every occasion, plus corporate, convention, private picnic, party and cookout facilities for your next event. Also, Trail Rides, Pony Parties, a Petting Zoo, and horse sales, boarding, riding lessons, and Fee to ride. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Recreation.
 
16717 South Lockwood
Tinley Park, IL 60477
708-560-0306
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 330-seat Nathan Manilow Theatre "Where Every Seat is a Great Seat!" Varies. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Theater / Performing Arts.
 
410 Lakewood Boulevard
Park Forest, IL 60466
708-747-0580
French market
For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Farmer's Markets.
 
Front St. & Wolf Rd.
Mokena, IL
708-479-2468
Grand Illinois Trail
Burnham Greenway part of the Grand Illinois Trail - paved - begins in Chicago and ends in Lansing - 11 miles For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Biking Trail.
 
Trail Start: Chicago
Trail End: Lansing
Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra
This 75-member symphony orchestra performs the majority of the time at The Center for Performing Arts at Governers State University, the orchestra's schedule includes a variety of programs. Admission Charge. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Theater / Performing Arts.
 
377 Artists Walk
Park Forest, IL
708-481-7774
Illinois Theatre Center
The South Suburbs' only professional resident Equity Theatre and Drama School operating year-round as a non-profit regional theatre. Varies. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Theater / Performing Arts.
 
371 Artists Walk
Park Forest, IL 60466
708-481-3510
Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center
37-acre nature preserve offering programs in environmental educations, adventure education, corporate training and outdoor recreation. Hiking Trails are open daily. Free. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Recreation.
 
20000 South Western Ave.
Olympia Fields, IL
708-481-2330
Lake Katherine Nature Center & Botanic Gardens
Lake Katherine consists of 158 acres including the Calumet-Sag Canal, 3.5 miles of hiking trails, 20-acre Lake Katherine, Navajo Creek, a waterfall, forested areas, prairies, arboretum and a wetland restoration project. Free. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Nature Area.
 
7402 West Lake Katherine Drive
Palos Heights, IL 60463
708-361-1873
Moraine Valley Community College Fine & Performing Arts Center
The Fine and Performing Arts Center presents quality cultural programs and popular entertainment in the intimate 600-seat Dorothy Menker Theater. Contact our box office for current offerings. Varies. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Theater / Performing Arts.
 
9000 West College Parkway
Palos Hills, IL 60465
708-974-5500
Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park
0utdoor sculpture park situated along the university's campus, with 22 monumental works by important sculptors. Free. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Special Interest.
 
Governors State University
Governors Hwy. and University Pkwy.
University Park, IL
708-534-4486
Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park
Explore the nature of sculpture. Sited across 100 acres of rolling prairie landscape, this 26-piece collection features monumental works by di Suvero, Hunt, Puryear, and others. Free. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Gallery.
 
Governors State University
Governors Highway and University Parkway
Univeristy Park, IL 60484
(708) 534-4486
Odyssey Fun World
Go-Karts, bumper and speed boats, KIDZ Adventure Park, laser tag, batting cages, 36 holes of adventure golf and 250 redemption and video games. Free. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Entertainment Center.
 
19111 S. Oak Park Ave.
Tinley Park, IL
708-429-3800
Old Plank Road Trail
The Old Plank Road Trail is a rail-trail conversion, an asphalt hiking and biking trail built on an abandoned rail roadbed. The original Michigan Central Rail Road from East Gary to Joliet was surveyed and built in the mid 1850s. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Biking Trail.
 
Trail Start: Park Forest
Trail End: Joliet
815-727-8700
Pennsy Greenway
Begins in Burnham and ends in Crown Point, IN. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Biking Trail.
 
Trail Start: Burnham
Trail End: Crown Point, IN
800-870-3666
The Center for Performing Arts at GSU
Chicago Southland's newest and grandest performing arts center at Governors State University features a wide array of star attractions and children's programs. Free. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Theater / Performing Arts.
 
Governors Hwy & University Pkwy
University Park, IL
708-235-2222
The Children's Farm
For the entire month of October the farm is open to pick your own pumpkin. At the end of October the farm transforms into a spooky Haunted experience. Open Monday through Friday from 3-5pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4pm. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Pumpkin Patches/Farms.
 
12700 Southwest Highway
Palos Park, IL
708-361-3650
Windy City ThunderBolts Baseball
Frontier League of professional baseball is affordable fun for the whole family. Admission Charge. For more information on the Chicago Southland area, visit their website. Attraction Type: Event / Sports Venue.
 
Hawkinson Ford Field
14100 S. Kenton Ave.
Crestwood, IL
708-489-2255



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