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Itasca is a lovely town located in the suburbs of Chicago with a quaint historical downtown to explore. The surrounding areas featuring activities for everyone; it's a great place to visit, away from the hustle and bustle of the big city.
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800 E Nerge Rd, Roselle, IL 60172, USA
If you come down with a case of winter cabin fever, escape to Strike Ten. You won’t find your average bowling alley inside this two-floor upscale lounge. In addition to a restaurant and two bars, you’ll see large flat-screens above every lane, so...
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130 Forest Ave, Itasca, IL 60143, USA
The Springbrook Nature Center is open year round and home to numerous community activities. Their philosophy emphasizes conservation, recreation, and education, and is encapsulated in their mission statement: 'The Village of Itasca's Nature Center...
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850 N Wood Dale Rd, Wood Dale, IL 60191, USA
Located in Wood Dale, Yesterday's Farm Museum is trip to a different era. The barn pictured above is part of the Wood Dale Historical Society, and it was constructed back in the 1850s. This massive structure is referred to as a 'T' barn due to the...
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200 E Irving Park Rd, Itasca, IL 60143, USA
The Wesley G. Usher Memorial Park is one of the many parks located in and around historic downtown Itasca. The adorable pavilion pictured above is a great place to take shelter from the sun, and it overlooks a nice reflecting pool situated on the...
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500 Park Blvd, Itasca, IL 60143, USA
There's nothing better after a long day than to get outside and take in some fresh air. The walking paths that weave in and around Park Boulevard are perfect for that post-work day stretch. You can enjoy the manicured lawns, the gurgling...
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100 Catalpa Ave, Itasca, IL 60143, USA
Weaving its way along the river, and among the various parks of downtown Itasca, the Itasca Riverwalk is a great way to do some small town exploring. The paths link the Springbrook Nature Center, to the Caribbean Waterpark, to the Fitness Center...
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5N105 IL-53, Itasca, IL 60143, USA
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Receiving rave reviews over the years from the Chicago Tribune, Zagat, the Chicago Sun Times and Fra Noi (Chicagoland's Italian American Voice), DeMarco's is a well-known authentic Italian eatery in the truest sense of the word. The team at...
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123 E Irving Park Rd, Wood Dale, IL 60191, USA
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Shorty's is a throwback to an era where you hopped in your '57 Chevy, put the kids in the back, and rolled to the drive-in for a bite to eat on a summer night. Featuring the usual selection of American hotdog and hamburger fare, Shorty's also has...
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933 W Irving Park Rd, Itasca, IL 60143, USA
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With over 40 years of experience in the business, the philosophy at Bread and Butter is very simple: take staple foods that everyone loves and infuse them with freshness and healthy upgrades. And simplicity is key at this lovely local eatery,...
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500 Park Blvd, Itasca, IL 60143, USA
Featuring a wide selection of choice sushi, sashimi, tempura delights and even huge combo platters, the Hirano Japanese Restaurant will fulfill your every sushi desire. Their menu also boasts a nice selection of craft salads, udon (noodles) and...
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971 N Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090, USA
What started as a hobby by Fred Koehler and his wife back in 1975, has turned into something that we all now reap the benefits of. Lynfred Winery was founded in 1979 in Illinois, of all places. Urged by some to take his talents to California, Fred...
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111 Gigi Gruber Ln, Itasca, IL 60143, USA
Stocking over 600 bottles of wine from all over the globe, Wine With Me is one of the cooler hybrid drinking/shopping places I have come across. Upon entering, it looks like an enormous wine shop, complete with corkscrews, tasting kits and an...