The Westin O'Hare
Collected by Lara Takenaga, AFAR Contributor
3111 River Rd, River Grove, IL 60171, USA
Both children and adults will find plenty to play with at Brunswick Zone. The entertainment emporium in River Grove boasts 48 bowling lanes, six pool tables, and video games. While kids stock up on treats at the snack bar, adults can take a break...
536 N Harlem Ave, River Forest, IL 60305, USA
Schiller Woods offers a bounty of outdoor recreational activities. The 284-acre nature preserve features a large pond filled with bass, catfish, and carp. Fish from the open shore or take the kids to watch ducks paddle by. Aspiring aviators will...
2001 N Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60195, USA
When modern life gets the best of you, go back to the period of jousting tournaments, knights, and royal courts at Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament. During the elaborate show, you’ll witness heroic battles, impressive horsemanship, and stately...
2800 Oakton St, Park Ridge, IL 60068, USA
There’s nothing like ice-skating to get you in the holiday spirit. If you prefer to avoid the elements, head to the award-winning Oakton Ice Arena, which offers year-round indoor public skating. The regulation-size arena has served as a training...
5460 Park Pl, Rosemont, IL 60018, USA
Fill up on all the meat you can eat at Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse. Located near O’Hare Airport, the restaurant serves 16 cuts of fire-roasted meats, including the signature picanha top sirloin and filet mignon. Gaucho chefs carve all of...
8349 W Lawrence Ave, Norridge, IL 60706, USA
The Blossom Cafe serves all-American comfort food, including breakfast any time of day, seven days a week. You don’t have to wait until the weekend to indulge in strawberry-Nutella French toast, red velvet pancakes, an omelet with applewood-smoked...
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