3010 Finley Rd.
Downers Grove, IL 60515-1118
Phone: (630) 515-1500
Fax: (630) 515-1595
The alluring property of Arrowhead Golf Club, located on Butterfield Road, is one of the most preferred event venues in Wheaton. Known for its beautifully manicured 27 holes, this lush green property sets a perfect background for your dream wedding. Whether you are a member or not, the staff makes sure that your time at this club is memorable. After a game, enjoy a delicious brunch at a restaurant and bar on-site. The extensive list of spirits and cocktails completes your dinning experience.
Spread over 10 acres (4.04 hectares), the spacious facility of the Arabian Knights Farms & Training Center lies in the town of Willowbrook, about 23 miles (37 kilometers) from Chicago. This farm, one of the most respected in the mid-west, specializes in horse training, riding lessons, horse breeding, and horse sales. Among the facilities at this farm and training center are an indoor and an outdoor riding arena, a 5-acre (2-hectare) park, spacious barns and stalls, and also a banquet hall for business ot private events. See the website to know more.
The DuPage Children's Museum uses play to stimulate interest among children in maths, science and the arts. The museum offers creative programs for schools, parents and teachers. Children have access to the exhibits and can play games. Adults and parents can use the library for reading and study material and books on child rearing and positive parenting. Explore their store to buy educational gifts and toys.
Carriage Greens Country Club is a multifarious event and recreational facility in Darien featuring wedding and banqueting facilities along with an expansive golf course and two premiere dining destinations. Their personal event-managing team will ensure the smooth running of any event be it a full-scale wedding reception, private bash or formal occasion. Golf enthusiasts will appreciate the golf course facilities ranging from the expanded tee and green area to full cart paths. The club's signature restaurant - Sandtrap Grill features eclectic American cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The 8700 Club is the perfect spot to unwind with handcrafted cocktails, live music and good company. So host your next big event at Carriage Greens Country Club and make it a memorable one.
Walker Park, located in Burr Ridge, offers visitors a chance to relax and enjoy a day out with family and friends. With plenty of activities and sports to participate in, the park has a lively atmosphere perfect for the entire family, kids and teenagers. Stay fit and active through sports like tennis, sand volleyball, softball, basketball, roller hockey, soccer and more. Take a day outside and enjoy a picnic at one of their picnic areas, kids can enjoy the playgrounds and fishing enthusiasts can enjoy a relaxing evening out by the water. The outdoor gazebo is a great spot for a casual lunch out or even a small private event. For additional information on park services, visit the website or call the park.
Built in the 1920s by worshipers of the Medina Temple in Chicago, this golf club is located only 24 miles from Chicago. It hosts one of the most important international golf events, the PGA Tournament, on its Course Three, with a 7,508 yard area. It boasts of two other golf courses and a picturesque club house, situated on 450 acres of lush green land. For details on upcoming events and other information, check the website.
Offering Chicago's only ALA-accredited Master of Library and Information Science, Dominican University is a national leader in library and information science, where students work side-by-side with professors who bring years of experience to the classroom.
Summit Park District is a recreation center that offers a variety of outdoor activities, facilities and opportunities for a day of family fun. Play a round of Disc golf at their 18-hole park and challenge your friends to an interactive and enjoyable game. Cool off during the summer months at the Splash park, open through June to Labor day, where families and kids can enjoy a fun day out with fountains, sprays, slides, cannons and sun decks with chairs. The skate park is great for those who seek a thrill and is open till late every day, test your skate boarding skills on the concrete ramps and challenge yourself to new heights. Dog lovers can bring their canine friends along to the Happy Trails Dog Park, Besides this, there are outdoor areas, baseball fields, picnics, fitness camps and more. For additional information on events and programs, visit the website. A great place to enjoy a sunny afternoon in summer with friends and family.
This golf club is located about 24 miles from Chicago. It features four 18-hole courses, including the world-class Course 4. The club also offers computerized scoring, a golf learning center, shower and locker facilities and a professional staff at your service. A banquet hall capable of accommodating 280 people, a restaurant and a golf shop are some of the other features of Cog Hill. It hosts the BMW Championship, previously known as the Western Open.
Schiller Woods offers visitors a respite from the hustle and bustle of city life as well as plenty of opportunities to spend a day out with friends and family in nature. With open play fields, gently rolling rills, trails and forest paths, there is plenty of ways to enjoy the outdoors from taking a hike through the woods, fishing at the pond, sledding down the hill which is specially maintained to be child safe, picnicking at one of the 13 outdoor shelters, bird watching and more. Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the chance to spot wildlife like the deer as well as several types of birds like great horned owls, winter wrens and Cooper's hawks. A small bit of prairie preserved close to the city offers trails along the East river road to explore birds, plants and insects. During summer, the charming array colorful wildflowers along the stretch are a sight for sore eyes, the area can be explored via the brown trail. Visitors can even volunteer to work on the Des Plains River Valley Restoration Project on a monthly basis. To find out more, visit the website.
Are you a parent traveling with children who wants to take a break from the hectic mess of airport travel? If so, head over to the departure level of Terminal 2, where you will find an assortment of interactive exhibits that will wear the little ones out in no time. There is an assortment of displays, including a two-story purple cargo airplane, complete with movable foam rubber cargo. Parents can rest on park benches.
Experience the lifestyle of the 1800s as you visit Volkening Heritage Farm. You can take part in the traditional farming activities at this farm or just sit back and relax amidst the beautiful nature.