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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
Accelerate Indoor Speedway & Events
Race indoor on our two Grand Prix style tracks in Italian made, electric powered go-karts reaching speeds up to 50 MPH. Play in our massive Family Arcade with over 50 games. Relax upstairs in the Victory Lap Bar & Grill where you can enjoy great food and drinks while watching the races on the tracks below. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Entertainment Center.
 
8580 Springlake Drive
Mokena, IL 60448
708-457-7772
Art Garden of Palos Heights
Visit the Art Garden which features outdoor sculptures & eco-friendly gardens. Murals & sculptures are plentiful throughout the city. Obtain a self-guided tour map on the city’s website or by calling 708-361-1800. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Gallery.
 
123rd & Harlem Avenue
(behind the Fire Station)
Palos Heights, IL 60463
708-361-1800
Chicago Fire Soccer Club - TOYOTA PARK
Nothing beats live soccer. Watch the Chicago Fire at TOYOTA PARK - get your tickets 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
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.
 
Guaranteed Rate 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 Nanoscience, theater, art 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 eight shows annually, featuring works by Midwestern and national artists, as well as works by students. Programming varies by media, theme and artists represented. Free. 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
Country Club Hills Theater
The Country Club Hills Theater is an intimate 2,500 seat outdoor amphitheater located just 35 miles south of Chicago. Admission Charge. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Theater / Performing Arts.
 
4200 West 183rd Street
Country Club Hills, IL 60478
708-798-2616
Dave & Buster's
A 24,000 sq. ft. restaurant and entertainment facility. Free. 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
Eagle Sports Range
Eagle Sports Range is committed to providing the best selection of products and services from the Firearms and Shooting Sports Industry. Admission Charge. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Special Interest.
 
5900 West 159th Street
Oak Forest, IL 60452
708-535-3000
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
Governors State University Center for Performing Arts
The Center for Performing Arts presents high-quality and affordable national touring acts, Chicago-based artists and community programs in genres from jazz to opera, dance, theatre and family favorites. Free parking is offered. Visit CenterTickets.net. 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
Haunted Trails Family Entertainment Centers
Family amusement park featuring 100s of games, rides, award-winning miniature golf, go-karts & batting cages. October Haunted House, restaurant/party room featuring karaoke. 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
708-598-8580
HITS Chicago - Balmoral Park
HITS, Inc. produces international level hunter/jumper horse shows and is a nationwide company with world-class circuits in Illinois, California, Florida, Arizona, New York and Virginia. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Event / Sports Venue.
 
(Route 394 South)
26435 South Dixie Highway
Crete, IL 60417
708-304-2329
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
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)
Tinley Park, IL 60477
708-614-1616
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 60418
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. Free. 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 performs a full season of classical masterpieces and American music. 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
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
Lotton Art Glass Gallery & Studios
Experience the thrill of watching magnificent works of art being created daily out of hot glass. Meet the world famous Lotton family; tour gallery & studio. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Gallery.
 
24760 South Country Lane
Crete, IL 60417
708-672-1400
Monee Reservoir
Monee Reservoir is a 46-acre fishing lake. Free shoreline fishing is available. Boat rental allows on-water fishing. Free. 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 29-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
708-534-4848
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: 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! Free. 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 Center
An educational and recreational facility, featuring hands-on exhibits and interactive play elements. Family programs are 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
27064 Dutton Road
Beecher, IL 60401
708-946-2216
Pullman National Monument
The Visitor Center is a perfect starting point for your journey to the landmark Pullman district. View an introductory video on the town’s history, various exhibits of photos and Pullman related items. Admission Charge. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Museum.
 
11141 S. Cottage Grove Ave.
Chicago, IL 60628
773-785-8901
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. Free. For more information, visit the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Gallery.
 
Ridge Road & Martin Avenue
Homewood, IL 60430
708-798-3000
Sand Ridge Nature Center
Sand Ridge Nature Center offers live native animals, natural history exhibits, hiking trails, naturalist led nature programs and festivals throughout the year. 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
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
The 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
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
708-755-3444
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. Free. 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 Club, TOYOTA PARK is a world-class stadium and concert venue located southwest of Chicago, near I-294 & I-55. 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 & Art Studios
Union Street Gallery hosts a minimum of 10 art exhibits per year, along with classes and workshops. There are 14 artist studios to compliment the experience. Free admission, and free field trips available. First floor studios and galleries are wheelchair accessible. Free. 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. 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 60418
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. 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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