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The City of Des Plaines, IL

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The city of Des Plaines is located in the state of Illinois in Cook County and has a population of 56,810 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Des Plaines is Chicago, approximately 12 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Des Plaines, including Joey Tomatoes, Don's Dock Seafood Market, Club Casa Cafe, CHOO CHOO Restaurant and Ahlbeck & Company. For a larger selection of Des Plaines restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Des Plaines Museums, Golf Courses and/or Arenas, including the Mt Prospect Golf Club, Allstate Arena, McDonald's Museum, Lake Park Golf Course and Old Orchard Country Club. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Des Plaines please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following 6 airports are located in or near Des Plaines:
- Chicago DuPage Airport (DPA)
- Chicago Executive Airport (PWK)
- Chicago Midway Intl. Airport (MDW)
- Chicago O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD)
- Gary - Chicago Intl. Airport (GYY)
- Waukegan Regional Airport (UGN)

Des Plaines, Illinois Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Des Plaines
In the month of July, Des Plaines experiences an average high temperature of 84 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in July are usually about 63 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.51 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Des Plaines with daytime temperatures averaging 80 degrees in the summer, and 33 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Des Plaines to receive an average of 1.94 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.8 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 105 degrees in the summer and as low as -27 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Des Plaines should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 60 degrees, and nighttime lows of 40.


                                                                                    
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Des Plaines, Illinois Attractions

Art Institute Of Chicago Illinois
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Art Institute of Chicago  - Chicago,
The Art Institute of Chicago is an encyclopedic fine art museum that is situated in Chicago, Illinois's Grant Park. The Art Institute has one of the world's most notable collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art in its permanent collection. Its diverse holdings also include significant American art, Old Master's, European and American decorative arts, Asian art and modern and contemporary art.
Arts Club Of Chicago Illinois
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Arts Club of Chicago  - Chicago,
Arts Club of Chicago is a private club located in the Near North Side community area of Chicago in Cook County, Illinois, a block east of the Magnificent Mile, that exhibits international contemporary art. It was founded in 1916, inspired by the success of the Art Institute of Chicago's handling of the Armory Show. Its founding was viewed as a statement that art had become an important component of civilized urban life.
Aurora City Golf Course Illinois
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Aurora City Golf Course  - Aurora,
The Aurora City Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Kane County Illinois. Built in 1930, this Aurora course is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 2 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 630-499-0670. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.

 


Address: Ray Moses Dr, Aurora, IL 60505
Aurora Regional Fire Museum Illinois
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Aurora Regional Fire Museum  - Aurora,
The Aurora Regional Fire Museum is a non-profit, tax exempt, educational institution located in Aurora, Illinois in the US. Its purpose is to preserve and exhibit the artifacts and history of Aurora and surrounding area fire departments, as well as teach and promote fire safety and prevention.

 

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Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture  - Chicago,
The Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture is a museum that can be found at 6500 S. Pulaski Rd. in Chicago's West Lawn neighborhood, not far from Chicago Midway International Airport. Founded in 1966, the Balzekas Museum is dedicated to the preservation and perpetuation of Lithuanian culture and is the largest museum in the US devoted to the subjects of Lithuania, the Lithuanian language, history, culture and politics, and to the Lithuanian-American experience.
Barrington Park District Golf Course Illinois
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Barrington Park District Golf Course  - Barrington,
The Barrington Park District Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Lake County Illinois. Built in 1958, this Barrington course is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 847-381-0687. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 235 Lions Dr, Barrington, IL 60010
Bartlett Hills Golf Club Illinois
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Bartlett Hills Golf Club  - Bartlett,
The Bartlett Hills Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in DuPage County Illinois. Built in 1923, this Bartlett course designed by Charles Maddox & Frank P. MacDonald is open apr 1 to nov 30. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 630-837-2741. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 800 W Oneida Ave, Bartlett, IL 60103
Batavia Depot Museum Illinois
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Batavia Depot Museum  - Batavia,
The Batavia Depot Museum is a museum in Batavia, Illinois that was once the town's Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad Depot. It was the first of many depots built by the company. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.

 

Big Oaks Golf Club Kenosha Wisconsin
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Big Oaks Golf Club  - , Kenosha,
The Big Oaks Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Kenosha County Wisconsin. is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 262-694-4200. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 6117 123rd Pl, Kenosha, WI 53142
Big Run Golf Club Lockport Illinois
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Big Run Golf Club  - Lockport,
The Big Run Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Will County Illinois. Built in 1930, this Lockport course designed by Harry B. Smead is open apr 1 to nov 30. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 815-838-1057. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 17211 W 135th St, Lockport, IL 60441
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Des Plaines, Illinois Hotels

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Best Western Des Plaines At O'hare
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Best Western Des Plaines At O'hare
1231 Lee St
Des Plaines, IL 60018

 

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Wyndham Glenview Suites
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Wyndham Glenview Suites
1400 North Milwaukee Ave
Glenview, IL 60025

 

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Motel 6 Chicago North Glenview
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Motel 6 Chicago North Glenview
1535 Milwaukee Ave I-294 At Willow Road Then South 2 Miles
Glenview, IL

 

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Travelodge Glenview, Il
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Travelodge Glenview, Il
1625 Milwaukee Ave
Glenview, IL 60025

 

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Holiday Inn Mt. Prospect Chicago
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Holiday Inn Mt. Prospect Chicago
200 E Rand Road
Mount Prospect, IL 60056

 

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Courtyard By Marriott Chicago Glenview/northbrook
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Courtyard By Marriott Chicago Glenview/northbrook
1801 Milwaukee Ave
Glenview, IL 60025

 

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Fairfield Inn By Marriott Chicago Glenview
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Fairfield Inn By Marriott Chicago Glenview
4514 W Lake Ave
Glenview, IL 60025

 

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Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago/mt. Prospect
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Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago/mt. Prospect
1 Randhurst Village Dr
Mount Prospect, IL 60056

 

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Country Inn & Suites Chicago O'hare Nw
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Country Inn & Suites Chicago O'hare Nw
2200 S Elmhurst Road
Mount Prospect, IL 60056

 

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Extended Stay America - Chicago - O'hare
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Extended Stay America - Chicago - O'hare
1201 E Touhy Ave
Des Plaines, IL 60018

 

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Des Plaines, Illinois Restaurants

This is a list of Des Plaines Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Seafood, Fast Foods & Carry Out and Chinese Restaurants. Happy Dining!

 
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Club Casa Cafe
353 North River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847)298-5100
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Don's Dock Seafood Market
1220 East Northwest Highway
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847)827-1817
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Joey Tomatoes
1436 Miner Street
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847)296-4550
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Ahlbeck & Company
1665 Elk Boulevard
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847)824-4000
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Boneteria Mexico
694 Lee St
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847)296-3070
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CHOO CHOO Restaurant
600 Lee Street
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847)391-9815
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Bold's Chinese Restaurant
1476 Miner Street
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847)635-1008
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Chiava Barlounge
1575 Ellinwood Avenue
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847)768-3000
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Depot Pizzeria
1557 Ellinwood Avenue
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847)298-7777
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Catering by Oliveti
1575 Ellinwood Avenue
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847)299-3090
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Top Chicago Attractions for Families with Kids
Published August 30, 2012

Six fantastic reasons for your family to visit Chicago with the best attractions from museums and aquariums, to parks and zoos.

 

5 Top Chicago Museums for Families
Published August 22, 2011

Come explore the treasures of Chicago's best family museums from America's first planetarium to the exciting children's museum exhibits, to vast nature collections

 

Chicago Family Attractions and Dining
Published December 13, 2010

There are plenty of family attractions to visit in Chicago. Some free outdoor attractions include the 50 foot Crown Fountain, the Buckingham Fountain and Wrigley Field.

 

Chicago Family Visit – John Hancock Center and the Navy Pier
Published December 9, 2010

Chicago Illinois is the go-to family destination for exciting urban activities from the Hancock Center to the Chicago Children's Museum to the Navy Pier's family attractions.

 

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