The City of Elwood, IL
The city of Elwood is located in the state of Illinois in Will County and has a population of 2,357 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Elwood is Joliet, approximately 9 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Elwood, including Boz's Hot Dogs, Lazy Dog, Quiznos Sub, Larry's Meat Market and Cafe Casablanca. For a larger selection of Elwood restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Elwood Auto Race Tracks, Golf Courses and/or Casinos, including the Cinder Ridge Golf Course, Autobahn Country Club, Route 66 Raceway, Chicagoland Speedway and Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Elwood please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 5 airports are located in or near Elwood:
- Aurora Municipal Airport (AUZ)
- Chicago DuPage Airport (DPA)
- Chicago Midway Intl. Airport (MDW)
- Greater Kankakee Airport (IKK)
- Joliet Park District Airport (JOT)
Elwood, Illinois Climate and WeatherIn the month of October, Elwood experiences an average high temperature of 64 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in October are usually about 41 degrees with an average rainfall of 2.7 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Elwood with daytime temperatures averaging 81 degrees in the summer, and 33 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Elwood to receive an average of 1.89 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.77 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 103 degrees in the summer and as low as -26 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Elwood should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 61 degrees, and nighttime lows of 40.
Elwood, Illinois Attractions
1ABA Museum of Law - Chicago,
The ABA Museum of Law, opened in November 1996 in Chicago, Illinois by the American Bar Association, is the only national museum that focuses on the role of law and the legal profession in America and throughout the world. Its goal is to engage the public in the legal system and make it relevant in their lives. In an effort to increase understanding of lawyers and the work they do, the museum highlights lawyers who were well-known for other work as well as well-known trials.
2Adler Planetarium - Chicago,
The Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum in Chicago, Illinois was the first planetarium built in the Western Hemisphere and is the oldest in existence today. The Adler was founded and built in 1930 by the philanthropist Max Adler, with the assistance of the first director of the planetarium, Philip Fox. On the occasion of its dedication on May 10, 1930, Max Adler stated
3Arrowhead Golf Club(South / East Course at Arrowhead Golf Club ) - Wheaton,
The Arrowhead Golf Club(South / East Course at Arrowhead Golf Club ) is a 27 hole public golf course in DuPage County Illinois. Built in 1920, this Wheaton course designed by Stanley Pelchar is open apr 1 to dec 15. For tee time information call the pro shop at 630-653-5800. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 26W151 Butterfield Rd, Wheaton, IL 60187
4Art 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.
5Arts 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.
6Aurora 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
7Aurora 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.
8Autobahn Country Club - Joliet,
Autobahn Country Club is a road racing complex located near Joliet, Illinois. The facility includes a configurable main track with a 1.50-mile north track, a 2.06-mile south track, a full track of 3.56 miles, and a 0.8-mile kart track.
9Balzekas 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.
Elwood, Illinois Hotels
4Towneplace Suites By Marriott Joliet South
1515 Riverboat Center Dr
Joliet, IL 60431
Elwood, Illinois Restaurants
This is a list of Elwood Sandwich & Deli Shops with addresses and phone numbers, including Sandwich Shops, Fast Foods & Carry Out and Pizza Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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