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The City of Lake Forest, IL

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The city of Lake Forest is located in the state of Illinois in Lake County and has a population of 20,991 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Lake Forest is Chicago, approximately 19 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Lake Forest, including Landmark 2 Cafe, Mcdonald's, Bank Lane Bistro, Mcdonald's Office and Deer Path Inn (Hha). For a larger selection of Lake Forest restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Lake Forest Golf Courses and/or Museums, including the Lake Bluff Golf Club, Marriott's Lincolnshire Resort, Deer Path Golf Course, Cuneo Museum and Fort Sheridan Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Lake Forest please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following 6 airports are located in or near Lake Forest:
- Chicago DuPage Airport (DPA)
- Chicago Executive Airport (PWK)
- Chicago Midway Intl. Airport (MDW)
- Chicago O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD)
- Kenosha Regional Airport (ENW)
- Waukegan Regional Airport (UGN)

Lake Forest, Illinois Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Lake Forest
In the month of November, Lake Forest experiences an average high temperature of 47 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in November are usually about 30 degrees with an average rainfall of 2.57 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Lake Forest with daytime temperatures averaging 78 degrees in the summer, and 32 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Lake Forest to receive an average of 1.68 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.7 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 102 degrees in the summer and as low as -27 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Lake Forest should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 58 degrees, and nighttime lows of 39.


                                                                                    
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Lake Forest, Illinois Attractions

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ABA 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.
Addison Golf Course Illinois
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Addison Golf Course  - Addison,
The Addison Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in DuPage County Illinois. Built in 1958, this Addison course is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 630-628-9713. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 19W250 Army Trl Blvd, Addison, IL 60101
Adler Planetarium Chicago Illinois
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Adler 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
Allstate Arena Rosemont Illinois
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Allstate Arena  - , Rosemont,
Allstate Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Rosemont, Illinois.

 

 

 

Alumni Hall Depaul University Chicago Illinois
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Alumni Hall - DePaul University  - Chicago,
Alumni Hall was a 5,308-seat multi-purpose arena in Chicago, Illinois. The arena opened in 1956 to replace DePaul Auditorium, the school's prior on-campus gym. It was home to all the DePaul University Blue Demons men's basketball team from 1956 until they moved to the Rosemont Horizon. The women's team played all their home games at Alumni Hall from 1974 to 2000, while the men's team played occasional games there.
Antioch Golf Club Illinois
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Antioch Golf Club  - Antioch,
The Antioch Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Lake County Illinois. Built in 1954, this Antioch course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 847-395-3004. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.

 


Address: 40150 N Route 59, Antioch, IL 60002
Apple Orchard Golf Course Bartlett Illinois
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Apple Orchard Golf Course  - Bartlett,
The Apple Orchard Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in DuPage County Illinois. Built in 1960, this Bartlett course designed by David Gill is open apr 1 to oct 30. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 630-540-4807. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 696 W Stearns Rd, Bartlett, IL 60103
Arboretum Golf Club Buffalo Grove Illinois
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Arboretum Golf Club  - Buffalo Grove,
The Arboretum Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Lake County Illinois. Built in 1990, this Buffalo Grove course designed by Dick Nugent is open mar 1 to dec 1. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 847-913-1112. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 401 Half Day Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Arlington Lakes Golf Club Arlington Heights Illinois
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Arlington Lakes Golf Club  - Arlington Heights,
The Arlington Lakes Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Cook County Illinois. Built in 1979, this Arlington Heights course designed by Garrett & David Gill is open mar 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 847-577-3030. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 1211 S New Wilkes Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Arrowhead Golf Clubsouth East Course At Arrowhead Golf Club  Wheaton Illinois
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Arrowhead 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
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Lake Forest, Illinois Hotels

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Hilton Garden Inn Lake Forest Mettawa
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Hilton Garden Inn Lake Forest Mettawa
26225 N Riverwoods Blvd
Mettawa, IL 60045

 

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Residence Inn By Marriott Chicago Lake Forest/mettawa
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Residence Inn By Marriott Chicago Lake Forest/mettawa
26325 N Riverwoods Blvd
Mettawa, IL 60045

 

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Deer Path Inn Lake Forest
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Deer Path Inn Lake Forest
255 East Illinois Road
Lake Forest, IL

 

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Sunset Motel Lake Bluff
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Sunset Motel Lake Bluff
511 Rockland Rd
Lake Bluff, IL 60044

 

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Homewood Suites By Hilton Chicago-lincolnshire
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Homewood Suites By Hilton Chicago-lincolnshire
10 Westminster Way
Lincolnshire, IL 60069

 

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La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Northshore
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La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Northshore
2000 South Lakeside Dr
Bannockburn, IL 60015

 

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Extended Stay America Chicago - Vernon Hills - Lake Forest
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Extended Stay America Chicago - Vernon Hills - Lake Forest
215 N Milwaukee Ave
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

 

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Moraine Hotel Highwood
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Moraine Hotel Highwood
700 N. Sheridan
Highwood, IL

 

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Hotel Milano
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Hotel Milano
700 N Sheridan
Highwood, IL 60040

 

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Hotel Indigo Vernon Hills
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Hotel Indigo Vernon Hills
450 N Milwaukee Ave
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

 

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Lake Forest, Illinois Restaurants

This is a list of Lake Forest Fast Food Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including American Restaurants and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!

 
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Mcdonald's
884 South Waukegan Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847)283-9140
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Mcdonald's Office
1025 West Everett Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847)234-3427
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Landmark 2 Cafe
100 Saunders Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847)535-9600
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Deer Path Inn (Hha)
255 E Illinois Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847)234-2280
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Bank Lane Bistro
670 North Bank Lane
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847)234-8802
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Egg Harbor Cafe
512 North Western Avenue
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847)295-3449
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Einstein BROS
728 North Western Avenue
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847)615-9888
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Burger King - Restaurants- Lake Forest- Hoffman Estates
950 North Western Avenue
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847)295-5080
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Colonial Delicatessen
215 Waukegan Road
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
(847)234-5551
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Einstein BROS
235 Waukegan Road
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
(847)735-9888
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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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