The City of Oak Park, IL
The city of Oak Park is located in the state of Illinois in Cook County and has a population of 53,125 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Oak Park is Chicago, approximately 10 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Oak Park, including Erik's Delicatessen Restaurant, Buzz Cafe, Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwich, Domino's Pizza and Cafe Le COQ. For a larger selection of Oak Park restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Oak Park Museums, Botanical Gardens and/or Golf Courses, including the Pleasant Home, Wonder Works, Unity Temple, Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio and Oak Park Conservatory. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Oak Park please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 6 airports are located in or near Oak Park:
- Chicago DuPage Airport (DPA)
- Chicago Executive Airport (PWK)
- Chicago Midway Intl. Airport (MDW)
- Chicago O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD)
- Gary - Chicago Intl. Airport (GYY)
- Joliet Park District Airport (JOT)
Oak Park, Illinois Climate and WeatherIn the month of September, Oak Park experiences an average high temperature of 74 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in September are usually about 54 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.27 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Oak Park with daytime temperatures averaging 80 degrees in the summer, and 33 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Oak Park 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 Oak Park 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.
Oak Park, Illinois Attractions
1Arts 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.
2Aurora 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
3Autobahn 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.
4Balmoral Woods Country Club - Crete,
The Balmoral Woods Country Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Will County Illinois. Built in 1976, this Crete course designed by George Fazio & Don Mortell is open mar 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 708-672-7448. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 26732 S Balmoral Woods Dr, Crete, IL 60417
5Balzekas 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.
6Barrington 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
7Bartlett 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
8Big 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
9Billy Caldwell Golf Course - Chicago,
The Billy Caldwell Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Cook County Illinois. Built in 1900, this Chicago course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 773-792-1930. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 6200 N Caldwell Ave, Chicago, IL 60646
10Bittersweet Golf Club - Gurnee,
The Bittersweet Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Lake County Illinois. Built in 1996, this Gurnee course designed by Harry Vignocchi & Jack Porter is open mar 15 to nov 15. Tee times are accepted up to 8 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 847-855-9031. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 875 Almond, Gurnee, IL 60031
Oak Park, Illinois Hotels
9Super 8 Chicago Northlake O'hare South
2080 N Mannheim Rd
Northlake, IL 60164
10Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Chicago West-o'hare Arpt
200 S Mannheim Road
Hillside, IL 60162
Oak Park, Illinois Restaurants
This is a list of Oak Park Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out, Pizza Restaurants and Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops. Happy Dining!
Oak Park Articles
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.
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
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.
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.