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The City of Oak Park, IL

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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 Weather

Current Weather in Oak Park
In the month of April, Oak Park experiences an average high temperature of 58 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in April are usually about 38 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.68 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.


                                                                                    
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Oak Park, 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.
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
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.
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Oak Park, Illinois Hotels

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Write Inn Hotel
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Write Inn Hotel
211 N Oak Park Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302

 

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Bishops Hall
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Bishops Hall
605 Iowa Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

 

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Carleton Of Oak Park
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Carleton Of Oak Park
1110 Pleasant St
Oak Park, IL 60302

 

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University Club Of Chicago
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University Club Of Chicago
76 East Monroe
Chicago, IL 60603

 

Marriott Execustay Pres Towers
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Marriott Execustay Pres Towers
555 West Madison Avenue
Chicago, IL 60661

 

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Super 8 Chicago/rosemont/ohare/se
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Super 8 Chicago/rosemont/ohare/se
3160 North River Road
River Grove, IL 60171

 

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Travelodge O'hare/chicago
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Travelodge O'hare/chicago
1900 North Mannheim Road
Melrose Park, IL 60160

 

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Travelodge Hotel Melrose Park
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Travelodge Hotel Melrose Park
1900 N Mannheim Rd
Melrose Park, IL

 

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Super 8 Chicago Northlake O'hare South
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Super 8 Chicago Northlake O'hare South
2080 N Mannheim Rd
Northlake, IL 60164

 

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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Chicago West-o'hare Arpt
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Chicago West-o'hare Arpt
200 S Mannheim Road
Hillside, IL 60162

 

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Oak Park, Illinois Restaurants

This is a list of Oak Park Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Sandwich Shops, Barbecue Restaurants, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops and Seafood. Happy Dining!

 
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COSI
1101 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60301
(708)524-8412
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Denny's Restaurants - Oak Park
711 North Harlem Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708)386-6964
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Caribou Coffee
423 North Harlem Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60301
(708)358-1212
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La Bella Pasteria
109 S Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708)524-0044
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Boston Market - River Forest
7211 West Lake Street
Forest Park, IL 60130
(708)771-0455
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Robinson Ribs Express
10 Chicago Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708)383-7427
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Ben & Jerry's
30 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60610
(312)751-1442
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Long John Silver's
123 Harlem Ave
Forest Park, IL 60130
(708)771-4054
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Ben & Jerrys Homemade
30 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60610
(312)642-3424
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Chinatown Kitchen
5957 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60651
(773)261-2056
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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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