The City of Hammond, IN
Hammond is a popular city in the state of Indiana with a total of 76,545 residents living there. Hammond is ranked as the fifth most populated city in Indiana and the 371st most populated city in the United States, and is located in Lake County. The largest nearby city to Hammond is Chicago, approximately 28 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Hammond, including Avila's Restaurant & Lounge, Casa Blanca, Bebe's Creations, Subway and Lupita's Restaurant. For a larger selection of Hammond restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Hammond Golf Courses, Casinos and/or Museums, including the Hammond Youth Golf Academy at Lost Marsh, MacArthur Golf Course, Burnham Woods Golf Course, Horseshoe Casino and River Oaks Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Hammond please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 5 airports are located in or near Hammond:
- Chicago Executive Airport (PWK)
- Chicago Midway Intl. Airport (MDW)
- Chicago O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD)
- Gary - Chicago Intl. Airport (GYY)
- Valparaiso Porter County Municipal Airport (VPZ)
Hammond, Indiana Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Hammond experiences an average high temperature of 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 18 degrees with an average rainfall of 2.17 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Hammond with daytime temperatures averaging 81 degrees in the summer, and 36 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Hammond to receive an average of 2.19 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.58 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 -24 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Hammond 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 44.
Hammond, Indiana 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
3Allstate Arena - , Rosemont,
Allstate Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Rosemont, Illinois.
4Alumni 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.
5Art 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.
6Arts 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.
7Balmoral 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
8Balzekas 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.
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
10Bon Vivant Country Club(Championship Course at Bon Vivant Country Club) - , Bourbonnais,
The Bon Vivant Country Club(Championship Course at Bon Vivant Country Club) is a 36 hole public golf course in Kankakee County Illinois. Built in 1978, this Bourbonnais course designed by Ray Didier is open mar 1 to nov 1. For tee time information call the pro shop at 815-935-0403. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: Career Ctr Rd, Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Hammond, Indiana Hotels
7Residence Inn By Marriott Chicago Southeast Hammond
7740 Corinne Dr
Hammond, IN 46323
8Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Chicago Southeast/hammond
7720 Corinne Dr
Hammond, IN 46323
Hammond, Indiana Restaurants
This is a list of Hammond Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Chinese Restaurants, Sandwich Shops and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!
4745 Indianapolis Boulevard
East Chicago, IN 46312
9Mcdonald's Restaurants - East Chicago
4745 Indianapolis Boulevard
East Chicago, IN 46312
Published August 30, 2012
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Published December 13, 2010
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Published December 9, 2010
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