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Not certain what to do in Downers Grove? Here's some ideas for a sample itinerary. Plan a day at the zoo and everyone is assured an enjoyable day, and with all the walking from the various attractions and exhibits you'll find it's a great way to get some fresh air as well. When you're in town get to Oak Hollow Conservation Area or try Chicago Zoological Park. Downers Grove has a multitude of great libraries and reading rooms. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover a vast selection of genres like Crime, Humor And Comedy, and Psychology. Check out a book or video at Indian Prairie Public Library. Spend a little time at the library and you'll soon be showing off your huge brain and expounding on the poetry of Susan Stewart at the office Christmas party.

Take it up a notch with something a little more exciting. Going bowling is awesome fun. Take some bros and roll over some pins while enjoying some brews at Tivoli Bowling Lanes. Or maybe dominate the lanes at Lisle Lanes. Downers Grove has a unique assortment of local county parks and recreational areas for everyone. Get your fam in the car and head over to O'Brien Park or maybe stop by Lisle Library and borrow a copy of Wake by Lisa McMann, or another good book and spend the day reading at Dunham Place Park. While you're in Downers Grove those in the know always suggest experiencing birds and fauna at Concord Square Park.

Need some energy after all this. Get up and get your ice cream fix. Want to try some new flavors? There are dozens of ways to get your ice cream fix in town. Bounce to Baskin-Robbins 31 Flavors Ice Cream Stor, or cruise over to Blimpie for impeccable vanilla or maybe some A-list hot fudge sundaes. OK it's time to decompress now. Like to find a place to chillax while enjoying a few pints, or take your wife out and get conspicuously ploughed while you're in Downers Grove. Sample something special perhaps a Limestone Breeze, or maybe a Purple Hooter. While in Downers Grove we can reccomend Founders Hill Brewing Company, Slammer's Sports Bar & Grill, or Corner Clubhouse Bar & Grill. Wanna try a different itinerary, it's all good just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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A plethora of pleasant diversions can be found a short distance from Downers Grove, Illinois. Whether you like rides or would like something more extreme the opportunities are incalculable. Start planning and have a blast, then post reviews of the places you visit. When you're in Downers Grove get to Raceway Kart Association or take everyone out to Lost Mountain Adventure Golf for some insane fun.

ARTSY PLACES

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Locate crafts and a wide mixture of art objects right here in Downers Grove. Whether you are looking for oil on canvas or would rather enjoy the atmosphere at some local galleries, you'll find a mixture of inspired ways to spend the day in in Downers Grove. Try TBJ Enterprises or feel the artsy vibes at Frame of Mind.

Chamberlain Photography & Video
(630) 963-7281
6900 Main Street#140
Downers Grove, IL 60516


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Frame of Mind
(630) 963-7306
532 66th Street
Downers Grove, IL 60516

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Evergreen Gallery
(630) 969-4192
6300 Main Street
Downers Grove, IL 60516

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Erickson Studio
(630) 493-1470
6804 Hobson Valley Drive
Woodridge, IL 60517

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BARS

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Like to bend an elbow and have numerous Tecate's or forget about caution and get totally lit while you're visiting Downers Grove. Sample something enticing like a Ginger Blues, Mint Cooler or perhaps a Sapphire Perfection. While in Downers Grove pull up a chair at Founders Hill Brewing Company, Slammer's Sports Bar & Grill or Corner Clubhouse Bar & Grill. To review all of the options cruise the Downers Grove, Illinois bar directory. Find out what others think about your favorite hangs in the city's bar listings.

BOWLING

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Get everyone together and devastate some pins while enjoying some brews at Tivoli Bowling Lanes. Bowling is a blast and we've run down the best lanes in Downers Grove, right here. Stop by Lisle Lanes. Or to check out the other bowling alleys in the area click the Downers Grove, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a complete seven ten split support our community and add it to our directory.

Suburbanite Bowl
(630) 968-2200
18 West 251st Ogden Avenue
Westmont, IL 60559

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Tivoli Bowling Lanes
(630) 969-0660
938 Warren Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60515

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Willowbrook Lanes
(630) 325-1746
735 Plainfield Road
Hinsdale, IL 60521

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Lisle Lanes
(630) 968-1300
4920 Lincoln Ave
Lisle, IL 60532

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BRAIN FREEZE

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With constantly evolving new flavors going for ice cream is always a blast. Craving something sweet? We have lots of ways for you to get your ice cream jonez in Downers Grove. Locate the ultimate Cherry Cheesecake (Cheesecake Flavored Ice Cream with Cherry Swirl) or maybe in the mood for some traditional vanilla we've got it handled. When you visit Downers Grove go to Baskin-Robbins 31 Flavors Ice Cream Stor or try Blimpie. Know of a place with delightful malts and shakes or the most tubular sherbets? Review it here or add it to our directory.

Ashby's Sterling Ice Cream
(630)963-2142
6313 Woodward Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60516

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Blimpie
(630)963-9559
1340 75th Street
Downers Grove, IL 60516

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Cold Stone Creamery
(630)910-7700
1001 75th Street
Woodridge, IL 60517

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Cold Stone Creamery
(630)322-9640
3520 Seven Bridges Drive
Woodridge, IL 60517

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COFFEE BARS

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Where you get your coffee tells people a lot about you and your lifestyle. Gourmet flavors and choices continue to evolve. Finding the right place makes the experience complete. Downers Grove has a veritable cornucopia of great places to get caffeinated. Discover new flavors like Danish Pastry Flavored Coffee or Royale Caramel Flavored Coffee. Be sure to check out when you're in Downers Grove. Know of a place that serves the best Green Eye? Give em their props and write a review.

RESTAURANTS

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Dining choices are plentiful in Downers Grove from Chinese to five star dining there are diverse possibilities to fulfill your culinary cravings. Explore the Downers Grove, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to grind. While you're in town make a reservation at Ashyana Banquets or try out some of the other local institutions like Almas Pizza or Bacci Pizzeria.

Barone's Pizza
(630) 435-5500
417 63rd St
Downers Grove, IL 60516

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Ashby's Sterling Ice Cream
(630) 963-2142
6313 Woodward Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60516

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Bacci Pizzeria
(630) 515-3500
1332 75th St
Downers Grove, IL 60516

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Almas Pizza
(630) 964-0737
436 75th St
Downers Grove, IL 60516

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FAIRGROUNDS

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Who doesn't like going to the fair? If you're looking for something to do this weekend the fairgrounds always have tons of pleasant diversions. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually tons of economical family things to do. From livestock auctions to boat shows and monster trucks the local fairgrounds near Downers Grove are a great place to find family stuff to do. Now you know what to do get up and check out whats going on this week at Grundy County Speedway.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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In a hurry and need to feed the beast? You're covered bro from bacon and eggs to after hours grindage satisfy your cravings for something with too many calories in Downers Grove. Are you hungry yet how about a good old Dairy Queen Large Chocolate Malt or indulge in a tasty Nathan's CHEESESTEAK (SUPREME)? Identify the best local fast food options nearby Downers Grove here in the Citywide Information fast food listings. We recommend you check out Burger King or consume mass quantities at CyberShopping- Inc.. Buon appetito!

Burger King
(630)968-3736
7301 Lemont Rd
Downers Grove, IL 60516

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Dairy Queen of Downers Grove
(630)852-2246
6240 Main St
Downers Grove, IL 60516

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Wendy's Old Fashioned Hamburgers Restaur
(630)960-3897
1420 75th St
Downers Grove, IL 60516

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CyberShopping- Inc.
(630)985-7820
1230 Golf View Dr
Woodridge, IL 60517

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GOLF COURSES

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Why is golf better than baseball or football? Maybe because George Steinbrenner doesn't have a team on the PGA Tour. Now that's settled so dust off your woods throw your clubs in the car and check out the well manicured private courses and driving ranges around Downers Grove. Twin Lakes Golf Course has some perplexing water hazards and beautiful grounds. Or drop by the pro shop at Green Meadows Golf Course, check out the latest gear from Taylormade or maybe pick up the new Tour Edge Exotics XCG-3 Game-Improvement Hybrids when your done don't forget to stop by the 19th hole Know of a course that's a birdie? Write a review in our listings.

HISTORIC PLACES

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When visiting Downers Grove make time to get to First Congregational Church of Western S, Smith and Clark Brothers Ranch and Groun, or stop by Westmont Historic District. Downers Grove has a bunch of awesome historical places and building for everyone to enjoy. Look into the Downers Grove, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places a hop, skip, and a jump from Downers Grove. Or browse the Illinois historical places listings for statewide information on all of the historical stuff to visit while you're in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

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Why do I wanna go to the library? Workshops: Many libraries offer workshops that can help enrich your life as an adult and support you as a parent. At many libraries, it is possible to learn to knit, prepare your taxes, update your resume, gain computer skills, or improve your parenting skills. revisiting the classics such as The Importance of Being Earnest to wonderful newly emerged reads like LIGHTMASTERS by M.G. Wells. It's all at the library for free! Whether your looking for Henry David Thoreau or Jane Miller, the Downers Grove, Illinois library directory has a multitude of great libraries and reading rooms. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover a vast selection of genres that include Christian, Sports, Horror, and Historical. showing off your massive intellect and expounding on the works of Yusef Komunyakaa at social gatherings.

MUSEUMS

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Downers Grove offers diverse museums and galleries to families and children interested in the arts. Plan a trip to Trailside Museum of Natural History or check the events schedule at Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum. Going to the museum is a totally non creepy first date. Need another reason? Museums inspire Still not convinced? How about stunning works from the Dutch Masters? Still don't know why you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Though you may love it your Dilbert poster is not art so go and see the real stuff at Balzekas Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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You and your bro's have zero chance of scoring at home so why not bust a move on the floor at the ragin clubs nearby Downers Grove. Watch the bartender as he looks at you in encouragement as you ask for your fourth Bleeding Heart and impress the ladies with your Vogue moves at Corner Clubhouse Bar & Grill. Still looking for more action designate a driver and hit up I Love Times Square.com or take in the scenery at Founders Hill Brewing Company Make sure you tip everyone and get to CyberShopping- Inc. for some after hours grindage. Know a cool nighclub or after hours place that's just crazy fun? Give em their props and add it theThe Downers Grove, Illinois nightlife directory.

PARKS

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Downers Grove has a dozen or more interesting local state parks and recreational offerings for you. Plan some time this weekend and bounce to O'Brien Park or maybe stop by Lisle Library and borrow a copy of Gone in Seconds by A.J. Cross, or something easy to read and enjoy a great book under the trees at Dunham Place Park. When you want to get outside in Downers Grove those in the know recommend taking in the beautiful scenery at Concord Square Park.

SHOPPING

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Feeling all shopaholic and you deserve to spoil yourself a little you don't need a reason, we get it. Shopping is always the right decision! Whether you're looking for established designers such as Perry Ellis or want to tell your girlfriends about the neat designer Stine Ladefoged item you got this weekend. Downers Grove has lots of options to satisfy your shopping needs look into The Downers Grove, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with premium offerings from Aartivijay Gupta And Parul Chopra, Filippa K, Sinpatron, and Nasrine Dechache. When you're in Downers Grove find something nice at Kmart, or get to Big Lots for something more casual find great sale stuff.

SPAS / SALONS

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Why is a better to be a girl than a guy, well it's totally easier C'mon you can feel guiltless over a clothing allowance, you don't have to change the oil in your car and guys are always willing to help you carry stuff But all this comes at a price, don't trip you gotta look good whether you need an exfoliating parrifen facial, soothing spa treatments, professional color treatments, or your feet look like you just left Gilligans Island. If you don't want your man to trip you have gotta keep yourself up. It's no problem. We've got all the stylists, salons, and beauty hook up's you need to stay ahead of the game and be beautiful in Downers Grove. Peruse all your options in the Downers Grove, Illinois Personal Care Listings.

Ulta 3
(630) 852-6380
1310C 75th St
Downers Grove, IL 60516


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Daniel Stevens Salon
(630) 960-9444
1310A 75th St
Downers Grove, IL 60516

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Sundial
(630) 810-1760
446 75th St
Downers Grove, IL 60516


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Fitness For Her
(630) 960-4400
1202C 75th St
Downers Grove, IL 60516

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THEATRE / ARTS

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Downers Grove has a panoply of theatre offerings within reach. Taking in the theatre is a great cultural opportunity and the best part is its already in 3D. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Find local productions of the classics like Topdog/Underdog by Suzan Lori-Parks: Suzan Lori-Parks lets tensions slowly boil and build between brothers with completely opposite goals and motivations in this essential, thrilling character study. Or find local performances of great musicals such as Grease. Check out the Downers Grove, Illinois theatre and arts directory for details. We recommend you check out Crossroads Theater or Historical Perspectives for Children when you're in town.

WORLD FLAVORS

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Tired of meat and potatoes? No sweat, Downers Grove has massive numbers of killer places to get your tastebuds out to some far away places. J Q Foxes' Restaurant usually is a tasty possibility or hit up Dayton Tap Incorporated for more detailed eats or to find the tastiest spaghetti and meatballs while your visiting Downers Grove look into the Downers Grove, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got gnarly Tempura or tubular egg drop soup be cool to them and write them a tasty review.

El Paso
(219)374-8666
10833 W 133rd Ave
Cedar Lake, IN 46303

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Dayton Tap Incorporated
(815)434-3015
3112 East 1961st Road
Ottawa, IL 61350

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Keller's Food & Spirits
(262)279-9966
614 Walworth Street
Genoa City, WI 53128

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J Q Foxes' Restaurant
(262)884-9424
2835 Wisconsin Street
Sturtevant, WI 53177

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ZOOS

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You haven't been to the zoo in a long time right? So time to get back, and with all the walking around you'll find it's a great way to stretch your legs as well. Between running around searching for the Ape exhibit and the Killer Whale attractions find a moment to stop for a photo with the zoo's many animal friends. While you're looking for wild wild fun (literally) in Downers Grove check out the scenery Oak Hollow Conservation Area, or for other wild times click on the Downers Grove, Illinois zoo and botanical gardens directory.


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About Downers Grove


Downers Grove is a village in Downers Grove and Lisle Townships, DuPage County, Illinois, United States. The population was 48,724 at the 2000 census, with an official estimated population of 49,250 in 2008.
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Downers Grove, Illinois History

Downers Grove was founded in 1832 by Pierce Downer, a religious evangelist from New York. Its other early settlers included the Blodgett, Curtiss, and Carpenter families. The original settlers were mostly migrants from the Northeastern United States and Northern Europe. The first schoolhouse was built in 1844.During the American Civil War, 119 soldiers from Downers Grove served in the Union Army; at least one of these was interred in the cemetery downtown. There was an abolitionist presence in the village, and some of the older homes are thought to have been stops on the Underground Railroad. However, there is no evidence to substantiate this claim.The Chicago, Burlington …Read More
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Downers Grove, Illinois Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of, of which, of it is land and 0.07% is water. Only the DuPage County communities of Bartlett, Aurora, Naperville and Bolingbrook have larger land areas. The town is bordered by two forest preserves: Lyman Woods and Maple Grove Forest Preserve. A small creek runs through Maple Grove forest preserve. Downers Grove has been designated a Tree City USA for the past 22 years by the National Arbor Day Foundation.Downers Grove borders the communities of Oak Brook, Westmont, Darien, Lombard, Woodridge and Lisle.



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