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Wanna find the top kid friendly attractions in Oak Forest? Maybe you should add some of these places to your itinerary. Don your March 1991 Playmate of the month centerfold is not art. So why not see something a little more cerebral at Balzekas Museum. Many museums have special exhibits and activities for kids and offer reduced rates during certain times, so get a ticket to DuSable Museum of African - American His, or Old Zion Museum. Oak Forest has some really fascinating historical landmarks for those who want to get in touch with history to experience. Humphrey, John, House, Woods, Nettie, Covered Bridge, as well as Twin Tower Sanctuary, are within reach for the adventurous.

Take it up a notch with something a little more exciting. Various and sundry fun activities are proximate to Oak Forest. If you like attractions or would like something more extreme, the potential experiences are endless. It's up to you. Get up and check out the local attractions. Smuggler's Cove is not too hard to get to, there's also Haunted Trails Family Amusement Center or PGN Jump N' Fun Entertainment while you're in town. Grundy County Fairground is easy to get to and has a consistent roster of fun events. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually alot of family oriented things to do. From rides and attractions to gun shows and live music the local fairgrounds near Oak Forest are a great place to find a great way to spend the day. Get off the couch and check out whats going on but first check the Oak Forest Fair and Events Directory.

Need some energy afterwards Get out and get some gourmet ice cream. Craving something sweet? There are dozens of ways to get your ice cream fix in town. Check into Baskin Robbins Dunkin Dounut, or chill (literally) at Sam & Jake's Olde Fashion Ice Cream Parl for the awesomest chocolate or maybe some traditional frozen yogurt. Time to unwind a little now. Locate places to chill while enjoying a couple of shots, or maybe get totally lubricated while in Oak Forest. Enjoy something subtle maybe a Day Dream, or maybe a Peppermint Cream. While in Oak Forest stop in at Cindy's Pub, Post Game Pub, or O'Brien's Pub. Don't like this itinerary, no problemo just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

Oak Forest, Illinois amusement parks

A dizzying number of family friendly amusements are easily accessible to Oak Forest, Illinois. If you want theme parks or are looking for local amusements the possibilities are great. Get up off the couch and brag to your friends what a great time you had. When you're in Oak Forest we recommend Smuggler's Cove or bounce to Haunted Trails Family Amusement Center for some fun.

ARTSY PLACES

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Look for crafts and a variety of modern art right under your nose in Oak Forest. Whether you are looking for mixed media or just want an excuse to wear a black turtleneck. Check out the scenery at the area's galleries, you'll find a variety of great experiences in Oak Forest. Try Fast Frame or feel the artsy vibes at I Adams Posters.

Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(708) 532-1048
7061 159th Street
Tinley Park, IL 60477

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Arthouse of Palos Heights
(708) 371-7339
12723 South Ridgeland Avenue
Palos Heights, IL 60463

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Fast Frame
(708) 361-4185
7154 West 127th Street
Palos Heights, IL 60463

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I Adams Posters
(708) 385-0714
12557 Western Avenue
Blue Island, IL 60406

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BARS

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Looking for a place to relax while enjoying some ale's or like to find a place to get undeniably polluted in Oak Forest. Try something worldly like a Between The Sheets, Bramble or perhaps a Grapefruit Fizz. While in Oak Forest chill at Cindy's Pub, Post Game Pub or O'Brien's Pub. For other bars cruise the Oak Forest, Illinois bar directory. Facebook your best places in our directory.

BOWLING

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Call some friends and tear up the lanes while enjoying some fried food at Oak Forest Bowl. Bowling is a great leisure activity and we've identified all the best places in Oak Forest, at your fingertips. Drop by Burr Oak Bowl. Or for other bowling alleys in the area visit the Oak Forest, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a complete gutterball tell everyone, include it in our directory.

Oak Forest Bowl
(708) 687-2000
15240 Cicero Ave
Oak Forest, IL 60452

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Centennial Lanes
(708) 633-0500
16050 Centennial Cir
Tinley Park, IL 60477

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Orland Bowl
(708) 532-8868
8601 W 159th St
Orland Park, IL 60462

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Tinley Park Bowling Lanes Inc
(708) 532-2955
7601 183rd St
Tinley Park, IL 60477

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BRAIN FREEZE

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Ice cream is great for everyone. First date, afternoon treat, or decadent dessert everyone likes ice cream. Looking for a way to cool off? We have dozens of ways for you to find your ice cream zen in Oak Forest. Locate the best Tin Roof Sundae (Vanilla Ice Cream with Brownie Pieces, Chocolate Covered Peanuts and Chocolate Swirl) or perhaps some rich strawberry we've got your hookup While you're hanging out in Oak Forest check out Baskin Robbins Dunkin Dounut or drive by Sam & Jake's Olde Fashion Ice Cream Parl. Have your own favorite place with sublime sorbets or superb waffle cones? Let us know here or add it to our listings.

COFFEE BARS

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It's not cool to get your coffee at Circle K and coffee is all about cool these days. Gourmet flavors and choices continue to evolve. Finding the right place makes the experience complete. Oak Forest has some great choices to satisfy your caffeine cravings. Try some new specialty flavors like Pina Colada Flavored Coffee or Ultimate Chocolate Flavored Coffee. We recommend you check out when you're in Oak Forest. Have a favorite place to get your Cafe Zorro? Give em their props and write a review.

RESTAURANTS

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Restaurant choices abound in Oak Forest from BBQ to casual dining there are wide ranging opportunities to satisfy your culinary cravings. Peruse the Oak Forest, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to try for dinner. While you're in town take your friends over to 2 Sisters Frozen Custard Inc or drop by some of the other local establishments like Baskin Robbins Dunkin Dounut or Baba's Famous Steak & Lemonade.

FAIRGROUNDS

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The local fairgrounds always have amazing stuff to do. If you're looking for something to do this weekend the fairgrounds always have great fun stuff for all. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually lots of cool things to do. From midway attractions to swap meets and live music the local fairgrounds near Oak Forest are great for finding stuff do do. Now you know what to do get up and check out whats going on this week at Grundy County Fairground.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Need to feed? We've got you covered from pancakes and eggs to late night drive thru's satisfy your cravings for something fried in Oak Forest. Hungry now how about a good old Carl's Jr. Loaded Breakfast Burrito or perchance a tasty Dairy Queen Brownie Earthquake? Find the best reviewed fast food options surrounding Oak Forest here in our directory. Make sure to get to Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits or drop by Markellas Gyros. Buen provecho!

Subway Sandwiches & Salads
(708)687-7660
6062 159th St
Oak Forest, IL 60452

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Markellas Gyros
(708)429-2333
15500 Cicero Ave
Oak Forest, IL 60452

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Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits
(708)532-3683
7001 W 159th St
Tinley Park, IL 60477

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Always Open Deli & Market
(708)633-1110
6800 183rd St
Tinley Park, IL 60477

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GOLF COURSES

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Why is golf more enjoyable than baseball or football? Maybe because golfers don't taunt or punch each other. Now that's settled so clean off your woods put your clubs in the car and check out the well manicured public courses and driving ranges in Oak Forest. Westgate Valley Country Club -East has some perplexing sandtraps complimented by beautiful surroundings. Or drop by the pro shop at Silver Lake Country Club(North Course at, check out the newest gear from Taylormade or maybe pick up the new Ping i15 Better-Player Irons when your done bounce to the 19th hole Know of a place that's a total albatross? Write a review in our listings.

HISTORIC PLACES

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While your in Oak Forest get to Humphrey, John, House, Woods, Nettie, Covered Bridge, or stop by Twin Tower Sanctuary. Oak Forest has diverse historical landmarks for the history lover in all of us to enjoy. Look into the Oak Forest, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places nearby Oak Forest. Or browse the Illinois historical places listings for current information on all of the historical places to see in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

Oak Forest, Illinois library listing

Why should I go to the library? Pick a librarian's brain: Librarians can be great resources for either helping with your research or recommending books that you might be interested in. It feels more personal to have a real person to truly cater to your reading needs versus a smart algorithm. mastering the classics such as The Phantom of the Opera to decent somewhat new reads like Crusher by Niall Leonard. It's all at the library for free! Whether you're interested in O. Henry or Alice Adams, the Oak Forest, Illinois library directory has a multitude of great libraries and reading rooms. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover a variety of genres that include Mystery, Sports, Romance, and Psychology. waxing philosophical and expounding on the poetry of Mary Oliver at really hip parties.

MUSEUMS

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Oak Forest offers diverse museums and galleries to students and teachers who are interested in the arts. Check out Balzekas Museum or plan a trip to DuSable Museum of African - American His. Going to the museum will make your wife's friends jealous cause none of her friends husbands are classy enough to take them. Need another reason? Museums provide an effective way of learning. Still not convinced? How about though provoking impressionist paintings? Still uncertain if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Don't take this the wrong way but your Alfred E. Newman poster is not art so go find out what art really is at at Old Zion Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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You have zero chance of scoring at home so maybe let's go all Michael Jackson at da club at the hottest night places in world famous Oak Forest. The crowd will stare in confusion as you order your Pomegranate Ice and bust your crazy Vogue techniques at Edge Lounge. If you're still up for it hit up Taps Pub or hit light speed at O'Brien's Pub Be sure to tip your waiters and waitresses and stop for some Rolaids before you hit up Markellas Gyros for some late night gluttony. Know a nightspot that's solid? Add it to theThe Oak Forest, Illinois nightlife directory.

Cindy's Pub
(708)687-6918
5230 159th St
Oak Forest, IL 60452

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O'Brien's Pub
(708)687-4298
15548 Cicero Ave
Oak Forest, IL 60452

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Taps Pub
(708)535-6374
15427 Cicero Ave
Oak Forest, IL 60452

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Blarney Stone Pub
(708)535-4800
15400 Cicero Ave
Oak Forest, IL 60452

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PARKS

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Oak Forest has a surprisingly interesting selection of local city parks and recreational offerings for all. Take some wine, a blanket, and someone special and head over to Central Park or maybe stop by Tinley Park Public Library and borrow a copy of Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, or some more casual stuff and enjoy a great book in the lush surroundings at Tower Park. When you want to get outside in Oak Forest reviewers suggest taking in the lush greenery at Vergne Way Park.

SHOPPING

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You just lost 5 pounds and you deserve to indulge yourself a little you don't need a reason, it's all good girl. Everyday should be a shopping day! Whether you're looking for decidedly tested designers like Zac Posen or want to brag to your friends about the cool designer Versace item you got this weekend. Oak Forest is near to lots of great places to satisfy your shopping needs peruse The Oak Forest, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with boutiques and merchandise from Abdul Halder, Z For Z, Replay Laserblast, and Miu Miu. When you're in Oak Forest visit Kmart, or roll to TJ Maxx for something more casual find great sale stuff.

J C Penneys
4841 Cal Sag Rd
Midlothian, IL 60445

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Kmart
13200 Cicero Ave
Midlothian, IL 60445

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TJ Maxx
4971 Cal Sag Rd
Midlothian, IL 60445

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Kohl's
13130 Rivercrest Dr
Midlothian, IL 60445

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SPAS / SALONS

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Oh the benefits of being a woman it's just easier C'mon you can rationalize spending a weeks pay on a purse, you can always get to the front of the line in clubs, and no one ever knows when you break wind. But all this comes with at a cost, and with some strings attached, don't trip you gotta look good whether you gotta get a relaxing facial, soothing spa treatments, a brazilian blowout or you need to take a little power nap while you're getting your nails done. The focus is on you. You need to look good so you can feel good and keep your game strong. Don't worry honey. We've got all the salon and beauty hook up's you need to stay fabulous in Oak Forest. Check out all the options in the Oak Forest, Illinois Salon Services Directory.

Avon Products
(708) 535-7145
15449 Waverly Ave
Oak Forest, IL 60452


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Curves
(708) 535-1556
5464 159th St
Oak Forest, IL 60452


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Ron Tutor's Hair Designers
(708) 687-3451
6000 159th St
Oak Forest, IL 60452

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Caribbean Tanning Spa & Boutique
(708) 687-1745
6048 159th St
Oak Forest, IL 60452

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THEATRE / ARTS

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Oak Forest has varied of local theatre offerings that are closely accessible. Taking in the theatre is a great way to escape the confines of what's available on Netflix and the best part is its already in 3D. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Check into local productions of the classics like Hamlet: The eponymous prince battles with the dual demons of his father's murder and mother's hastened remarriage to his uncle in one of the most intense, dramatic tragedies ever penned. Or find local productions of feel good musicals like All That Jazz. Check out the Oak Forest, Illinois theatre and performing arts directory for details. We recommend you check out Chocolate Chips Theatre CO or Towle Community Theatre when you're in town.

WORLD FLAVORS

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Tired of meat and potatoes? No problem, Oak Forest has massive numbers of bodacious places to get your tastebuds to far away places. Dayton Tap Incorporated is always a tasty possibility or drive your hungry self to J Q Foxes' Restaurant for more detailed information or to find the greatest Dim Sum close to Oak Forest look into the Oak Forest, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got shreddin Tempura or tubular tofu burgers make the world a teeny bit better off and write them a sweet 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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The zoo is great for everyone, with all the walking from exhibit to exhibit it's a great way for everyone to get some exercise. Between running around looking for the Squirrel enclosure and the Gorilla attractions find a moment to stop for a photo with the zoo's many animal friends. While you're looking for something a little on the wild side in Oak Forest check out the grounds Chicago Zoological Society - Brookfield , or for more great zoos and gardens click on the Oak Forest, Illinois zoo and gardens directory.


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About Oak Forest


Oak Forest is a suburban city about south/southwest of downtown Chicago in Bremen Township in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 28,051 at the 2000 census.
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Oak Forest, Illinois History

The area currently known as Oak Forest was originally called Cooper's Grove in the early 19th century. Cooper's Grove was then bounded by Kenton, Cicero, Kilpatrick, Lamon, Lavergne and LeClaire Avenues. Mr. Cooper who settled here in the 1830s was said to have been the first resident of Bremen Township. A log cabin discovered by later settlers is believed to have been built by Cooper and was the first home built in the township.The community was further established when settlers arrived to farm in the area (many of them were German-born), sometime in the mid to late 1840s. The Cooper's Grove post office began service in 1848 and later changed its name to New …Read More
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Oak Forest, Illinois Geography

Oak Forest is considered part of the Chicago metropolitan area. It is mostly surrounded by Cook County Forest Preserves (hence the name). Some neighboring communities of Oak Forest include Crestwood to the north, Midlothian to the northeast, Markham to the east, Country Club Hills to the southeast, Tinley Park to the southwest, Orland Park to the west, beyond Bachelor's Grove Cemetery and Forest Preserve is Palos Heights to the northwest.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.7 square miles (14.8 km²), of which, 5.7 square miles (14.6 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.88%) is water. …
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