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Wanna find the top kid friendly attractions in Oak Forest? Here's some really great ways to spend the day. Oak Forest has a number of great library offerings closeby. Wherever your interests lie you'll find a great selection of genres that include Contemporary, Music, and Thrillers. Take some time and get LITERAL at Crestwood Public Library. Spend some time at the library and soon you'll be waxing philosophical and expounding on the works of Susan Stewart at the office Christmas party. Let's be real here your prized collection of velvet clown paintings is not art. So why not go a little upscale and see what's up at George C Walker Museum. Many museums have special exhibits and activities for kids and offer reduced rates during certain times, so maybe you should make time to visit Old Zion Museum, or possibly DuSable Museum of African - American His.

Take it up a notch with something a little more exciting. Oak Forest has many interesting local city parks and great recreational areas for families with kids. Get the dog's leash and head to El Morro Park or maybe stop by Acorn Public Library and pick up a copy of Wake by Lisa McMann, or something fun to read and enjoy the solitude and tranquil setting at Tower Park. When you are in Oak Forest those in the know advise taking in the pleasant surroundings at Lagoon Park. Lots of fun adventures can be located near Oak Forest. If your looking for aquariums or want to plan a family day, the options are limitless. Get out and enjoy the day, then blog about this great directory. Haunted Trails Family Amusement Center is worth the relatively short drive, you might also want to get to PGN Jump N' Fun Entertainment or Chicago Park District - Central Administ while you're in town.

Need some energy after all this. The area offers a number of great places to get your caffeine energy going. Discover new flavors like Butterfinger Flavored Coffee, or look for the perfect Caf. Be sure to check out , or . OK let's decompress a little now. After a long and rewarding day you can chill and have numerous shots, or rent a limo and get pleasantly ale while in Oak Forest. Enjoy something tasty maybe a Ginger Snap, or possibly a Negroni. While in Oak Forest cruise by Cindy's Pub, 16200 Cicero Lounge Inc, or O'Brien's Pub. This itinerary sucks, 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 family friendly amusements are nearby Oak Forest, Illinois. If you are looking for aquariums or just want to get outside the potential experiences are huge. Pull the car around and visit some of attractions. When you're in Oak Forest stop by Haunted Trails Family Amusement Center or take everyone out to PGN Jump N' Fun Entertainment for some insane fun.

ARTSY PLACES

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Discover crafts and a plethora of modern art within reach of Oak Forest. Whether you are looking for mixed media or would like to find a place that you can try out your beret. Check out the vibe at some local galleries, you'll find a variety of pleasant artsy diversions in Oak Forest. Try Arthouse of Palos Heights 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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Like to find a nice place to hang while enjoying numerous Long Island Iced Teas or meet some new people and get pleasantly buzzed when you're in Oak Forest. Enjoy something different like a Hoopla, In the Pink or maybe a Cherry Martini. While in Oak Forest try going to Cindy's Pub, 16200 Cicero Lounge Inc or O'Brien's Pub. For additional options peruse the Oak Forest, Illinois bar directory. Facebook your home away from home in the citywide bar directory.

BOWLING

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Get everyone together and blow up some pins while enjoying the atmosphere at Oak Forest Bowl. Bowling is a great way to be active while drinking and eating fried foods and we've got all the best places in Oak Forest, at your fingertips. Chill at Centennial Lanes. Or to check out the other bowling alleys in the area click the Oak Forest, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a real strike support our community and add it to 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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With constantly evolving new flavors going for ice cream is always a blast. Like to find something cool and tasty? We have dozens of ways for you to get your ice cream jonez in Oak Forest. Locate the ultimate Maple Nut (Maple Flavored Ice Cream with Pecan Pieces) or simply some traditional strawberry we've got your back. While visiting Oak Forest be sure to check 2 Sisters Frozen Custard Inc or cruise by Sam & Jake's Olde Fashion Ice Cream Parl. Have your own favorite place with gourmet hot fudge sundaes or awesome frozen delights? Tell us about it or add it to our directory.

COFFEE BARS

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Where you get your coffee tells people a lot about you and your lifestyle. The choices for flavors and blends change and evolve all the time. Finding the right place with the right vibe and the right grinds makes it so much better. Oak Forest has a dozen of great places to get caffeinated. Discover new flavors like White Chocolate Raspberry Truffles Flavored Coffee or Vanilla Coconut Flavored Coffee. We recommend you check out when you're in Oak Forest. Have a favorite place to get your Frappuccino? Write a review of your favorite place.

RESTAURANTS

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Restaurant choices abound in Oak Forest from Italian to fine cuisine there are diverse options to indulge your pallette. Explore the Oak Forest, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to try for lunch. While you're visiting make a reservation at Baba's Famous Steak & Lemonade or try out some of the other local establishments like 2 Sisters Frozen Custard Inc or Baskin Robbins Dunkin Dounut.

FAIRGROUNDS

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The local fairgrounds always have amazing stuff to do. If you want to plan something with the kids the fairgrounds always have great fun stuff for all. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually tons of pleasant things to do. From midway attractions to home shows and festivals the local fairgrounds near Oak Forest are great for finding kid friendly entertainment options. Now stop looking at this website and find out about the scheduled events at Will County Fairground.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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In a hurry and need to feed the beast? You're covered bro from greasy early morning eye openers to late night gluttony satisfy your cravings for something with too many calories in Oak Forest. Hungry yet how about a good old Carl's Jr. Double Western Bacon Cheeseburger or possibly a nice White Castle Vanilla Shake? Find the best local fast food options in Oak Forest here in our directory. When you're in town check out Always Open Deli & Market or consume mass quantities at Tinley Wine Spirits & Deli. Bon appetit!

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 better than baseball or football? Perhaps because fat people and skinny people can play golf. Now that's settled so get out your woods get your clubs in the car and check out the enjoyable private courses and driving ranges in Oak Forest. Oak Hills Country Club has some stimulating sandtraps which are complimented by fantastic scenery. Or drop by the pro shop at George W. Dunne National Golf Course, check out the cool gear from Ping or shave some points off your game with the new Callaway Diablo Edge MAX Game-Improvement Irons then cruise the cart over to the 19th hole Know of a place that's a total double eagle? Add it to our directory.

HISTORIC PLACES

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While your in Oak Forest reviewers recommend Young, Joshua P., House, Vogt, Karl, Building, or stop by Humphrey, John, House. Oak Forest has numerous culturally significant historical places and building for history enthusiasts to enjoy. Look into the Oak Forest, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places a short drive from Oak Forest. 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 go to the library? Computers: Most public libraries offer free Internet access, computers with educational games for kids, and valuable online resources for teenagers. revisiting the classics such as Dracula to masterfully written newly emerging titles such as The Lost Immortals: When Copper Suns Fall by KaSonndra Leigh. It's all at the library for free! Whether you want William Makepeace Thackeray or Bobbie Ann Mason, the Oak Forest, Illinois library directory has a multitude of great places to read. Whatever your interests are you'll find a great selection of genres including Thrillers, Chick, Graphic, and Contemporary. waxing philosophical and citing the works of June Jordan at the dinner table.

MUSEUMS

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Oak Forest offers a bunch of awesome museums and galleries to art lovers looking to expand their horizons. Go back in time at George C Walker Museum or plan a trip to Old Zion Museum. Going to the museum promotes creativity and intellectual curiosity. Need another reason? Museums make you feel good. Still not convinced? How about amazing sculptures? Still don't know why you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Let's be real here your Playmate of the year poster from 97 is not art so go find out what art really is at at DuSable Museum of African - American His.

NIGHTLIFE

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Okay we got a babysitter so get ready to go all Michael Jackson at da club at the A-List clubs in the nightlife capitol Oak Forest. Watch the bartender as he regards you in befuddlement while you purchase your fourth Stiletto and bust your best Jacking skills at Edge Lounge. If the bouncer asks you to leave designate a driver and hit up Blarney Stone Pub or check the vibe at Cindy's Pub Make sure you tip everyone and stop for some Rolaids before you hit up Tinley Wine Spirits & Deli for some late night gluttony. Know a nightspot that's insanely fun? Give em their props and add it 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 diverse local city parks and recreational offerings for you. Take some wine, a blanket, and someone special and bounce to El Morro Park or maybe stop by Acorn Public Library and borrow a copy of A Beautiful Dark by Jocelyn Davies, or another enjoyable novel and enjoy some serenity at Tower Park. When you are in Oak Forest locals always suggest taking in the natural beauty and grounds at Lagoon Park.

SHOPPING

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It's Saturday and you want to spoil yourself a little you don't need a reason, we get it. Shopping is the bomb. Whether you're looking for recognized designers such as Peter Jensen or want to tell your girlfriends about the exclusive designer Viktor & Rolf stuff you found shopping. Oak Forest has wide ranging choices to satisfy your shopping needs look into The Oak Forest, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with boutiques and merchandise from Abdul Halder, Romanian Designers, Charlotte Ronson, and Farah Khan. When you're in Oak Forest visit J C Penneys, or rollover to TJ Maxx for a more low key shopping fix.

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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Its way better to be a woman it's just way cooler C'mon you can feel guiltless over a clothing allowance, you're allowed to cry, and people don't think you have an inflated ego if you drive an expensive sports car. Oh it's great to be a woman but, you need to look like a million, feel like a million, whether you need an aromatherapy facial, soothing spa treatments, professional salon services, or you just wanna get your nails done in a really trampy red. Looking good means feeling good, and you always have to come correct and stay on your game. Don't worry girl. We've got all the stylists, salons, and skin care hook up's you need to stay on top and be beautiful in Oak Forest. Check out all the options in the Oak Forest, Illinois Spas, Salons, and Skin Care 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 an array of local theatre offerings with a short drive. Taking in the theatre is a fantastic way to escape the confines of what's available on Netflix and the best part is you don't have to wear 3D glasses. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Check into local productions of the classics like Tartuffe by Moliere: Moliere's essential comedy satirized the political and religious climate of 17th Century France and stirred up a fair amount of controversy. Or find local interpretations of entertaining musicals such as The Sound of Music. Check out the Oak Forest, Illinois theatre and performing arts directory to find all the theatre options. We recommend you check out Pagels Susan or Eta Creative Arts Foundation when you're in town.

WORLD FLAVORS

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Tired of Lean Cuisines? No problem, Oak Forest Has lots of yummy places to get your tastebuds to far away places. J Q Foxes' Restaurant usually is a tasty possibility or hit up El Paso for all the details or to find the tastiest Egg Foo Yung inside Oak Forest check out the Oak Forest, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got choice Mongolian beef or tubular tamales consider the karmic ramifications and write them a nice 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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Plan a day at the zoo and everyone is assured a wonderful learning opportunity, with all the walking from exhibit to exhibit it's a fun way to get some exercise. Between running around searching for the Siberian Tiger enclosure and the Fish attractions find a moment to take some pictures with the zoo's many animal guests. While you're looking for some fun on the wild side in Oak Forest take in the schedule Shedd Aquarium, or for more zoos and wild places 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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