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Want some ideas about what to do in Oak Forest? Here's some ideas about how to experience the town. Oak Forest has a plethora of significant historical places and buildings for history lovers to explore. Vogt, Karl, Building, Woods, Nettie, Covered Bridge, in addition to Humphrey, John, House, are pretty easy to get to. No offense but your 3rd grade macaroni poster is not art. So go and enjoy art as it should be experienced at Old Zion Museum. Going to the museum is a great way to kill an afternoon, so plan a trip to Oakview Recreation Center and Museum, or George C Walker Museum.

Try something more exciting. Grundy County Fairground is not too far and has tons of pleasant diversions. Even when the fair is not in town there are pleasant things to do. From livestock auctions to gun shows and auto shows the local fairgrounds near Oak Forest are great for finding kid friendly entertainment options. Hop in the car and experience a little slice of americana but before you go check out the Oak Forest Fair and Events Directory. Bowling is a fun social setting for everyone. Get the family together and throw some strikes while enjoying the atmosphere at Orland Bowl. Or maybe burn up the lanes at Oak Forest Bowl.

Need to re-energize afterwards In a hurry and need to feed the beast? Go for late nite munchies and satisfy your cravings for something good at Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits, or bounce to Markellas Gyros for immediate gratification. Enjoy! In the evening you can relax a little. After a busy day you can just chill and enjoy some ale's, or meet someone nice get slightly boiled while you're visiting Oak Forest. Down something delicious maybe a Martini (Classic), or maybe a Widow. 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

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A panoply of kid friendly attractions can be found in Oak Forest, Illinois. Whether you like aquariums or just want to get outside the potential experiences are without limit Get in the car and brag to your friends what a great time you had. When you're in Oak Forest get to Chicago Park District - Central Administ or take everyone out to Evergreen Aqua Park for some good times.

ARTSY PLACES

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Find framing and a variety of contemporary art close to Oak Forest. Whether you are looking for a velvet Elvis or just like to drink in the atmosphere at the area's galleries, you'll find a variety of great experiences in Oak Forest. Try Fast Frame or get in touch with your artsy side at Deck the Walls.

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

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

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Arthouse of Palos Heights
(708) 371-7339
12723 South Ridgeland Avenue
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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Find a cool hang and have too many glasses of wine or take your girlfriend out and get happily bladdered when you're in Oak Forest. Sip something delicious perhaps a Monkey Gland, Peach Margarita or perhaps a Golden Dawn. While in Oak Forest drop by Cindy's Pub, Post Game Pub or O'Brien's Pub. To find other bars review the Oak Forest, Illinois bar directory. Peruse reviews about your best bars in the citywide bar directory.

BOWLING

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Get everyone together and roll over some pins while enjoying some cocktails at Orland Bowl. Bowling is a great way to burn calories and we've got the best lanes in Oak Forest, right here. Be sure to check out Oak Forest Bowl. Or for additional listings click on the Oak Forest, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a real seven ten split tell others, 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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Get out and get some gourmet ice cream. Want to get chill and hit that sweet tooth? We have thousands of ways for you to get your ice cream jonez in Oak Forest. Looking for the most decadent Death By Chocolate (Chocolate Ice Cream with Chocolate Flakes, Fudge Pieces and Chocolate Swirl) or simply some flavorful pistachio we've got your back. While in Oak Forest drop in at 2 Sisters Frozen Custard Inc or chill (literally) at Dairy Palace. You know of a great place with sublime banana splits or the shreddin gourmet ice cream? Tell everyone about it here or add it to our listings.

COFFEE BARS

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RESTAURANTS

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Dining choices are plentiful in Oak Forest from BBQ to casual dining there are diverse options to satiate your culinary cravings. Peruse the Oak Forest, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to try for lunch. While you're in town locals reccommend Baskin Robbins Dunkin Dounut or drop by some of the other local institutions like Baba's Famous Steak & Lemonade or 2 Sisters Frozen Custard Inc.

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 tons of pleasant diversions. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually lots of cool things to do. From rides and attractions to home shows and festivals the local fairgrounds near Oak Forest are a great place to find stuff do do. Get off the couch and check out whats going on at Grundy County Fairground.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Hungry? We've got you covered from breakfast to after hours grindage satisfy your cravings for something with too many calories in Oak Forest. Feeling like you need to eat now how about a good old Boston Market Boston Turkey Dip Carver or possibly a satisfying Dairy Queen Mocha MooLatte? Find the best reviewed fast food options surrounding Oak Forest here in the Citywide Information fast food listings. We recommend you check out Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits or drop into Markellas Gyros. Bon appetit!

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

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

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Dairy Queen
(708)444-4091
15946 Harlem Ave
Tinley Park, IL 60477

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Tinley Wine Spirits & Deli
(708)444-2446
15915 76th Ave
Tinley Park, IL 60477

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GOLF COURSES

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Why is golf more fun than baseball or football? For starters golf is an honorable game played by an overwhelming majority of honorable people who don't need referees. Now that's settled so clean off your drivers throw your clubs in the car and check out the enjoyable links courses and driving ranges close by Oak Forest. George W. Dunne National Golf Course has some perplexing obstacles which are complimented by fantastic scenery. Or visit the pro shop at Westgate Valley Country Club -East, check out the latest gear from Taylormade or maybe pick up the new Titleist 909H Better-Player Hybrids end your golf day with a trip to the 19th hole Know of a course that's a complete albatross? Write a review in our listings.

HISTORIC PLACES

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While you are staying in Oak Forest definitely check out Vogt, Karl, Building, Woods, Nettie, Covered Bridge, or Humphrey, John, House. Oak Forest has tons of unique historical places for history buffs to enjoy. Look into the Oak Forest, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places within minutes of Oak Forest. Or browse the Illinois historical places directory for important information on all of the historical stuff to visit while you're in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

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Why go to the library? Like-minded people: It's a comfort to be around like-minded bookworms, and you might be more motivated just from looking at people hard at work. It's also a nice way to feel like you're part of the neighborhood. revisiting the great classics like Black Beauty to superlative newly emerging reads such as Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake. It's all at the library for free! Whether your looking for Rudyard Kipling or Jane Miller, the Oak Forest, Illinois library directory has a multitude of great places to read. Whatever your interests are you'll discover an assortment of genres including Science, Biography, Cookbooks, and Young. impressing everyone with your huge brain while citing the great works of Philip Levine at really hip parties.

MUSEUMS

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Oak Forest offers diverse museums and galleries to families and children interested in the arts. Take in the many exhibits at Old Zion Museum or get a ticket to Oakview Recreation Center and Museum. 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? There is a museum close to you. Still not convinced? How about though provoking works from the Dutch Masters? Still don't know if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Though you may love it your Dilbert poster is not art so go find out what art really is at at George C Walker Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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Your girlfriend is out of town and she's probably gonna break up with you anyway so get ready to grind on the dancefloor at the best clubs in the party capitol of Oak Forest. Watch the bartender as he stares at you in awkwardness as you smoothly order your second Disaronno Martini and bust your dope Stepping techniques at Taps Pub. After that cruise to Cindy's Pub or hit light speed at Edge Lounge Be sure to tip the bartender and hit up Markellas Gyros for your post party munch. Know a club that's just crazy fun? 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 fantastic selection of local city parks and recreational opportunities for all. Get your sunscreen on and visit Central Park or maybe stop by Markham Public Library and pick up a copy of A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness, or another good book and enjoy a great book and the scenery at El Morro Park. When you are staying in Oak Forest reviewers suggest experiencing natural beauty and grounds at Tower Park.

SHOPPING

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Feeling the need to shop and you need some "YOU" time you don't need a reason, it's all good. Shopping is my therapy too. Whether you're looking for huge designers like Veronique Leroy or want to brag to your friends about the cool designer Dimitri stuff you got this weekend. Oak Forest has wide ranging choices to get your shop on peruse The Oak Forest, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with luxury offerings from A.z Araujo, Von Bardonitz, Paul Costelloe, and Prada. When you're in Oak Forest find something nice at Target, or roll to Kmart for a more low key shopping fix.

Kmart
13200 Cicero Ave
Midlothian, IL 60445

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J C Penneys
4841 Cal Sag Rd
Midlothian, IL 60445

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TJ Maxx
4971 Cal Sag Rd
Midlothian, IL 60445

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Target
5701 W Cal Sag Rd
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 easily rationalize spending a weeks pay on a purse, you're never expected or asked to move heavy or large objects, and it's OK to watch dancing with the stars every week. But all this with some conditions, you gotta come correct whether you gotta get eyebrow threading, a serene stress massage, a little color change, or your feet look like you just left the set of Lost. Looking good means feeling good, and you gotta stay on your game. It's no problem. We've got all the stylists, salons, and skin care hook up's you need to stay beautiful in Oak Forest. Peruse all your options in the Oak Forest, Illinois Personal Care Listings.

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

Oak Forest, Illinois theater arts directory

Oak Forest has lots of local theatre offerings within reach. Taking in the theatre is a fantastic way to be classy on that first date and the best part is it's always in 3D. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Check into local productions of the classics like The Bacchae by Euripides: Young Dionysus, enraged over his mortal family's insistence on denying his divine heritage, unleashes with the fury. Revenge happens to be a rather common theme in Greek drama. Or find local performances of feel good musicals such as Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. Check out the Oak Forest, Illinois theater directory to find all the theatre options. We recommend you check out Towle Community Theatre or Eta Creative Arts Foundation when you're in town.

WORLD FLAVORS

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Are your tired of getting your food from the microwave? No problemo bro, Oak Forest has massive numbers of killer places to get your tastebuds out to some far away places. El Paso totally is a boss mow or plan some additional exercise in the morning and check out J Q Foxes' Restaurant for all the details or to find the best Chinese food around Oak Forest look into the Oak Forest, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got choice Thai or tubular tofu burgers help a brotha out 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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You haven't been to the zoo in years right? So time to get back, and with all the walking from the various attractions and exhibits it's a great way for the fam to get some exercise. Between running around looking for the Lion enclosure and the Honey Pot Ant attractions find a moment to stop for a photo with the zoo's freaky and interesting inhabitants. While you're looking for some fun on the wild side in Oak Forest check out the grounds John J Shedd Aquarium, or for more zoos and wild places look at 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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