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Wanna find family stuff to do in University Park? Maybe you should add some of these stops to your travel plan. University Park has some really fascinating historical surroundings for those curious about history to explore. Hollywood Historic District, Rosedale Park Historic District, in addition to Sugar Pine Point State Park, are easily within reach. No offense but your Alfred E. Newman poster is not art. So go and enjoy art as it should be experienced at Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum. Going to the museum is a great opportunity to experience priceless works of art for very little money, so maybe stop at Oakview Recreation Center and Museum, or Old Zion Museum.

Up the ante with a little excitement. Going bowling is a fun social setting for everyone. Call your friends and blow up some pins while enjoying the atmosphere at Village Bowl. Or maybe get your BOWL ON at Crete Bowling Lanes. Lake County Fairgrounds is easily within reach and always has been consistently enjoyed by the locals. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually lots of family oriented things to do. From rides and attractions to swap meets and festivals the local fairgrounds near University Park are a great place to find stuff do do. Now stop looking at this page and find out about the scheduled events in the University Park Fair and Events Directory.

Need some energy after all this. The city has a buttload of great places to get caffeinated. Try some new specialty flavors like English Toffee Flavored Coffee, or look for the perfect Half-caf. Try out , or take a break at . OK let's decompress a little now. Looking for a place to relax while enjoying a couple of ale's, or rent a limo and get way wrecked in University Park. Enjoy something sophisticated maybe a B54, or perhaps a Ritz Fizz. While in University Park stop in at Jack's Bar & Grill, McCoys Pub, or Curt's Place. This itinerary sucks, no problems bro just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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Various and sundry things to do with the family are withing reasonable distance of University Park, Illinois. If you want karting or want to plan a day with the kids the options are massive. Visit some new places and enjoy the local attractions. When you're in University Park stop by Sauzer's Kiddieland or roll over to Adventure Trails Family Entertainment & for some fun.

ARTSY PLACES

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Find framing and a variety of surrealist art right by University Park. Whether you are looking for Illustration Art or would like to find a place that you can try out your beret. Check out the surroundings at the area's galleries, you'll find a mixture of great experiences in University Park. Try CC Global Trading Company or see something artful at Frame Masters Limited.

Frame Masters Limited
(708) 481-3550
21516 Main Street
Matteson, IL 60443

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JORH Frame Plastic PAC
(708) 747-3440
21750 Main Street# 14
Matteson, IL 60443

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Moore Paint
(708) 898-9285
314 West 16th Place
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

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CC Global Trading Company
(312) 371-6755
419 Hickory Street
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

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BARS

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Like to find a nice place to hang while enjoying some pints or embarrass yourself and get unabashedly hammy when you're in University Park. Enjoy something different perhaps a Tangerine Dream, Grapefruit Mojito or maybe an Apple Tini. While in University Park visit Jack's Bar & Grill, McCoys Pub or Curt's Place. To look at all the options read the University Park, Illinois bar directory. Scan reviews about your best places in the city's bar listings.

Curts Place Inc
25800 Western Ave
Park Forest, IL 60466

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Curt's Place
(708) 534-9712
25800 Western Ave
University Park, IL 60466

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Jack's Bar & Grill
(708) 754-7000
436 W 34th St
Steger, IL 60475

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Chuck's Place
(708) 672-9449
1358 Main St
Crete, IL 60417

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BOWLING

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Call some friends and crush some pins while enjoying some brews at Village Bowl. Bowling is awesome fun and we've located the best lanes in University Park, right here. Try going to Crete Bowling Lanes. Or to find other bowling options in the area click the University Park, Illinois bowling directory. Been to a place that is a real strike tell others, add it to our directory.

Crete Bowling Lanes
(708) 672-6262
1338 Main St
Crete, IL 60417

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Classic Lanes
(708) 754-4210
3201 E End Ave
South Chicago Heights, IL 60411

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Lakewood Bowl Inc
(708) 481-3313
5125 Sauk Trl
Richton Park, IL 60471

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Internet Bowling Center
(708) 283-2148
20200 Governors Dr
Olympia Fields, IL 60461

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BRAIN FREEZE

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Ice cream is not just for dessert anymore. Looking for a way to cool off? We have thousands of ways for you to get your brain freeze on in University Park. Locate the ultimate Cherries Jubilee (Vanilla Ice Cream with Maraschino Cherries, Cake Pieces and Cherry Swirl) or maybe in the mood for some decadent pistachio we've got you taken care of. While you're hanging out in University Park drop in at Buddys or fall by Cold Stone Creamery. Have your own favorite place with delightful hot fudge sundaes or the awesomest gourmet ice cream? Let us know here or add it to our directory.

DARI Whip Snack Stop
(708)755-8732
3144 Chicago Road
Steger, IL 60475

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Mitchell's Candies & Ice Cream
(708)799-3835
18211 Dixie Highway
Homewood, IL 60430

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Buddys
(708)946-3001
615 South Dixie Highway
Beecher, IL 60401

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Treat Street
(815)464-4466
11 South White Street Suite 201A
Frankfort, IL 60423

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COFFEE BARS

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Where you get your coffee tells people a lot about you and your lifestyle. The proliferation of flavor choices are best enjoyed when prepared by real professionals. Finding the right place makes the experience complete. University Park offers a number of great places to get your caffeine energy going. Get out and experience some intersting flavors like Cherry Vanilla Flavored Coffee or Sweet Mint Flavored Coffee. Try out when you're in University Park. Know of a place with a perfect Pocillo? Tell your friends and write a review.

RESTAURANTS

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There are lots of great places to try in University Park from meat and potatoes to gourmet cuisine there are diverse opportunities to indulge your culinary cravings. Explore the University Park, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to get your grub on. While you're visiting make a reservation at Bixbys or drop by some of the other local eateries like Bixby's or Bixby's Pizza & Togo.

Bixby's Pizza & Togo
(708) 481-7771
22309 Central Park Ave
Park Forest, IL 60466

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Curts Place Inc
25800 Western Ave
Park Forest, IL 60466

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Bixby's
(708) 748-4488
22315 Central Park Ave
Park Forest, IL 60466

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Bixbys
22315 Central Park Ave
Park Forest, IL 60466

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FAIRGROUNDS

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The local fairgrounds always have amazing stuff to do. If you're looking for something to do for the family the fairgrounds always have great fun stuff for all. Even when the fair is not in town there are pleasant things to do. From livestock auctions to speedway racing and festivals the local fairgrounds near University Park are cool for finding kid friendly entertainment options. Get your face out of the chicken bucket and find out what's going on at Lake County Fairgrounds.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Hungry? You're covered bro from bacon and eggs to late nite munchies satisfy your cravings for something fried in University Park. Feeling like you need to eat now how about a good old Sonic Peanut Butter Fudge Shake or indulge in a tasty Subway Double Chicken Bacon Ranch? Locate all the fast food choices nearby University Park here in our directory. We recommend you check out Homewood Liquor or consume mass quantities at Kentucky Fried Chicken. Buon appetito!

GOLF COURSES

University Park, Illinois golf

Why is golf better than baseball or football? Perhaps because you can play golf by yourself. Now that's settled so clean off your woods put your clubs in the car and check out the enjoyable public courses and driving ranges close by University Park. Longwood Country Club has some difficult sandtraps and beautiful grounds. Or head to the pro shop at Lincoln Oaks Golf Course, check out the latest gear from Ping or impress your buddies with the new Titleist 909D3 Tour Driver then cruise the cart over to the 19th hole Know of a course that's a albatross? Add it to our directory.

Deer Creek Golf Club
(708) 672-6667
25055 Western Ave
University Park, IL 60484

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Lincoln Oaks Golf Course
(708) 672-9401
390 E Richton Rd
Crete, IL 60417

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Golf Vista Golf Course
(708) 534-8204
5001 Augusta Blvd
Monee, IL 60449

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Tuckaway Golf Course
(708) 946-2259
27641 Stony Island
Crete, IL 60417

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HISTORIC PLACES

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When you're in University Park we recommend you get to Hollywood Historic District, Rosedale Park Historic District, or Sugar Pine Point State Park. University Park has multiple historical landmarks for history lovers to enjoy. Look into the University Park, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places right near University Park. Or browse the Illinois historical places listings for the latest information on all of the historical stuff to do when you're in Illinois.

Sugar Pine Point State Park
3 mi. S of Homewood on CA 90
Homewood, CA 60430

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Rosedale Historic District
Roughly bounded by 25th Court S, Central
Homewood, AL 60430

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Hollywood Historic District
Roughly bounded by Al 31, AL 280 and Lak
Homewood, AL 60430

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Rosedale Park Historic District
Roughly bounded by Woodcrest Place, 26th
Homewood, AL 60430

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LIBRARIES

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Why should I go to the library? Great excursion for kids: Many of the free programs are kid- and family-friendly, and the library is a great place for a field trip. Spark the love of reading early on by getting your kid a library card, and he'll be excited to be able to choose any book to bring home. Borrowing and returning books also creates and teaches kids a sense of responsibility. mastering the classics such as A Midsummer Night's Dream to noteworhy and relatively new novels like Lucky by Rachel Vail. It's all at the library for free! Whether you want Homer or William Gaddis, the University Park, Illinois library directory has lots of great libraries. Wherever your interests lie you'll find a vast selection of genres like Young, History, Biography, and Spirituality. impressing the ladies with your new found intellect while citing the great works of Yusef Komunyakaa at parties.

MUSEUMS

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University Park offers a unique assortment of museums and galleries to art lovers looking to expand their horizons. Check out Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum or get a ticket to Oakview Recreation Center and Museum. Going to the museum is a great way to make your wife happy cause none of her friends husbands would take them. Need another reason? Museums make you feel good. Need yet another reason to go? How about amazing sculptures? Still uncertain if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Cool as it may be your dogs playing poker tapestry is not art so go and see the real stuff at Old Zion Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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There's not much up tonight let's grind on the dancefloor at the trendy night spots with all the party people of University Park. Watch the bartender as he stares at you in encouragement when you purchase your fourth Amarula Latté and bust your crazy Locking moves at Old Town Tap. If you have time before last call cruise to Chuck's Place or take it up a notch at Over the Edge Nightclub Be sure to tip your waiters and waitresses and hit up Kentucky Fried Chicken for some late night gluttony. Know a cool nightplace that's off the chain? Add it to theThe University Park, Illinois nightlife directory.

Jack's Bar & Grill
(708)754-7000
436 W 34th St
Steger, IL 60475

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Chuck's Place
(708)672-9449
1358 Main St
Crete, IL 60417

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Old Town Tap
(708)672-9616
475 W Burville Rd
Crete, IL 60417

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Over the Edge Nightclub
(708)534-8900
25520 S Governors Hwy
Monee, IL 60449

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PARKS

University Park, Illinois parks

University Park has a bunch of awesome local county parks and great places to be outside for families with kids. Grab the Frisbee and head over to Riegel Farm Park or maybe stop by Matteson Public Library and pick up a copy of The Good Father: A Novel by Noah Hawley, or another enjoyable novel and enjoy a great book and the scenery at Pine Lake Park. While you're in University Park those in the know suggest experiencing natural beauty and grounds at Shabbona Park.

SHOPPING

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It's Wednesay and you're in the mood to take care of yourself you don't need a reason, we get it. Shopping is always the right decision! Whether you're looking for main stream designers like Alexander Wang or want to tell everyone about the neat designer Vivek Kumar stuff you found shopping. University Park is close to tons of places to get your shop on look into The University Park, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with luxury offerings from A.z Araujo, Yohji Yamamoto, Hussein Chalayan, and Manuel Fernández. When you're in University Park find something nice at Sears, or roll to Kmart or get your retail therapy.

SPAS / SALONS

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Why is a better to be a girl than a guy, well it's just way cooler I mean you can rationalize spending a weeks pay on a purse, you can easily get backstage at concerts and shows and you can call a guy a jerk anytime he does something you don't like. But all this comes at a price, you gotta look good there's a lot of competetion out there whether you're needing waxing treatments, a serene stress massage, a brazilian blowout or you just wanna talk on the cell phone in the chair at the nail shop. Looking good means feeling good, and you gotta stay on your game. Don't worry girl. We've got all the salon, spa, and beauty hook up's you need to stay on top and be beautiful in University Park. Review all your options in the University Park, Illinois Personal Care Listings.

Simply Hair & Nails
(708) 672-5550
722 W Exchange St Ste 1
Crete, IL 60417

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C Q's Nails
(708) 679-9288
106 S Orchard Dr
Park Forest, IL 60466

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Golden Rays Tanning Salon
(708) 672-9200
575 W Exchange St Ste 5
Crete, IL 60417

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Gorgeous Nails
(708) 503-8272
3700 Sauk Trl
Richton Park, IL 60471

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THEATRE / ARTS

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University Park has a vibrant assortment of theatre productions within reach. Taking in the theatre is a fantastic 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 A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams: The iconic Blanche DuBois unexpectedly bursts into the life of her sister and brother-in-law, serving as a symbol of fading southern glory. Or find local interpretations of entertaining musicals like Meet Me in St. Louis. Check out the University Park, Illinois theatre and entertainment directory for details. We recommend you check out Towle Community Theatre or Kerasotes Area Office when you're in town.

WORLD FLAVORS

University Park, Illinois french food restaurant directory

Tired of those little frozen chicken pot pies? No problemo bro, University Park Has lots of gnarly places to get your tastebuds to far away places. Wells BROS Restaurant for sure is a boss mow or head to J Q Foxes' Restaurant for more detailed information or to find the greatest meatball sandwiches around University Park check out the University Park, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got choice Tempura or tubular pepperoni pies consider the karmic ramifications and endorse them with a great review.

ZOOS

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The zoo is a great way to get out and learn about the earth and our place in it, and with all the steps you'll get walking around it's a fun way to get some exercise. Between running around searching for the Hyena exhibit and the Jaguar attractions find a moment for a family photo op with the zoo's bizarre and interesting animal guests. When you're looking for some fun on the wild side in University Park look into the scenery Chicago Zoological Society - Brookfield , or for more zoos and wild places look at the University Park, Illinois zoo and botanical gardens directory.


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About University Park


University Park is a village in Will County, Illinois. A very small parcel is in Cook County. University Park has been the home of Governors State University since 1969. The population was 6,662 at the 2000 census, and estimated to be 8,102 as of 2005. This village, one of the region's few planned communities, was known as Wood Hill, Park Forest South, and finally University Park.
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University Park, Illinois History

In the late 1950s, Woodhill Enterprises purchased land south of Park Forest for a large subdivision. Building began in 1961, but by 1967 Wood Hill had only 240 homes. Residents created a homeowners association, which fostered a community identity.In 1966 Nathan Manilow, one of the developers of Park Forest, started to purchase land around Wood Hill. Park Forest had been a model for planning in the 1940s, and Lewis Manilow, son of Nathan, formed New Community Enterprises (NCE) to build “a whole new town.” Major partners included Illinois Central Industries and United States Gypsum Company.NCE supported the incorporation of Park Forest South in 1967 with projections for …Read More
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University Park, Illinois Geography

University Park is located at (41.439460, -87.697299).According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 9.8 square miles (25.3 km²), of which, 9.8 square miles (25.3 km²) of it is land and 0.10% is water. The village lies on the Valparaiso Moraine, which is also the Eastern Continental Divide.
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Thorn Grove School - Hickory Elementary School - Saint Mary's School - Schrage School - Deer Creek Junior High School - Governors State University - Meadowood School - Talala Elementary School - Blackhawk Elementary School - Sauk Trail School - Crete-Monee High School - Mohawk Elementary School - Saint Irenaeus School - Hickory Hill School - South Suburban Elementary School - Rich East High School - Parkview School - Crete-Monee Middle School - Lakewood School - Forest Trail Junior High School - Dogwood School - Zion School - Saint Liborius School - Crete School - Illinois Lutheran High School - Balmoral Elementary School - Trinity School - Central Junior High School - Hubbard Trail Junior High School - Monee Elementary School - Saukview School - Wildwood School - Sauk Elementary School - Eastview Elementary School - Algonquin Elementary School - Neil Armstrong Elementary School - Immanuel School - Cornerstone Christian School - Rich South High School - Indiana Elementary School - Beacon Hill School - Grant School - Illinois School - Matteson Elementary School -
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