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McHenry County, IL

City Sites

McHenry County
Algonquin
Cary
Crystal Lake
Fox River Grove
Fox Lake
Harvard
Hebron
Huntley
Island Lake
Lake in the Hills
Lakemoor
Lakewood
Marengo
McHenry
Oakwood Hills
Port Barrington
Prairie Grove
Richmond
Ringwood
Spring Grove
Union
Wonder Lake
Woodstock (County Seat)


Hospitals

Algonquin Rd. Surgery Center
Centegra Health System
Crystal Pines Health Care Center
Mercy Harvard Hospital
Provena Family Care Center
Provena Med Care Lake In The Hills
Sherman Family Health Care
Sherman Health
Centegra Health System Centegra Health System was formed when Memorial Medical Center in Woodstock and Northern Illinois Medical Center in McHenry joined forces. Centegra serves the greater McHenry County region of northern Illinois and is the county's largest employer with over 3,100 Associates, 450 Physicians, and nearly 500 Volunteers. At Centegra we are committed to serving the community's health needs with genuine respect, passionate caring, and a joyful spirit.
Harvard Community Memorial Hospital
McHenry County Department of Health The mission of the McHenry County Department of Health is to prevent disease and promote health and safety. This shall be accomplished by investigating, assessing and implementing solutions to health and safety needs through collaborative community involvement.
McHenry County Mental Health Board To provide leadership and be accountable for the provision of prevention and treatment of mental illness, developmental disabilities, and chemical abuse by coordinating, developing and contracting services for all citizens of McHenry County, Illinois as provided by House Bill 708.
Mercy Health System Healing in the broadest sense. These powerful words encapsulate the Mercy Health System mission and our organization's commitment to our patients and community members. Healing in the broadest sense is what our 3,856 employees, who we call partners, strive for each and every day.


Newspapers

50 Plus Newsmagazine
G M Mc Monigal Enterprises
Lake Country Publications
Northwest Herald
Ridgefield Health Dept
The Redding Pilot
The Weston Forum
Wiring Harness News
Wisconsin Woman Mag.
Www Bizrelief Co
Northwest Herald
Woodstock Independent
Tribune


Parks

Cary Park District
Huntley Park Dist.
Illinois State of
Marengo Park District
Moraine Hills State Park
Glacial Park Glacial Park spans some 3,300 acres in Ringwood, Illinois and is fondly referred to by some as the "crown jewel" of the McHenry County Conservation District. It offers a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities including, picnicking, hiking, biking, horse backing, cross country skiing, canoeing, fishing and camping.
Moraine Hills - State Park From angling to hiking, from viewing rare plants to observing migratory waterfowl, Moraine Hills State Park offers you a recreational bounty.
Illinois & Michigan Canal The Illinois & Michigan Canal, completed in 1848, connected the Great Lakes to the Mississippi River watershed along a longstanding Indian portage route. The 97-mile canal extended from the Chicago River near Lake Michigan to the Illinois River at Peru, Illinois.
Crystal Lake Park District A commitment to provide a safe leisure environment along with quality programs, parks, facilities and services, and to preserve and protect open land and water areas, that will benefit and improve the quality of life for our residents.
RedTail Golf Club RedTail Golf Club has been rated 4 stars by Golf Digest, 4 1/2 stars by Chicagoland Golf, and has been voted one of the best values in all of Illinois. The Roger Packard designed, 18 hole championship layout features bent grass tees, greens, and fairways, two island greens, and many natural wetlands.


Law Enforcement

McHenry County Administration Mission: To provide administrative support and implement policies and directives as determined by the county board
McHenry County Emergency Management Agency Emergency Management is responsible for developing a county-wide emergency preparedness plan to coordinate all resources in McHenry County for any foreseeable emergency or disaster-such as storms, air crashes, hazardous materials incidents, police emergencies, etc. Emergency Management provides coordination and acts as a liaison between local government, state and federal agencies during disasters & emergencies.
McHenry County Sheriff's Department The essential purpose of the McHenry County Sheriff's Department is to provide service and protection to the citizens of McHenry County.
McHenry County Treasurer
State's Attorney of McHenry County The State's Attorney of McHenry County is supported by more than twenty Assistant State's Attorneys plus a staff including investigators and a victims' advocate.
McHenry County Court Administrator To effectively manage the administrative functions of the Courts and judicial system, fully utilizing technological advancements and to provide the best service possible to jurors, the bar and the public, while seeking the highest possible public understanding, trust and confidence. To ensure the continued development of an accessible, independent court system through planning, research and development of programs and procedures, through evaluation and use of modern management approaches and technology.


Library

Crystal Lake Public Library
Follett Library Resources Knowing who we are is knowing our passion for education. Follett Library Resources, one of the Follett Corporation companies, has been providing educational materials to school libraries since 1940. At Follett we are committed to leading our industry in customer satisfaction. Every Follett employee - from your local account manager, to your special customer care representative, to the warehouse employee who fills your order - shares this common goal.
Fox Lake Public Library District Our collection includes over 70,000 adult and children's books, videotapes, compact discs and recorded books. Listings of our periodical holdings and videotape holdings may be viewed by clicking on these links or the buttons above. Select the video & Internet policies button to read our video lending rules.
Harvard Diggins Library
Huntley Area Public Library
Johnsburg Public Library District
McHenry Public Library
McHenry-Nunda Library
Woodstock Public Library The City of Woodstock Public Library owns and operates the library while the Rural Woodstock Public Library District contracts with the city library for service.


Transportation

McHenry County Division of Transportation The McHenry County Division of Transportation is a full service transportation agency that is involved with other agencies of local government.
O'Hare International Airport - Chicago
Pace Pace was created by reform legislation in late 1983, and began operating throughout Chicago's six-county suburbs in mid-1984. Pace is the suburban bus division of the Regional Transportation Authority.
CTA (Chicago Transit Authority)
IDOT (Illinois Department of Transportation)
Lake in the Hills Airport With one paved runway, 141 based aircraft, and 60,000 annual operations, the Airport represents 2.63% of the total impact of Illinois reliever airports.
Van Galder Bus Company


Entertainment

Lakeside Legacy Arts and Park Where Art Meets History
McHenry County Historical Society Organized in November 1963 as a not-for-profit corporation, our mission is to identify, preserve, present and promote through education the history of McHenry County. Further, the Society's mission includes educational objectives aimed at encouraging a county-wide preservation ethic.
Illinois Railway Museum
Summer Sunset Festival
Visit McHenry County!
Woodstock Opera House The Woodstock Opera House hosts a spectacular variety of programming and eventseach year including: concerts, Theatre, Dance, Visual Art, Educational programming,Lectures, Meetings, Receptions and more.
Challenger Learning Center for Science and Technology As children and adults participate in the mission scenario, they use the study of science and space as a springboard to understanding essential life skills such as teamwork, communications and decision-making.
Trausch Fine Arts For 26 years, a fine arts studio (oil, watercolor, & acrylic paintings) with paintings in an Impressionistic style. Also, scenes of historic Woodtock.
Woodstock Mozart Festival Three weekends of orchestral and chamber music performances held annually in July and August in the charming, restored 1880's Woodstock Opera House. Recognized conductors and guest artists. Rare European-like experience in a unique setting.
Woodstock Folk Music This is the Internet home for three different folk music related undertakings in Woodstock, Illinois: Masthouse, Amy Beth, Woodstock Folk Festival
Woodstock Water Works


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Lake County, IL

City Sites

Lake County
Antioch
Bannockburn
Barrington
Beach Park
Buffalo Grove
Deer Park
Deerfield
Fox Lake
Grayslake
Green Oaks
Gurnee
Hainesville
Hawthorn Woods
Highland Park
Highwood
Island Lake
Lake Bluff
Lake Forest
Lake Villa
Lake Zurich
Lakemoor
Libertyville
Lincolnshire
Lindenhurst
Lindenhurst/Lake Villa Area
Long Grove
Mundelein
North Barrington
North Chicago
Riverwoods
Round Lake
Round Lake Beach
Round Lake Heights
Round Lake Park
Tower Lakes
Vernon Hills
Volo
Wadsworth
Wauconda
Waukegan
Winthrop Harbor
Zion


Hospitals

Mobridge Regional Hospital Incorporated
North Chicago VA Medical Center
Provena Health (Inc.)
Superior Medical Services Ltd
Vista Medical Center East
Vista Medical Center West
Vista Physcl Medicine & Rehab
Waukegan Illinois Hospital Company, Llc
Work Power Center
Advocate Health Care is an organization of physicians and health care professionals dedicated to serving the health needs of individuals, families and communities in northern Illinois.
Evanston Northwestern Healthcare is an academic health system affiliated with Northwestern University and the Feinberg School of Medicine. Our integrated delivery system includes Evanston, Glenbrook and Highland Park Hospitals as well as the ENH Home Services, ENH Medical Group, ENH Research Institute, and the ENH Foundation
Lake Forest Hospital ''Advanced Caring Close at Hand''
Vista Health System is a network of two hospitals, Vista Medical Center East and Vista Medical Center West, a stand-alone same day surgery and treatment center, and several locations for imaging and patient therapy


Newspapers

Advertiser Network
Kenosha News
Lake County News-Sun
Pro Football Weekly, Inc.
United Communications Corporation
Daily Herald
Lake County Journals Community News of Lake County, Illinois
Lake County News Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web
Pioneer Press


Parks

Barrington Park Dist.
Buffalo Grove Park District
Deerfield Park District
Deerfield Park District Garage
Hoffman Estates Park District
Illinois Department Of Natural Resources
Jay's Camp
Long Grove Park District
Mundelein Park & Recreation District
Park District Of Highland Park
Park District of Highland Park
Park Lindenhurst District
Port Barrington Motor Sports
Round Lake Park District
Wauconda Park Dist.
Waukegan Park District
Buffalo Rock State Park  Located approximately three miles west of Ottawa in LaSalle County, this 298 acre park has long been a favorite picnic area, as well as a nature lovers delight
Chain O'Lakes State Park is a water oriented recreation area with outstanding opportunities for boaters, anglers and skiers
Channahon State Park is the official trailhead for the Illinois & Michigan Canal State Trail
Des Plaines Fish and Wildlife Area Visitors will delight in the abundance of wildlife, restful picnic areas and variety of sportfishing species
Illinois and Michigan Canal Virtual Tour Currently 61 miles in length, this trail offers visitors scenic hiking, bicycling and snowmobiling opportunities
Illinois Beach State Park The 4,160-acre park, consisting of two separate areas, offers ample opportunities for swimming, boating, picnicking, hiking, fishing, camping and just appreciating nature
Lake County Forest Preserve District A variety of award-winning facilities and programs await you in over 25,000 acres of peaceful, natural settings. Each season offers new opportunities to learn and enjoy
North Point Marina
Volo Bog State Natural Area If you're looking for a truly unique outdoor adventure, head for Volo Bog State Natural Area in northeastern Illinois. Just 45 miles northwest of Chicago in Lake County, this natural area contains Volo Bog, the only "quaking" bog in Illinois to have an open water center.


Law Enforcement

19th Judicial Circuit Court of Illinois The judges and staff of the 19th Circuit are committed to providing a fair and efficient system of justice that is worthy of trust and confidence of the public and to be responsive and flexible to the public we serve
Sheriff's Office exists to serve the community by protecting life and property, by preventing crime, by enforcing the laws and incarcerating offenders of the laws, and by maintaining order for all citizens.
State's Attorneys Office has the exclusive and statutory responsibility for prosecuting violations of the criminal laws of the State of Illinois, as well as many other regulatory laws of the state and county including traffic regulations
Treasurer is responsible for depositing, investing and distributing monies on behalf of Lake County


Library

Antioch Public Library
Barrington Library serves residents of all or part of Algonquin, Barrington, Barrington Hills, Deer Park, Fox River Grove, Hoffman Estates, Kildeer, Lake Barrington, Lake Zurich, North Barrington, Palatine, Port Barrington, South Barrington, Tower Lakes, and some unincorporated areas
Cary Area Public Library District
Cook Memorial Public Library
Deerfield Public Library provides quality informational, recreational, technical, cultural and educational services in a variety of formats through a staff of trained professionals
Ela Area Public Library provides materials and services to help residents of the Ela Area Public Library District obtain the information needed to achieve their personal, educational, and professional goals
Fox Lake Public Library District includes most of the Village of Fox Lake and most of Grant Township, Illinois. Included are Ingleside, Long Lake, and all of Leisure and Vacation Villages
Fremont Public Library District
Grayslake Area Public Library District
Lake Bluff Public Library
Lake Forest Library The Library organization includes an administrative librarian or library director with administrative staff; librarians who head departments of Adult Services, Audio-Visual, Children's, and Technical Services; other department heads for Automated and Administrative Services, Circulation and Graphic Services; support staff in all departments.
Lake Villa Public Library District is a welcoming environment where people connect with books and other resources for lifelong learning, information, and leisure to enrich the quality of life
Round Lake Area Public Library District provides current information, formal education support, independent learning opportunities and life enrichment materials to a highly diverse public in a warm and welcoming atmosphere through a highly trained team of individuals committed to quality service, who will nurture a love for reading and learning
Vernon Area Public Library
Wauconda Area Public Library
Waukegan Public Library ''...To put quality in our patrons' lives by providing opportunities to learn, gather, be informed and entertained.''
Zion-Benton Public Library District


Transportation

Gary Chicago International Airport
Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation The 495-mile Metra system serves 230 stations in the counties of Cook, DuPage, Lake, Will, McHenry and Kane
Pace Suburban Bus
Waukegan Regional Airport is situated on 535 acres of land located approximately 3.5 miles north and slightly west of the heart of the City of Waukegan, about 35 miles north of Chicago


Entertainment

Busy Brains Children's Museum dedicated to providing interactive experiences for children from birth to age 10 in the areas of the arts, sciences and humanities
Cuneo Museum and Gardens is an historic house museum. Offers cultural, educational and theatrical programs throughout the year
Lake County Discovery Museum provides the fun, well-rounded museum experience you expect from a big-city museum ... without the traffic hassles!
Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire The award-wining theatre has built a national reputation for its productions of classic, seldom done, new work and premiere productions
Tempel Lipizzans Majestic white stallions prance and dance as they perform a centuries-old tradition of classical dressage at Tempel Farms


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Cook County, IL

City Sites

Alsip
Arlington Heights
Barrington Hills
Bartlett
Berwyn
Blue Island
Bridgeview
Broadview
Brookfield
Calumet Park
Chicago
Chicago Heights
Chicago Ridge
Cicero
Cook County
Country Club Hills
Countryside
Des Plaines
Dolton
East Hazel Crest
Elk Grove Village
Elmwood Park
Evanston
Evergreen Park
Forest Park
Glencoe
Glenview
Glenwood
Hanover Park
Harwood Heights
Hazel Crest
Hickory Hills
Hillside
Hoffman Estates
Homer Glenn
Homewood
Inverness
Justice
Kenilworth
La Grange
La Grange Park
Lansing
Lemont
Lincolnwood
Lynwood
Markham
Matteson
Maywood
McCook
Melrose Park
Midlothian
Morton Grove
Mount Prospect
Niles
Norridge
North Riverside
Northbrook
Northlake
Oak Forest
Oak Lawn
Oak Park
Olympia Fields
Orland Hills
Orland Park
Palatine
Palos Heights
Palos Hills
Palos Park
Park Forest
Park Ridge
Prospect Heights
Richton Park
River Forest
River Grove
Riverdale
Riverside
Rolling Meadows
Rosemont
Sauk Village
Schaumburg
Schiller Park
Skokie
South Barrington
South Holland
Steger
Stickney
Thornton
Tinley Park
University Park
Westchester
Western Springs
Wheeling
Willow Springs
Wilmette
Winnetka
Worth


Hospitals

Centegra Health System
Advocate Health Care Advocate Health Care is an organization of physicians and health care professionals dedicated to serving the health needs of individuals, families and communities in northern Illinois.
Alexian Brothers Health System Alexian Brothers Health System carries out the healing mission of the Catholic Church through the Alexian Brothers ministries by identifying and developing effective responses to the health and housing needs of those we are called to serve.
Bethany Methodist Corporation Called to care, The Bethany Methodist Family reaches out to the communitywith health and housing programs that serve the physical, social,and spiritual well-being of seniors and others of all faiths.
Chicago Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch Our facilities include the most technologically advanced equipment such as image-guided brain and spine navigational tools, bi-plane angiography equipment, and Stereotaxsis, technology which facilitates procedures in the body's complex vascular system using magnets and sophisticated computers, which is not available anywhere else in the Midwest.
Comprehensive Aphasia Center of Chicago We take a comprehensive view of such problems, and clinic evaluations and treatments are coordinated by a team of caregivers, including a speech-language pathologist and a cognitive neurologist, both with doctoral degrees and specialists in aphasia.
Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Our integrated delivery system includes Evanston, Glenbrook and Highland Park Hospitals as well as the ENH Home Services, ENH Medical Group, ENH Research Institute, and the ENH Foundation.
Holy Cross Hospital Founded by the Sisters of St. Casimir in 1927, Holy Cross Hospital is a not-for-profit neighborhood health system serving residents of Chicago's southwest neighborhoods and suburbs.
John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County With over 450 beds and nearly 100 outpatient clinics, CCH is the primary public provider of comprehensive medical services for the people of metropolitan Chicago.
Kindred Healthcare We are dedicated to providing quality long-term care as well as to the principles of service, compassion, integrity and sound fiscal stewardship
La Rabida Children's Hospital For more than 100 years, La Rabida has created a special environment that's geared towards helping children meet the challenges of their medical conditions.
Linden Oaks Hospital Linden Oaks provides a variety of treatment and support services for adults and adolescents, who are coping with eating disorders, alcoholism, depression, anxiety, self-injury, and other behavioral health issues.
Loretto Hospital Our mission is to be a community health-care provider fostering continuous quality improvement, to achieve optimum outcomes for our patients and cultivate pride in our employees and medical staff.
Northwest Community Healthcare We exist to provide quality, compassionate healthcare services to the people of the northwest community
Resurrection Health Care Resurrection Health Care is a not-for-profit corporation sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth and the Sisters of the Resurrection.
Saint Anthony Hospital For over 100 years, physicians and staff of Saint Anthony Hospital have provided medical care, social services, and community outreach programs to Chicago's underserved communities.
Weiss' Clinical Programs Weiss' Clinical Programs are focused on specific areas of medicine, offering comprehensive, multidisciplinary and innovative care.


Newspapers

American Field Publishing Co.
Asian Fortune
Beverly Review
Bridgeport News
Chemical & Engineering News
Chicago Citizen Newspaper Group
Chicago Free Press
Chicago Jewish News
Chicago Parent
Cl Chicago, Inc.
College & Career Press
Crain Communications Inc
Daily Chi-Town News
Diana-Quentin, Inc.
Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
Dziennik Zwiazkowy
E & L Communication
Eintracht Weekly Newspaper
El Dia Newspaper
Epoch Times
Evanston Round Table
Fra Noi
Inside Pitch
Irish American News
Lambda Publications Inc
Landmark
Logos Missionary Society
Media Group
Near West South Gazette
Nikkei America Holdings, Inc
Northwest Herald
Park Ridge News Co.
Polish Newspaper
Rain Publications
Reader Newspaper
Ruxton Group
South Park News Inc
Strategic Human Service Inc
Streetwise
Substance Newspaper
Wednesday Journal
Arlington Heights Journal
Chicago Reader
Chicago Tribune
Crain's Chicago Business
Daily Southtown
eNews Park Forest
Pioneer Press Publishing 57 weekly newspapers in suburban Chicago
The Daily Herald
The Star


Parks

Alsip Park District
Berwyn Park District
Buckingham Fountain
Burbank Park District
Cheney Mansion
Chicago Ridge Park Dist.
Des Plaines Park District
Forest Preserve District of Cook County
Friendship Park Conservatory
Frontier Park Field House
Glenview Park Dist
Glenview Senior Center
Golf Maine Park District
Hamlin Park Theatre
Harvey Park District
Hazel Crest Park District
Hoffman Estates Park District
Homewood Flossmoor Park
Humboldt Park
Jackson Park
Justice Park District
Lemont Park District
Lighthouse Park District of Evanston
Lincoln Park Conservatory
Lincoln Park Zoo
Loyola Park
Memorial Park District
Millennium Park
Minee Subee Grand
Moraine Hills State Park
Norridge Park District
Norridge Park Districts Early Care & Preschool Academy
North Berwyn Park Dist.
Northbrook Park District - Village Green Center
Northfield Park District
Oak Park Conservatory
Olympia Fields Park Dist.
Park District Of Forest Park
Park District Of Oak Park
Park District of Lagrange
Park Midlothian District
Pioneer Park
Piotrowski Park
Prospect Heights Park District
Recreation Park
River Trails Park District
Salt Creek Rural Park District
Schaumburg Park District
Schiller Park Recreation
Seward Park
Sheil Park
Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park
Skokie Park District
Veterans Park Dist
Village of Oak Park
Westchester Park District
Wheeling Park Dist
Worth Park District
YMCA Schaumburg Campanelli
Arlington Heights Park District Camps listing
Bartlett Park District We Create Fun!
Camp Sagawau Camp Sagawau, located in southwest Cook County near Lemont, is an environmental education center established to promote the study of nature in a relaxed setting
Chicago Park District
Crabtree Nature Center In the extreme northwest corner of Cook County on rolling, glacier formed landscape is the newest of the Forest Preserve nature centers -more than a thousand acres set aside for educational purposes
Harold "Hal" Tyrell Trailside Museum Nestled in one of Cook County's richest savannahs, Trailside Museum boasts its historic presence at the Southwest corner of Thatcher and Chicago Avenues in River Forest.
Homewood-Flossmoor Park District
Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center The "Little Red Schoolhouse" is part of the historic past of Palos Hills in which it is more or less centrally located. It was built in 1886 to replace a one-room log cabin school - the first school building of the area.
Olympia Fields Park District provides quality, safe and accessible recreational programs, facilities and parks that meet the leisure service needs
River Trail Nature Center A fragment of that world has been preserved in our Cook County forest preserves. River Trail Nature Center tells the story of native plants and animals that remain in the urban environment.
Sand Ridge Nature Center Sand Ridge Nature Center is a 235-acre preserve with four well-marked trails offering easy hiking, from under a mile to 2 miles long. Each trail features different habitats, including prairies, oak savannas and woodlands, marshes, a pond, and ancient sand dunes.


Law Enforcement

Chicago Fire Department
Chicago Police Department
Circuit Court of Cook County
Cook County Treasurer's Office
Illinois State Fire Marshal
Sheriff's Office The Cook County Sheriff's office is the second largest Sheriff's Department in the United States, employing more than 6,200 officers, deputies and civilians who perform a number of diverse tasks within the criminal justice system.
State's Attorney The mission of the Cook County State's Attorney's Office is to secure justice, promote the public health and safety, and serve as the legal representatives of the nation's second largest county


Library

Bartlett Public Library All Residents of the Bartlett Public Library District will have the opportunity to learn and discover the joy of reading, the satisfaction of lifelong learning, and a sense of community in a welcoming environment.
Bedford Park Public Library
Berwyn Public Library Our library provides timely, accurate and useful materials to meet the informational, educational and recreational needs of the community. We've designed this site to bridge the gap between our in-house services and online patrons.
Blue Island Public Library From finding old friends and planning vacations to conducting market research and choosing a health care provider, this extensive database offers the information you need -- in a fast, convenient format.
Broadview Public Library The Library serves the community of Broadview, in the western suburbs of Chicago, within minutes of the commercial and cultural center of the city.
Brookfield Public Library The Brookfield Public Library is an institution for the general education and recreation of the citizens of the Village of Brookfield, the citizens of Illinois, and of any person who requests library services
Chicago Public Library We welcome and supportall people in theirenjoyment of readingand pursuit oflifelong learning. Working together,we strive to provide equal accessto information,ideas andknowledgethrough books, programsand other resources. We believe in the freedomto read,to learn,to discover.
Cook Memorial Public Library District The mission of the Cook Memorial Public Library District is to provide access to facts, ideas and creative expression.
Franklin Park Public Library District Franklin Park is very fortunate in that from its early days interest has existed in establishing a library for our community.
Melrose Park Public Library


Transportation

20th Century Railroad Club Located in Chicago, Illinois, our club offers unique volunteer activities for rail enthusiasts, as well as unique travel opportunities for families, singles and groups.
Chicago Transit Authority The CTA operates the nation's second largest public transportation system and covers the City of Chicago and 40 surrounding suburbs. On an average weekday, nearly 1.5 million rides are taken on the CTA.
Midway Airport Midway Airport is conveniently located 10 miles from downtown Chicago. Recently, the Chicago Department of Aviation celebrated the completion of the historic Midway Airport Terminal Development Program, an eight year program that transformed Chicago's southwest side airport.
Niles "Free Bus" The Niles "Free Bus" is a courtesy bus system which runs continually from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. weekdays and 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. weekends operating within the Village of Niles at no charge to riders.
Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation On Metra you can reach Chicago's beautiful lakefront, museums, zoos, sporting events, shops and restaurants, concerts, special events, schools and colleges as well as quaint, historic suburbs and small towns.
O'Hare International Airport Voted the "Best Airport in North America" by readers of Business Traveler International for seven consecutive years (1998 - 2004), it's no wonder that more than 190,000 smart travelers make O'Hare their airport of choice every day.
Pace Suburban Bus Pace is the premier suburban transit provider, quickly moving people to work and school safely and efficiently. The backbone of Chicago's suburbs, Pace serves 130,000 daily riders with 240 routes, 450 vanpools and many Dial-a-Ride programs.
Regional Transportation Authority Public transportation in Northern Illinois


Entertainment

Adler Planetarium Opened in 1930 as the first Planetarium in the Western Hemisphere, the Adler fuels the imagination of its visitors with all new exhibits, state-of-the-art computer technology in the world's first StarRider Theater, while showcasing a renowned collection of historical astronomy artifacts
Blue Man Group An audience-interactive multimedia performance piece unlike anything you've ever witnessed! Open run
Broadway in Chicago Broadway in Chicago theatres, located in the heart of the Downtown Theatre District, consistently present a variety of the finest in touring Broadway musical, plays and dance.
Chicago Architechture Foundation The Archicenter Chicago draws visitors from around the world for a unique introduction to America's first city of architecture.
Chicago Children's Choir In 1956, the late Rev. Christopher Moore began to put a dream into motion: a dream that young people from diverse backgrounds could better understand each other, as well as learn about themselves, by learning to make beautiful music together.
Chicago Children's Museum Hands-on exhibits and new activities daily make every visit unforgettable for toddlers to ten year olds and adults, too! Dig deep in Dinousaur Expedition, try to stay dry in WaterWays, or climb up to the crow's nest on the Kovler Family Climbing Schooner. Little tota have fun, too in Playmaze and Treehouse Trails.
Chicago Historical Society The Chicago Historical Society is the oldest cultural institution and keeper of Chicago memories. Visit the museum to trace Chicago's growth from wilderness outpost to the architectural, cultural and social mecca of our times.
Chicago Reader Guide Listings Search - Music, Movies, Art, Theater, Performance, Dance, Readings
Chicago Theatre Landmark theatre in Chicago's Loop, seating up to 3,600 and convenient to hotels and parking. Theatre, lobby promenade, and other space available for conference, performance, meetings, and banquets with state of the art audio/visual equipment, sound, lighting, movie screen, and projectors.
Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre Thrill to award-winning nationally acclaimed theatre. Our theatre in the round features a host of Broadway musicals--everything from timeless classics to contemporary extravaganzas
Millennium Park The park was originally just an open expanse with railroads and parking and an unsightly eyesore in Chicago's great front lawn that is Grant Park.
Museum of Science and Industry There is always something new to see and do at the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere
Navy Pier Navy Pier was originally designed as a shipping and recreational facility and has evolved into a premiere family entertainment center.
Noble Horse Theatre Presents Chicago's Only Horse Performance Dinner theatre in historic Old Town. Enter our castle, step back in time and experience the beauty and grace of our elegant dancing horses.
Notebaert Nature Museum, The The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum is a place where visitors can reconnect with the wonder of the natural world. From a bungalow inside the Museum that demonstrates conservation; to a wilderness walk; to the only year-round butterfly haven nearby




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