Destination Guide

Destination: Chicago

It's a special town that shares the love of Frank Sinatra, the Blues Brothers and Michael Jordan, but Chicago is just that: special. From Wrigley Field to the Sears Tower (now called the Willis Tower), from the Lincoln Park Zoo to Soldier Field (home of the Bears), from the Chicago History Museum to the Navy Pier (the Midwest's top tourist destination, complete with a 150-foot Ferris Wheel), the Windy City offers something for the entire family.

And don't let its big-city reputation fool you. Chicago is even perfect for the nature lover. With 29 miles of lakefront paths, Chicago is one of the world's most walkable and beautiful cities. Here are some more numbers: 15 miles of bathing beaches, 36 annual parades, 19 miles of lakefront bicycle paths and 552 parks. Or ditch the hiking boots for skates: In the winter, popular tourist hub Millennium Park -- home to music, art, architecture and the mammoth, stainless-steel Cloud Gate sculpture -- offers ice skating to rival New York's famed Rockefeller Center.

Golfers will have a blast in Chicago, with its abundance and diversity of public golf courses. Cantigny Golf Course in nearby Wheaton offers 27 holes, including the signature ninth hole at the Lakeside course, which features a bunker in the shape of Dick Tracy. Also, don't miss: Orchard Valley in Aurora (former home to the Illinois Open), Pine Meadow Golf Club in Mundelein, former Senior Tour host Kemper Lakes Golf Club and the famed Cog Hill Golf Club, home to No. 4, nicknamed "Dubsdread."

Foodies will have a field day choosing between the 7,300 restaurants in Chicago, including some of the best in the world (the city boasts more AAA five-diamond restaurants than any other in the nation). Food fans will certainly recognize the names of local chefs, such as Charlie Trotter, Grant Achatz and Rick Bayless. Or ditch the silk tablecloths for a real Midwest tradition: Chicago-style pizza at the original Pizzeria Uno and Chicago-style hot dogs at Gold Coast Dogs. Art lovers won't want to leave. It's fitting that the city that is the birthplace of the famed Second City -- where comics such as Tina Fey, Steve Carrell, John Belushi and John Candy got their start -- would support more than 200 theaters and nearly 200 art galleries. With a climate that boasts warm summers and comfortable springs and falls, Chicago is not to be missed.

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Courses

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Stonewall Orchard Golf Club
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Grayslake $41
Joe Jemsek Course at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club
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West Chicago $25
Bowes Creek Country Club
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Elgin $29
ThunderHawk Golf Course
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Beach Park $49
Bittersweet Golf Club
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Gurnee $30
Tamarack Golf Club
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Naperville $21
Gold at Green Garden Country Club
Tee Times
Frankfort $22
Deer Creek Golf Club
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University Park $20
Klein Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Winfield $30
Golf Club of Illinois
Tee Times
Algonquin $22
Bonnie Brook Golf Course
Tee Times
Waukegan $20
Blue/Red at The Links at Carillon
Tee Times
Plainfield $18
Eaglewood Resort & Spa
Tee Times
Itasca $25
North/South at Broken Arrow Golf Club
Tee Times
Lockport $15 - $40
Mission Hills Country Club
Tee Times
Northbrook $17
White/Blue at The Links at Carillon
Tee Times
Plainfield $39
South/East at Broken Arrow Golf Club
Tee Times
Lockport $26
Ruffled Feathers Golf Club
Tee Times
Lemont $30
Schaumburg Golf Club - Players/Baer Course
Tee Times
Schaumburg $35
Prairie Landing Golf Club
Tee Times
West Chicago $30
West at Countryside Golf Course
Tee Times
Mundelein $29
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Woodland Course
Tee Times
Bloomingdale $25 - $35
Big Run Golf Club
Tee Times
Lockport $33
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Highland Course
Tee Times
Bloomingdale $35
White Deer Run Golf Club
Tee Times
Vernon Hills $39
Makray Memorial Golf Club
Tee Times
Barrington $31
Blackhawk Trace Golf Club at Indian Lakes Resort - Island Course
Tee Times
Bloomingdale $25 - $35
Settler's Hill Golf Course
Tee Times
Batavia $25
Blackstone Golf Club
Tee Times
Marengo $35
South/East at Arrowhead Golf Club Wheaton $67
Red/White at The Links at Carillon
Tee Times
Plainfield $30
Schaumburg Golf Club - Tournament/Baer Course
Tee Times
Schaumburg $41
East/North at Broken Arrow Golf Club
Tee Times
Lockport $15 - $40
West/East at Arrowhead Golf Club Wheaton $67
East at Countryside Golf Course
Tee Times
Mundelein $29
West/South at Arrowhead Golf Club Wheaton $67
Shepherd's Crook Golf Course
Tee Times
Zion $25
Tanna Farms Golf Club
Tee Times
Geneva $25
Deerfield Golf Club
Tee Times
Riverwoods $29
Brae Loch Country Club
Tee Times
Grayslake $25
Odyssey Golf Course
Tee Times
Tinley Park $25
Pheasant Run Resort
Tee Times
Saint Charles $20
Saint Andrews Course at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
West Chicago $25
West at White Pines Golf Course
Tee Times
Bensenville $20
South Course at Hickory Hills Country Club
Tee Times
Hickory Hills $25
Schaumburg Golf Club - Tournament/Players Course
Tee Times
Schaumburg $41
Cary Country Club
Tee Times
Cary $27
Tuckaway Golf Course
Tee Times
Crete $18
Glenwoodie Golf Course
Tee Times
Glenwood $17
East at White Pines Golf Course
Tee Times
Bensenville $20
Blackberry Oaks Golf Club
Tee Times
Bristol $18
Old Oak Country Club
Tee Times
Lockport $30
Canal Shores Golf Course
Tee Times
Evanston $10
Lincoln Oaks Golf Course
Tee Times
Crete $15
Springbrook Golf Course
Tee Times
Naperville $35
Naperbrook Golf Course
Tee Times
Plainfield $35
Foss Park Golf Course
Tee Times
North Chicago $27
Streamwood Oaks Golf Club
Tee Times
Streamwood $18
Mill Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Geneva $30
Arlington Lakes Golf Club
Tee Times
Arlington Heights $21
Chalet Hills Golf Club
Tee Times
Cary $26
Antioch Golf Club
Tee Times
Antioch $20
Shiloh Park Golf Course
Tee Times
Zion $5.5
Fresh Meadow Golf Club
Tee Times
Hillside $22
Pinecrest Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Huntley $22
Foxford Hills Golf Club
Tee Times
Cary $17
Nickol Knoll Golf Club
Tee Times
Arlington Heights $7.5
Fox Bend Golf Course
Tee Times
Oswego $25
Coyote Run Golf Course
Tee Times
Flossmoor $32
Prairie Bluff Golf Course
Tee Times
Lockport $34
River Bend Golf Club
Tee Times
Lisle $20
Woodbine Golf Course
Tee Times
Lockport $16
Meadows Golf Club
Tee Times
Blue Island $17
HeatherRidge Golf Club
Tee Times
Gurnee $15
Carriage Greens Country Club
Tee Times
Darien $19
Arboretum Club
Tee Times
Buffalo Grove $25
Whitetail Ridge Golf Club
Tee Times
Yorkville $25
University Golf Club & Conference Center
Tee Times
Richton Park $17
Libertyville Golf Course
Tee Times
Libertyville $13
Grayslake Golf Course
Tee Times
Grayslake $9
Glendale Lakes Golf Club
Tee Times
Glendale Heights $20
Village Greens of Woodridge Golf Course
Tee Times
Woodridge $9.99
Lake Bluff Golf Club
Tee Times
Lake Bluff $28
Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club
Tee Times
Hoffman Estates $20
Palos Hills Golf Club
Tee Times
Palos Hills $9
Red at Gleneagles Country Club
Tee Times
Lemont $17
Bloomingdale Golf Club
Tee Times
Bloomingdale $20
Sanctuary Golf Course
Tee Times
New Lenox $10
Crystal Woods Golf Club
Tee Times
Woodstock $21.5
Redtail Golf Club
Tee Times
Crystal Lake $22
Marengo Ridge Golf Club
Tee Times
Marengo $8
Buffalo Grove Golf Club
Tee Times
Buffalo Grove $20
North Course at Hickory Hills Country Club
Tee Times
Hickory Hills $21
Villa Olivia Country Club
Tee Times
Bartlett $53
Highland Park Country Club
Tee Times
Highland Park $29
Fox Run Golf Links
Tee Times
Elk Grove Village $24
Old Orchard Country Club
Tee Times
Mount Prospect $30
George W Dunne National Golf Course
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Oak Forest $29.99
White Mountain Golf Course
Tee Times
Orland Park $10
Columbus Park Golf Course
Tee Times
Chicago $12.84
Starboard at Harborside International Golf Center
Tee Times
Chicago $49
Zigfield Troy Golf Range & Par 3
Tee Times
Woodridge $7
Wing Park Golf Course
Tee Times
Elgin $15
Walnut Greens Golf Course
Tee Times
Schaumburg $5
Inwood Golf Course
Tee Times
Joliet $25
Highlands of Elgin
Tee Times
Elgin $39
Bartlett Hills Golf Club
Tee Times
Bartlett $25
Vernon Hills Golf Course
Tee Times
Vernon Hills $23
Mt Prospect Golf Club
Tee Times
Mount Prospect $25 - $41
Blue at Green Garden Country Club
Tee Times
Frankfort $22
Fox Valley Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
North Aurora $23
Bonnie Dundee Golf Club
Tee Times
Carpentersville $25
Midlane Championship Golf Resort
Tee Times
Wadsworth $53
Deer Path Golf Course
Tee Times
Lake Forest $30
Green Meadows Golf Course
Tee Times
Westmont $9
Western Acres Golf Course
Tee Times
Glen Ellyn $11 - $18
Willow Crest Golf Club
Tee Times
Oak Brook $35
Highland Woods Golf Course
Tee Times
Hoffman Estates $20
Marquette Park Golf Course
Tee Times
Chicago $12 - $17
Boughton Ridge Golf Course
Tee Times
Bolingbrook $13
Bliss Creek Golf Course
Tee Times
Sugar Grove $18
Lakeside/Hillside at Cantigny Golf
Tee Times
Wheaton $85
Executive White at Salt Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Wood Dale $20
River Oaks Golf Course
Tee Times
Calumet City $24.99
Randall Oaks Golf Club
Tee Times
Dundee $25
Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course
Tee Times
Chicago $23.85
Prairie Isle Golf Course
Tee Times
Prairie Grove $31
Woodruff Golf Course
Tee Times
Joliet $25
Oak Brook Golf Club
Tee Times
Oak Brook $27.5
Water's Edge Golf Club
Tee Times
Worth $20
South Shore Golf Course
Tee Times
Chicago $17.43
Rolling Knolls Country Club
Tee Times
Elgin $22
Sunset Valley Golf Course
Tee Times
Highland Park $45
Fox Lake Country Club
Tee Times
Fox Lake $26
Oak Meadows Golf Course
Tee Times
Addison $29
Lake Barrington Shores Golf Club
Tee Times
Barrington $50
Edgebrook Golf Course
Tee Times
Chicago $10
Ravisloe Country Club
Tee Times
Homewood $27
Wedgewood Golf Course
Tee Times
Joliet $25
Rob Roy Golf Course
Tee Times
Prospect Heights $5
Billy Caldwell Golf Course
Tee Times
Chicago $25
Royal Country Club of Long Grove
Tee Times
Long Grove $75
Chick Evans Golf Course
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Morton Grove $15
Renwood Golf Course
Tee Times
Round Lake $18
White at Gleneagles Country Club
Tee Times
Lemont $17
Regulation at Winnetka Golf Club
Tee Times
Winnetka $28
South at Silver Lake Country Club
Tee Times
Orland Park $16 - $27
Robert Black Golf Course
Tee Times
Chicago $18.35
Executive Blue at Salt Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Wood Dale $20
West Eighteen at Maple Meadows Golf Club
Tee Times
Wood Dale $29
Hillside/Woodside at Cantigny Golf
Tee Times
Wheaton $59
Jackson Park Golf Club
Tee Times
Chicago $22.02
Woodside/Lakeside at Cantigny Golf
Tee Times
Wheaton $85
North at Silver Lake Country Club
Tee Times
Orland Park $16 - $39
Pitch & Putt Course at Mill Creek Golf Club Geneva $10
Crane's Landing Golf Club
Tee Times
Lincolnshire $25
Oak Grove Golf Club
Tee Times
Harvard $25
Indian Boundary Golf Course
Tee Times
Chicago $20
Whisper Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Huntley $19.99
Joe Louis "The Champ" Golf Course
Tee Times
Riverdale $15.99
Hughes Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Elburn $19
Meadowlark Golf Course
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Hinsdale $15
Bolingbrook Golf Club
Tee Times
Bolingbrook $90
Phillips Park Golf Course
Tee Times
Aurora $27
Village Green Country Club
Tee Times
Mundelein $26
Hilldale Golf Club
Tee Times
Hoffman Estates $25
Seven Bridges Golf Club
Tee Times
Woodridge $45
Chapel Hill Country Club
Tee Times
McHenry $26
Orchard Valley Golf Course
Tee Times
Aurora $24.99
Aurora Country Club Aurora $109
Ravinia Green Country Club Deerfield $100
Rolling Green Country Club Arlington Heights $89 - $124
Red/White at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Beverly Country Club Chicago $110
Valley Green Golf Course North Aurora $35
Chicago Heights Park District East Golf Course Chicago Heights $14.00
Square Links Golf Course Frankfort $10 - $12
Fountain Hills Golf Club Alsip $7 - $17
White/Red at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
3rd Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
#4 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club Lemont $100 - $155
Skokie Country Club Glencoe $135
Prairie/Marsh at The Ivanhoe Club Mundelein $123
Exmoor Country Club Highland Park $90
Mid - Iron Club Lemont $16
#2 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club Lemont $30.50 - $57.00
Lincolnshire Country Club Crete $76
Biltmore Country Club Barrington $118
Wilmette Golf Course Wilmette $32 - $50
Chicago Golf Club Wheaton $125
Westmoreland Country Club Wilmette $130
La Grange Country Club La Grange $120
Old Elm Club Highland Park $85
Palatine Hills Golf Course Palatine $31 - $40
North Shore Country Club Glenview $145
Forest/Prairie at The Ivanhoe Club Mundelein $123
Evergreen Golf & Country Club Evergreen Park $35
Emerald at Green Garden Country Club Frankfort $20
Glen Flora Country Club Waukegan $70
Glen Oak Country Club Glen Ellyn $116
Craig Woods Golf Course Woodstock $15
Red at Boone Creek Golf Course McHenry $28
1st Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
Old Wayne Executive Golf Course West Chicago $19
Crystal Tree Golf & Country Club Orland Park $120
Blue/Red at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
Park Ridge Country Club Park Ridge $107
Cedardell Golf Club Plano $12 - $15
Flossmoor Country Club Flossmoor $90
Royal Melbourne Long Grove $127
Apple Orchard Golf Course Bartlett $12.50
Weber Park Golf Course Skokie $10.00
#1 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $116
Hickory Knoll Golf Course Lake Villa $11
Pottawatomie Golf Course Saint Charles $26
Prestwick Country Club Frankfort $107
Glencoe Golf Club Glencoe $23 - $29
Inverness Golf Club Palatine $123
McHenry Country Club McHenry $80
North/South at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Barrington Park District Golf Course Barrington less than $50
Edgewood Valley Country Club La Grange $100
Terrace Hill Golf Course Algonquin $36
2nd Nine at Black Sheep Golf Club Sugar Grove $80
Blue/White at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Eagle Brook Country Club Geneva $98
Idlewild Country Club Flossmoor $107
Black Hawk Golf Club Saint Charles $91
Stony Creek Golf Course Oak Lawn $39
St. Charles Golf Club Saint Charles $134
Golf Center Par-3 Course Des Plaines $12
Joliet Country Club Joliet $96
Oak Hills Country Club Palos Heights $17
Graystone Golf Links Tinley Park $28
Midlothian Country Club Midlothian $105
Par-3 Children's at Sunset Ridge Country Club Northfield N/A
Nine Hole at Village Links of Glen Ellyn Glen Ellyn $19
Lockport Golf & Recreation Club Lockport $8
Willow Glen Golf Course Great Lakes $48
Elgin Country Club Elgin $119
Flag Creek Golf Course Countryside $10 - $18
Downers Grove Golf Club Downers Grove $20
Butler National Golf Club Oak Brook $325 - $360
Willow Hill Golf Course Northbrook $12 - $18
Cress Creek Country Club Naperville $97
Country Lakes Golf Club Naperville $40
Merit Club Libertyville $100
Wynstone Golf Club North Barrington $125
Oak Park Country Club River Grove $105
Anetsberger Golf Course Northbrook $12
South at Olympia Fields Country Club Olympia Fields $215 - $300
Traditions at Chevy Chase Golf Club Wheeling $54
Red at Twin Orchard Country Club Long Grove $110
Barrington Hills Country Club Barrington $100
Par-3 at Winnetka Golf Club Winnetka $14
Addison Golf Course Addison $10 - $15
Calumet Country Club Homewood $134
South/West at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Deer Valley Golf Course Big Rock $18
#1 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club Lemont $12 - $37
Greenshire Golf Course Beach Park $9
#2 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $91
Green Acres Country Club Northbrook $85
Bryn Mawr Country Club Lincolnwood $100
Steeple Chase Golf Course Mundelein $32 - $49
Ridge Country Club Chicago $75
Kemper Lakes Golf Club Lake Zurich N/A
Port at Harborside International Golf Center Chicago $80
Geneva Golf Club Geneva $50
Forest/Marsh at The Ivanhoe Club Mundelein $123
Eighteen Hole at Village Links of Glen Ellyn Glen Ellyn $25 - $54
Lake Shore Country Club Glencoe $75
Woodstock Country Club Woodstock $63
Red/Blue at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
White at Twin Orchard Country Club Long Grove $110
Old Wayne Golf Course West Chicago $50
Glen View Club Golf N/A
Indian Hill Club Winnetka $100
Ruth Lake Country Club Hinsdale $125
Glenview Park Golf Club Glenview $20 - $39
Chicago Highlands Golf Club Westchester $100
Riverside Golf Club North Riverside $96
Willow Run Golf Course Mokena $15.50 - $19.00
Mistwood Golf Club Romeoville $59
West/North at Boulder Ridge Country Club Lake in the Hills $75
Crystal Highlands Lake in the Hills $12
Pistakee Country Club Volo $21
West Short at Broken Arrow Golf Club Lockport $12
Ridgemoor Country Club Chicago $114
Morris Country Club Morris $40
Hunter Country Club Richmond $20
Hawthorn Woods Country Club Hawthorn Woods $90
Youth Links at Cantigny Golf Wheaton $17
Onwentsia Club Lake Forest $100
Palos Country Club Orland Park $16 - $18
Red/White at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
Twin Lakes Golf Club Westmont $14
Bull Valley Golf Club Woodstock $97
Stonebridge Country Club Aurora $117
Knollwood Club Lake Forest $107
Links Course at Rich Harvest Farms Sugar Grove N/A
Wolf Run Golf Course Aurora $28
North at Olympia Fields Country Club Olympia Fields $215 - $300
Sugar Creek Golf Course Villa Park $19
Pine Meadow Golf Club Mundelein $85
Sunset Ridge Country Club Northfield $50 - $100
Tam O' Shanter Golf Course Niles $18
Evanston Golf Club Skokie $125
Stonehenge Golf Club Barrington less than $50
Glen Club Glenview $90 - $190
Eighteen Hole at Sportsman's Country Club Northbrook $27 - $41
Shoreacres Lake Bluff $80
Twin Lakes Golf Course Palatine $28
Hinsdale Golf Club Clarendon Hills $113
Crystal Lake Country Club Crystal Lake $90
White/Blue at White Eagle Golf Club Naperville $80
Itasca Country Club Itasca $90
Bob-O-Link Golf Club Highland Park $100
Heritage Bluffs Golf Club Channahon $50
#3 at Medinah Country Club Medinah $186
Rolling Hills at Silver Lake Country Club Orland Park $13 - $14
Turnberry Country Club Crystal Lake $46 - $58
Chicago Heights Park District West Golf Course Chicago Heights $14
Old Top Farm Golf Course Crystal Lake $22
Lakemoor Golf Course Lakemoor $28
River Forest Country Club Elmhurst $95
Royal Fox Country Club Saint Charles $112
#3 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club Lemont $12 - $37
Briarwood Country Club Deerfield $55 - $110
Blue/Red at Northmoor Country Club Highland Park $119
Balmoral Woods Country Club Crete $51
Valley Lo Club Glenview $23 - $50
Lake Zurich Golf Club Lake Zurich N/A
Naperville Country Club Naperville $110
Conway Farms Golf Club Lake Forest $250
Golf Vista Estates Golf Course Monee $7 - $12
Lake Park Golf Course Des Plaines $13
Fort Sheridan Golf Course Fort Sheridan less than $50
Nine Hole at Sportsman's Country Club Northbrook $19 - $22
East Nine at Maple Meadows Golf Club Wood Dale $15
Leisure Village Golf Course Fox Lake N/A
Ken-Loch Golf Links Lombard $13
Glenview National 9 Golf Club Glenview $18
Blue/White at Butterfield Country Club Oak Brook $111
Blue at Boone Creek Golf Course McHenry $40
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