While most people have heard of Arlington Park Racetrack, some may be surprised to find that there is a great sports bar located in the park that is open year round. Whether you are looking for a place to eat, drink, watch a game or place a bet, this bar has it all.
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Don’t let another summer go by without visiting beautiful Arlington Park Racecource. The park has so much to offer with many activities geared for families, as well as groups of any size. Admission is affordable and with Metra stopping right in front of the park even getting there is easy.
Take the train to experience live theater, ballet, musical acts, family entertainment, comedy, original plays and old favorites, you can find it all. The venues are as varied as the acts and many are housed in beautiful historic buildings within minutes of a Metra Station.
Kick off the summer festival season with a trip to Chicago SausageFest conveniently located by Wrigley Field. This two day event will feature continuous live music, great food and drink benefiting the Prostate Cancer Foundation. One of the festivals highlights will be the crowning of the 2012 Sausage King.
“Color Me Mine” is the foremost paint your own pottery studio in McHenry County. You will have fun, spending time with family or friends while you create a memento of the day. Great for all ages, the studio is located only minutes from the Crystal Lake train station and requires no reservations.
Get a group of your friends, family or co-workers together and enjoy the day at beautiful Arlington Park Race Track. Experience the horse races from a private suite. The suites can accommodate groups as little as 16 up to 100.
There is so much to do in Chicago in the summertime, and so much of it is FREE. Here is my top ten list of activities that will keep you busy and cost you nothing. Now there are no excuses for not getting out and enjoying summer in the city.
Getting to the United Center for a Bulls or Blackhawks game couldn’t be easier when using public transportation. Have a great time supporting one of these great home town teams with out having to worry about Chicago traffic.
If you’re looking for a new bike or just tuning up your old bike, try the experts at Wheel Werks. Then it’s time to go for a ride on the scenic Prairie Bike Trail, conveniently located just minutes from the Metra Station and Wheel Werks.
Get a group together for an overnight or a weekend in Woodstock. The Bundling Board Inn has a chocolate experience awaiting you. The Inn offers a “Death by Chocolate Slumber Party.” This could be the perfect getaway for your book club. Shop and dine