Some of the best Bike Trails in the Chicago-land area are accessable from the Northwest Pacific Train Line. Whether you bike for fun or as a means of getting around this post is for you. We’d love to hear about your trip and your tips for the other bikers out there
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Hop on board and go bowling at one of these independently owned bowling alleys. Some alleys are smaller old school lanes, and others are larger more modern facilities, all are within easy walking distance of the train. You may want to make it your mission to “Bowl the Line” and hit each and every alley on our list.
If you are looking for ideas for your child’s next birthday party, scroll through our list of venues that will host your child’s big day. Add to the fun by taking the train, which on the weekends can be fun and affordable while using the Metra Weekend Pass.
This day trip provides a fun way to spend the day with your family. The outing starts at the Choo Choo Restaurant in Des Plaines where your food is brought to you on a model train.Then off to Dad’s Slot Car for car racing. If time allows visit the Des Plaines Library and its extraordinary children’s department.
Get out and enjoy the last days of good weather – while enjoying some great restaurants – these all have outdoor seating, some curbside, some on beautiful patios, some with views of the Fox River.