Get out on the town this holiday season and enjoy everything from Tree Lighting Ceremonies and Parades to Visits With Santa and Free Carriage Rides to Live Theater like A Christmas Carol or the Nutcracker Ballet. The possibilities are endless along the Northwest Line alone, so head on out and start a new Holiday Tradition of your own.
Mark this week on your calender as you won’t want to miss the annual Edison Park Restaurant Week. With 9 of their top restaurants featuring 3 Course prix-fixe menus, with lunches varying from $15 and dinners from $22 (higher on Friday & Saturday). So many choices so little time.
What a great way sample fine dining on a shoe string.
You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy this pub crawl. We have included five Irish pubs in five different towns. Pick where you want to stop and end, then go out and have some ‘craic.” (an Irish term for fun or good time). If you try all five we would like to hear about your favorites.
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.
If you are looking for a fun way to spend the day/evening check out our list of the finest Irish Pubs on Metra’s Northwest Pacific Line. Hop on the train and enjoy some traditional Irish food and let the proffesionals do the driving so you can enjoy a pint or two of the your favorite Irish Brew.
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.
Don’t miss the 4th Annual Edison Park Comedy Festival, held at three different venues over 3 nights. You can enjoy one or all three of the shows, at extreamly reasonable prices. If you haven’t stopped at Edison Park before, there are several great restaurants & bars to enjoy before and after the shows, all within a 2 block square area.
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A trip to Coren’s Rod and Reel in Norwood Park would be perfect for anyone who loves to fish and wants some quality equipment. This shop is unique, and has everything you’ll need for your next fishing trip. Pair a visit to Coren’s with lunch in Edison Park and you have a great Father’s Day or Birthday gift.
Edison Park is a wonderland of bars & restaurants. We have picked 4 fun bars for this bar Hop but there are many more all in walking distance of the Metra Train Stop. You can check out a few of the others on our site in the Irish Pub Crawl excursion. Head on out & have some fun!