What a better way to spend a morning or afternoon, then to shop your local market. Purchase the freshest ingredients available. Select from organic, locally sustainable produce, eggs, cheeses, humanely grown and raised meats, and more. Many of the markets have live entertainment, children’s activities, cooking classes, demonstrations and more!
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.
In celebration of Halloween, three different theaters will be featuring Classic Hollywood Horror Films. The only thing not scary, is the price! Ticket prices are reduced at each of the theaters. Best of all, the theaters are within easy walking distance of the train.
This Train Crawl would be perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. On this Bar Crawl you will hit 3 bars in 3 towns, all within 3 train stops. We included 2 Irish bars and one bar to get lucky in. Start this Crawl at Mr. D’s at Arlington Park where they feature Off Track Betting and you might get lucky enough to pay for the rest of your night.
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.
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.
Going on a bar crawl can be a great way to sample the offerings of different restaurants. This more subdued crawl can easily become a small plate progressive dinner as well. Enjoy the lovely downtown Arlington Heights, as it has a lot to offer, with great restaurants, shopping and entertainment.
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.
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.
Yarn, yarn and more yarn. For all of the knitters and crocheters out there, we have a list of yarn stores on the line for you to check out. Most of these shops offer classes for beginners and advanced students alike. Best of all, the stores on our list are less than a five minutes walk from the train station.