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“Ok, can be fun, but gets boring fast” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Arlington Park

Arlington Park
2200 West Euclid Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60006
+1 847-385-7500
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Type: Horse Tracks
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Owner description: Described as "the most beautiful track in America", Arlington began Thoroughbred racing on October 13, 1927, when more than 20,000 fans braved the cold weather to celebrate the event in high style. Since then, Arlington International has become a social destination and perfect summer hangout to watch and wager on the amazing sport of Thoroughbred horse racing! Arlington offers beautiful venues for everything from corporate outings to reunions to weddings, and it's the ideal spot for groups of friends to catch-up, watch the ponies and meet new people. From Miller Lite Party in the Park on Friday, to Miller Lite Horses & Hops on Saturdays, to Sunday Family Days presented by Daily Herald, it's always a great time!
Geneva, Illinois, United States
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151 reviews 151 reviews
64 attraction reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Ok, can be fun, but gets boring fast”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

My wife and I for the heck of it went here for the day kind of a thing during one of the bigger events held at the park. It was fun, but it got old pretty fast.

Visited June 2012
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Lake Zurich, Illinois
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“Great day at the racetrack”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

A few bets, a few drinks, a little to eat makes this a great place to go near to home. I have no idea what I'm doing when I place a bet on a horse so the computerized machines to take bets and read you your winnings is wonderful.

Visited May 2012
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“cute town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

cute town, except everything closes early compared to going downtown. it was a nice suburb away from the city.

Visited January 2013
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Chicago, IL
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Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Great for a family outing!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Really! As long as you place the bets for the kids, it is really a fun place to look over the horses, the people, and to have a little excitement with the races.

Visited August 2012
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Aurora, Illinois
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great Day at the Races”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

If you enjoy good thoroughbred horse racing, you will enjoy Arlington Park. The park was rebuilt after a devastating fire but it kept a lot of its old world charm. The lawns are so beautifully maintained and you can spend an afternoon just soaking up the sun and maybe even winning a couple of bucks. Worth the trip out!

Visited August 2012
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