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Downers Grove Park District Museum
Downers Grove Park District Museum
Owner description: The Museum is located on the grounds of Wandschneider Park in the historic Blodgett House. The Victorian structure was built in 1892 as the 11-room home of the Charles Blodgett... more Owner description: The Museum is located on the grounds of Wandschneider Park in the historic Blodgett House. The Victorian structure was built in 1892 as the 11-room home of the Charles Blodgett family, descendants of one of the Village's first settlers. Ongoing exhibits include the original Downers Grove fire truck and the 1846 Blodgett House - used as an Underground Railway stop. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Morton Arboretum
Morton Arboretum(Lisle)
Owner description: Only 25 miles west of Chicago, there's something for everyone in all four seasons at The Morton Arboretum. Whether you seek a quiet hike in the woods or an active family day... more Owner description: Only 25 miles west of Chicago, there's something for everyone in all four seasons at The Morton Arboretum. Whether you seek a quiet hike in the woods or an active family day out, The Morton Arboretum offers a wide variety of fun activities, events, tours, and classes for all ages and interests. Here you'll find an oasis of 16 miles of hiking trails and nine miles of paved roads, perfect for hiking, running, biking or just exploring. From a guided tour on an open-air tram to the award-winning Children's Garden and Maze Garden, to seasonal exhibits and lunch in The Ginkgo Restaurant overlooking Meadow Lake, the Arboretum is a unique place to explore, discover, escape, and connect with trees and nature. less
Attraction type: Gardens; Parks
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Cantigny Park
Cantigny Park(Wheaton)
Owner description: Welcome to Cantigny!Discover a world of beauty, learning and fun just around the corner! Cantigny was Colonel Robert R. McCormick’s gift to the community and all 500 acres are... more Owner description: Welcome to Cantigny!Discover a world of beauty, learning and fun just around the corner! Cantigny was Colonel Robert R. McCormick’s gift to the community and all 500 acres are yours to enjoy. Plan your visit today! less
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Military Museums
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First Division Museum at Cantigny
First Division Museum at Cantigny(Wheaton)
Museum with interactive exhibits on the trenches of WWI, the beaches of WWII and the rice paddies of Vietnam.
Attraction type: Military Museums
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Lilacia Park
Lilacia Park(Lombard)
Attraction type: Parks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Portillo's Hot Dogs
Portillo's Hot Dogs
Ranked #1 of 172 Restaurants in Downers Grove
Cuisines: American, Fast Food
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Chama Gaucha Steakhouse
Chama Gaucha Steakhouse
Ranked #2 of 172 Restaurants in Downers Grove
Price: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Brazilian, South American
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Parkers' Restaurant & Bar
Parkers' Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #3 of 172 Restaurants in Downers Grove
Price: $31 - $40
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary, Healthy
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Baked Apple Breakfast Company
The Baked Apple Breakfast Company
Ranked #4 of 172 Restaurants in Downers Grove
Cuisines: American
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Honey Jam Cafe
Honey Jam Cafe
Ranked #5 of 172 Restaurants in Downers Grove
Price: $7 - $12
Cuisines: American
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Comfort Inn Downers Grove
2.5 of 5
Comfort Inn Downers Grove
$56 - $104
Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Downers Grove
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Red Roof Inn Chicago-Downers Grove
2.0 of 5
Red Roof Inn Chicago-Downers Grove
$51 - $74
Ranked #4 of 7 Hotels in Downers Grove
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Hampton Inn Chicago/Westchester (Oak Brook)
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn Chicago/Westchester (Oak Brook)
$89 - $165
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Westchester
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Doubletree Suites by Hilton Hotel & Conference Center Chicago / Downers Grove
3.5 of 5
Doubletree Suites by Hilton Hotel & Conference Center Chicago / Downers Grove
$113 - $230
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Downers Grove
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Chicago Marriott Suites Downers Grove
3.5 of 5
Chicago Marriott Suites Downers Grove
$104 - $255
Ranked #2 of 7 Hotels in Downers Grove
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Holiday Inn Express Chicago Downers Grove
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Chicago Downers Grove
$87 - $161
Ranked #5 of 7 Hotels in Downers Grove
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Nearby recommended accommodations:

The Hyatt Lodge at McDonald's Campus
4.0 of 5
The Hyatt Lodge at McDonald's Campus
$171 - $249
Ranked #2 of 8 Hotels in Oak Brook
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The Westin Lombard Yorktown Center
4.5 of 5
The Westin Lombard Yorktown Center
$148 - $273
Ranked #3 of 10 Hotels in Lombard
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Le Meridien Chicago - Oakbrook Center
4.5 of 5
Le Meridien Chicago - Oakbrook Center
$142 - $326
Ranked #5 of 8 Hotels in Oak Brook
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