Western Suburbs

The Western Suburbs make up a region of Chicagoland, in Illinois.


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Get in[edit]

You won't be surprised to hear that Chicago is the major point of entry, with lots of buses and trains between the city and the suburbs.

By car[edit]


By bus[edit]

Pace buses.

By train[edit]

Metra commuter trains serve various parts of the Western Suburbs. The CTA 'L' also offers service to Oak Park from Chicago. Amtrak stops in La Grange and Naperville.

By plane[edit]

Plan to fly into either O'Hare International Airport or Midway Airport (both in Chicago).

Get around[edit]


The Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield.

Oak Park has lots of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings as well as an Ernest Hemingway museum.

There is a Frank Lloyd Wright house in Elmhurst, along with the historical museum.

The Lizzadro Rock Museum is in Oak Brook.


  • 1 Grace Lutheran Church and School, 7300 Division St, River Forest, +1 708 366-6900, . A church and elementary school located on the grounds of Concordia University, it is particularly notable for its monthly Bach Cantata Vespers, in which the church choir, orchestra and organist perform the sacred cantatas of the German baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach for Sunday evening prayers. The sacred works of other classical composers are also often performed alongside the Bach cantatas. free.


Portillo's in Willowbrook, Elmhurst, Addison.


Stay safe[edit]

Go next[edit]

  • Aurora – just to the west, at the edge of Chicagoland
  • Elgin
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