Sleep Inn Midway Airport
6650 S. Cicero Ave.
Bedford Park, IL 60638
Phone: (708) 594-0001
Fax: (708) 594-0058
6650 S. Cicero Ave. , Bedford Park, IL, US, 60638
- Téléphone : (708) 594-0001
- Télécopie : (708) 594-0058
Activités de loisir de plein air
The area's oldest racetrack has been in operation at its present location since 1891 and is still going strong. Hawthorne offers the only live thoroughbred racing during autumn in the area. If you're new to horse racing, don't fret, just stop by the Hawthorne Handicapping and Business Center where you can get a few important tips.
Winter sports enthusiasts will enjoy an invigorating workout in the open air. Built upon the grounds of Midway Plaisance Park, this outdoor Olympic-size rink offers a modern design and well-maintained ice with lots of room to maneuver. Skaters can warm up after their excursion in any of several historic sites throughout the area. Admission is free with a small charge for skate rentals.
A traditional, 18-hole Bent grass course with water play. Built in 1899 near the site of the Columbian Exposition of 1893, the grounds are well-tended with pro shop, on-site Pro, driving range and snack bar. Caddie and pull cart rental are available but no there's no gas or electric cart rental. Ask about twilight, junior and senior rates. Tee times are accepted up to 90 days in advance.
It was once believed that the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 was caused by a cow, owned by a woman named O'Leary, which when she tipped over a lantern. A competing legend exonerates the hapless bovine, placing guilt on Peg Leg Sullivan, who not only started the blaze, but also framed the cow. The Fire Truck Tours recount these stories and fill in any missing details. Climb aboard a vintage fire truck and view the damage caused by Chicago's famous conflagration.
This school teaches a style of Chinese kung-fu known as Wing Chun: an art known for enabling smaller, weaker fighters to overcome stronger, bigger and heavier opponents. Among its most famous practitioners was a young Bruce Lee, whose exploits applying the art are still talked about. Yet the practice and learning of the art is amazingly relaxing, fun, and gentle. This is the only school in Chicago and the best school in the Midwest teaching Wing Chun in its pure, undiluted form. Traditional Chinese breathing exercises (Qigong) are also taught.
Built in 1906 as a private country club, this very amenable, well-maintained 9-hole Bent grass course with water play is now a Chicago Park District course. Amenities included pro shop, club rental and snack bar. The views of the lake and the skyline are inspiring. Tee times are accepted up 90 days in advance.
The Two 18-hole Bent grass courses, Port and Starboard, at Harborside International Golf Center are open to the public. Even though this is a public course, many consider it as fine as the best private courses. This place offers various facilities. Green fees on a weekday for a 18-hole is USD65; gas carts are included. Tee times are accepted up to 14 days in advance. There is a dress policy - no denim and collared shirt. Bermuda shorts are required.
This downtown rink is festive and unusual, located in Millenium Park. In addition to the fun of gliding and spinning about, you will be in the middle of the city, so make a day of it. After a few brisk turns around the rink, you may want to stop in the warming area and fill up on hot refreshments. Free admission. Skate rental available, skates must be rented on a per session basis.
The Chicago Children's Theatre features famous Broadway classics and some of their new productions, such as "A Year With Frog and Toad", a lovable story of the adventures of a frog and a toad who are the best of friends. Shows like this are generated from old children's classics and favourite books. Dates and timings of productions and shows vary, so call for details or visit their website for a detailed calendar. People of all ages are welcome, but these programmes are specially meant for children 4 years and younger.
This family entertainment complex on Lake Michigan offers all-day fun with more than 50 acres (20 hectares) of parks and gardens, first-rate shopping, restaurants and exciting attractions. Ride the 15-story Ferris wheel, watch world-class performers at the Skyline Stage and tour three floors of interactive fun at the Chicago Children's Museum. For some culture amongst the commercialism, check out the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. During the summer, free entertainment is available on Dock Street. During the winter, rent skates and take a spin on the open-air ice rink.
At Chicago Children's Museum, fifteen permanent exhibits and programming spaces provide innovative learning experiences for children and their caregivers to create a community where play and learning connect. The museum serves more than 500,000 visitors annually and also reaches out beyond its walls by making a significant investment of resources in neighborhoods across Chicago, particularly to children who might not otherwise have access to the museum's rich array of resources.
Lincoln Park ranks with New York's Central Park as one of the nation's finest urban playgrounds. In fact, the two were designed by the same landscape architect genius, Frederick Law Olmstead. From North Avenue all the way up to Ardmore, Lincoln Park encompasses over 1000 acres (405 hectares) of rolling green spaces and pretty lakes. Locals prize the viewing bridge over the North Pond that looks out at the Michigan Avenue Skyline. Visit the Lincoln Park Zoo, the Lincoln Park Conservatory and the Chicago Historical Society. Dozens of statues, including the famous statue of General Grant, can be found here. Look for other statues of Goethe, Shakespeare, Sir George Solti, Ben Franklin and Hans Christian Anderson.