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Lisle is a village in DuPage County, Illinois, with a 2010 population of 22,000.

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

Lisle is served by one station on Metra's BNSF Line.

  • 1 Lisle Train Station (Lisle Station), 1000 Front St, +1-630-968-3916. The train station for Lisle. Maintains a pedestrian tunnel.

Get around[edit]

The best way to get around is by car.


  • 1 Jurica-Suchy Nature Museum, 5700 College Rd, +1-630-829-6545. A small natural history museum with a collection of almost 10,000 exhibited items. Located on the second floor of the Michael and Kay Birk Hall of Science at Benedictine University. You must register and schedule an appointment ahead of time in order to visit. Free.
  • 2 Morton Arboretum (The Arboretum), 4100 IL-53, +1-630-968-0074. 7AM-6PM daily. Founded in 1922 by Joy Morton, the founder of Morton Salt, this a 1,700-acre public garden and outdoor museum with a library and herbarium. $17. Morton Arboretum on Wikipedia
  • 3 The Museums at Lisle Station Park, 921 School St, +1-630-968-0499. A free museum providing you with an opportunity to learn about the heritage and culture of 19th-century Illinois. Free.


  • 1 Dragonfly Landing, 4704 Garfield Ave, +1-630-271-4100. 11AM-7PM daily. Dragonfly Landing is a family-friendly attraction and splash park located in PrairieWalk Pond. Open from Memorial Day to Labor Day each year, it features a splash pad with interactive water jets, giant colorful flowers that mist water, and a shelter with a living green roof. There are also nature-themed play structures such as a tree house, leaping lily pads, and cat tail swingers. Free.
  • PrairieWalk Pond, Burlington Ave & Garfield Ave, +1-630-271-4100. A 4.5 acre recreation area in Downtown Lisle. Next to the 2.5 acre pond, there are benches, picnic tables, rock outcrops, and a gazebo providing places to sit and watch the wildlife. In addition, there is a playground, grassy area good for picnicking, and a "take a book, leave a book" little library. During the summer months, from 8-11PM, the fountains, which help prevent algae and circulate water, turn different colors. With over 100 varieties of native prairie grasses, flowers, and trees, in addition to being certified as a Monarch Butterfly waystation, your camera will receive a fine workout here. Fishing is prohibited. Free.
  • 2 Sea Lion Aquatic Park (Sea Lion), 1825 Short St, +1-630-964-3410, . A great place to swim and have some fun. The aquatic park is outdoors, and have changing rooms/showers separated by gender. Lockers are available for a small fee.


  • Crème de la Crème Boutique and Gifts (Crème de la Crème), 4710 Main St. M-F 10AM-5:30PM, Sa 10AM-4:00PM (closed Su). Crème de la Crème offers lots of clothes, home décor, jewelry, and more.
  • The Collective Ihe + Makery (The Makery), 4724 Main St. A home goods store selling unique gifts and home décor. They also offer art classes.
  • 1 Lisle French Market (Between Burlington and Garfield Ave). Sa 8AM-1PM. Every Saturday, from May to October, the Lisle French Market is open for shoppers looking for locally grown produce, baked goods, artisan crafts, jewelry, and more. Vendors may change from week to week, ensuring that each trip will bring a new experience. Free parking in the parking lot.


  • Apolis Greek Street Food (Apolis), 1109 Maple Ave, +1-331-775-2135. 11AM-8PM daily. Experience the wonderful flavor of traditional and authentic Greek dishes at this family-run restaurant.
  • Caffe di Moda, 1012 Burlington Ave, +1-630-541-6375. M-F 6AM-6PM, Sa 7AM-4PM, Su 8AM-4PM. With an espresso bar, Italian street food, and an extensive menu, Caffe di Moda is a great place to stop for a morning coffee run or perhaps a quick, light lunch.
  • Evviva! Bar and Eatery (Evviva), 1017 Front St, +1-630-241-9955. M-W 3-11:30PM, Th 11:30AM-Midnight, F 11:30AM-1AM, Sa Noon-1AM, Su Noon-10:30PM. Evviva! offers reasonably priced Italian food and a full bar with TVs and a patio.
  • Magic Kitchen Chinese Restaurant (Magic Kitchen), 1109 Maple Ave, +1-331-775-2135. 11AM-8PM daily.
  • PoundCake Bakery, 4730 Main St, +1-630-234-9700. M-Th 6AM-6PM, F 6AM-8PM, Sa 8AM-8PM, Su 8AM-4PM. PoundCake Bakery has many different pound cakes in standard and unique flavors, such as beer cheese, with special flavors added for the holidays, like Bourbon Pecan and Eggnog. Muffins, scones, cookies, and sweet and savory breads are available as well. They also have coffee and fruit butters. Tasting events happen occasionally, check the website to see when one happens.
  • Raymes Steak and Fish House (Raymes), 4801 Lincoln Ave, +1-630-963-2240. M-Th, Su 11AM-9PM, F 11AM-10PM, Sa 4-10PM.
  • Yerbabuena Mexican Cuisine (Yerbabuena), 4734 Main St, +1-630-852-8040. M-Th 11AM-9PM, F-Sa 11AM-10PM (closed Su). A restaurant with 2 floors and a patio, serving an array of Mexican fare from tacos to tequila drinks.


  • 1 The Bavarian Lodge, 1800 Ogden Ave. Good selection of beers.
  • 2 Pisces Café Boba and Tea (Pisces Café), 2751 Maple Ave (Inside Green Trails Shopping Center), +1-630-536-8052. M-Th 11:30AM-10PM, F-Sa 11:30AM-11PM, Su 11AM-10PM. The Pisces Café is a boba tea shop offering smoothies, coffee, tea, and boba.



Go next[edit]

Routes through Lisle
AuroraNaperville  W  E  Downers GroveChicago
SchaumburgDowners Grove  N  S  WoodridgeNew Lenox
AuroraNaperville  W  E  Downers GroveBerwyn
SchaumburgGlen Ellyn  N  S  WoodridgeJoliet
AuroraNaperville  W  E  Downers GroveChicago

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