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


Other destinations[edit]


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.



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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