Booking a Hotel in Palos Heights, IL

Palos Heights, Illinois is located in Cook County and is approximately 25 miles southwest of downtown Chicago. Take a short drive to Brookfield Zoo for an excellent time with the family. There's so much to do and see, kick it off with Dolphins in Action show then head on over to the kid favorite Hamil Family Play Zoo. Children will have a blast touching, exploring and connecting with nature's animals. For an unforgettable hands-on experience go to the Hamil Family Wild Encounters. Here you will get to touch and feed a wide variety of animals including red pandas, wallabies, and much much more. 

Head outdoors and head to Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens. Enjoy the beauty of the woodlands, paracrine, and 10-acre lake where you can rent a canoe or kayak. The Nature Center features exhibits for kids and a menagerie of reptiles.  There's something for everyone to enjoy here at this magnificent Botanic Garden.


Top Things to Do in Palos Heights, IL

  • Brookfield Zoo
  • Burr Oak Woods
  • Dave & Buster's
  • Go Ape Zip line & Treetop Adventure - Bemis Woods
  • Hollywood Park
  • Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens
  • Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
  • Midlothian Meadows
  • Oak Hills Golf Course
  • Palos Country Club
  • Wolfe Wildlife Refuge

Colleges & Universities Near Palos Heights, IL

  • Main Entrance to Center for Contemporary Technology
  • Moraine Valley Community College
  • Moraine Valley Community College Off Campus
  • Trinity Christian College

Historical Sites Near Palos Heights, IL

  • Chicago Portage National Historic Site
  • Palos Historical Society

Hospitals Near Palos Heights, IL

  • Palos Health

Airports Near Palos Heights, IL

  • Chicago Midway International Airport

Military Bases Near Palos Heights, IL

  • US Marine Corps Reserve Center
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