CITY : River Forest

River Forest, IL

Directly west of downtown Chicago, River Forest, Illinois is an historic village in northeastern Illinois.

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Directly west of downtown Chicago, River Forest, Illinois is an historic village in northeastern Illinois. A welcoming community, River Forest is a great place to visit. Its proximity close to Chicago and the surrounding area makes River Forest a more affordable option for discovering the area.

Home of Concordia University and Dominican University, River Forest is a center for education and architecture. If architecture interests you, Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Winslow House” is located in River Forest. Or, venture out to one of the many nature preserves, rivers or lakes for some outdoor fun.

Whether you’d prefer hiking or biking one of the many trails in the area, soaking up the local color and flavor in one of the restaurants or touring the historic architecture, River Forest is full of experiences to take part in.

With its outdoor activities, notable sites, and proximity to Chicago, River Forest will be sure to make you want to experience its Midwestern charm.


  • Austin Gardens
  • Brookfield Zoo
  • Centennial Park
  • Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
  • Field Museum
  • Lincoln Park Zoo
  • Museum of Broadcast Communications
  • Oak Park Conservatory
  • Shedd Aquarium
  • Untouchable Tour - Chicago's Original Gangster Tour
  • Weird Chicago Tour
  • Concordia University
  • Dominican University
  • Triton College
  • Buckingham Fountain
  • Charnley-Persky House Museum
  • Davenport House
  • DuSable Bridge
  • Harry S. Adams House - Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Oak Park River Forest Museum
  • Pleasant Home
  • S. R. Crown Hall
  • Totem Pole
  • Trailside Museum of Natural History
  • Walter Gerts House
  • Winslow House
  • Gottlieb Memorial Hospital
  • Riveredge Hospital
  • Ronald McDonald Children's Hospital at Loyola
  • Rush Oak Park Hospital
  • West Suburban Medical Center
  • Chicago Midway International Airport
  • Chicago-O'Hare International Airport
  • Great Lakes Naval Station
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