Local Guide & Attractions


Things to do in and around Willowbrook:



Oakbrook Mall

Oakbrook Center is one of the most prestigious and striking outdoor shopping destinations in the Chicago area. In fact, it's the largest open-air premier shopping center in the country! Always on the cutting edge of fashion, Oakbrook Center was voted the #1 shopping destination by Illinois shoppers. And no wonder. With six major department stores and over 160 upscale shops and restaurants - set amidst lush gardens and flowing fountains - it's a spectacular outdoor shopping experience.


Bolingbrook Promenade

The Promenade Bolingbrook is an outdoor shopping destination that features a pedestrian-friendly gathering place where you can shop, dine and be entertained. The Promenade offers an exciting variety of specialty shops and restaurants, plus Macy's department store, Bass Pro Shops, Barnes & Noble, and Gold Class Cinemas.

Located just steps away from The Promenade you'll find great shopping at IKEA, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Meijer and if you're looking for a place to eat, try one of the many restaurants in the area: Longhorn Steakhouse, Famous Daves, Potbelly Sandwiches, and more.

Dinner & a Movie


Gold Class Cinemas Bolingbrook

Premium Seating
All reserved seats. Extra comfortable large leather chairs, plenty of Chef prepared grab & go food & drink options. No extra charge to book online.

Premium Plus Upgrade
Plush, fully reclining chairs, pillow and blanket(available upon request), complimentary valet(where available). No extra charge to book online. All seats are reserved. Includes popcorn and in-theater service for the first 20 minutes of their movie presentation. Complete menu of easy-to-eat, chef prepared food, crafted cocktails and wine choices.


Hollywood Boulevard

Cinema, Bar & Eatery
A movie theater with full to-your-seat food and beverage service including beer, wine & cocktails. Dinner and a Movie - What a concept!



The Brookfield Zoo

The Brookfield Zoo puts you up close and personal with the animal inhabitants of the park. The park utilizes moats and ditches instead of fences to give visitors a more intimate wildlife experience. The zoo is open open weekdays 9:30am-5pm and weekends 9:30am-6pm.



Cog Hill

Nestled in the Des Plaines River Valley, Cog Hill has been luring avid golfers since 1927. This privately-owned golf complex is located in a lovely rural setting less than 30 miles southwest of Chicago. The public is welcome to play any one of the four 18-hole regulation golf courses, including the world-famous Course #4, "DUBSDREAD."

The complex also includes a driving range/learning center, a golf shop, a restaurant and patio, along with a 280 seat banquet hall located within the historic clubhouse, perfect for weddings, business meetings, or other special events.

Cog Hill has something to offer players of every level. But, great golf is just the beginning of what we have to offer. The facility includes a "State of the Art" Driving Range/Learning Center, for practice or lessons. The banquet center caters to groups large and small and an award winning golf shop making Cog Hill your one stop for all things golf! 


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