Tinkering Around in Tinley
(All of the attractions in this Itinerary are located in Tinley Park, IL.)
Begin your Tinley Park experience playing a round of golf at the Odyssey Golf Foundation. This course offers 18 holes on a championship golf course designed by two-time U.S. Open Champion Curtis Strange. It is a masterpiece of lush fairways and manicured lawns.
Lunch is served at the charming Isabella Café. The café's atmosphere has warm lighting, tasteful murals and a courteous, attentive wait-staff. The Isabella Café also has a selection of carefully chosen wines, beers and cocktails. Diners can also enjoy the outdoors on the quaint patio.
After lunch, a stroll through downtown is sure to delight. Enjoy the "Benches on the Avenue", a public art program that has become one of the Village's most popular attractions. On display from May through September, these colorful benches bring to life the chosen theme of the season. The benches will be created by both amateur and professional artists.
After a busy day out and about, head to your Tinley Park hotel of choice to freshen up for an evening of great food. Hotel choices include: Comfort Inn & Suites, Country Inn & Suites, Fairfield Inn, Hampton Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn, LaQuinta Inn & Suites, Sleep Inn, Wingate By Wyndham and WoodSpring Suites.
When in the Chicago Southland, you must experience Chicago-style pizza, so a stop at Aurelio's Pizza will complete the day. Aurelio's has been a south side tradition since 1959 and has consistently been voted Chicago Southland's best pizza. You'll have a choice of their popular thin-crust pizza, as well as stuffed and thick crust pizza.
Start the day out with a hearty breakfast at the Egg & I Restaurant. Some of their specialties include fresh fruit waffles and crepes.
Then spend the morning wondering through The Vogt Visual Arts Center. The Center is a facility of the Tinley Park-Park District. Established in 1996, the Vogt Visual Arts Center is the house of the first Tinley Park Mayor, Henry Vogt. The Vogt Visual Arts Center houses a gallery which continuously displays works of art by various local and well-known artists.
When you're in the mood for good times and great cuisine, be sure to check out Siam Marina. The restaurant is located in one of the area's most pleasant settings and is known for its delightful staff and superb cuisine. The menu at Siam Marina features delectable dishes of Thailand and Vietnam with French influences, enhanced by Chef Pham's sauces and seasonings. Siam Marina has established itself as one of the area's favorite culinary destinations and is sure to offer you a pleasant and unique dining experience every time you visit.
Time to shop is a must for any itinerary. Directly across the parking lot from Dinner by Design, is a shopping experience that is ever changing. Home Goods offers unique home fashions for up to 60% off everyday prices. They provide inspiration that everyone can afford!
Dinner at Tin Fish is a great way to end your Tinkering Around in Tinley tour. The atmosphere at Tin Fish is fun and unintimidating, nautical with a twist. Diners can choose from a variety of hot and cold seafood appetizers. Entrees include a variety of fresh seafood paired with unique side dishes. Be sure to save room for dessert! The décor is sleek and modern with a high ceiling, blue hues and "tin fish" hanging above. Contemporary background music, low lighting and marble floors create the illusion of dining under the sea.
** Please note: Itinerary may be modified to meet your group’s specific needs. Locations and selections are subject to availability. Please contact Tobie at Tobie@VisitChicagoSouthland.com or 708-895-8200 to obtain current pricing and confirmation of dates and locations.
Odyssey Golf Course
Benches on the Avenue
Egg and I
Vogt Visual Arts Center
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