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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Science Museum
“The Cernan Earth and Space Center is a planetarium on the campus of Triton College in the Chicago suburb of River Grove and it is open to public. It is named for astronaut Eugene Cernan (who was from Chicago), who flew aboard the Gemini 9 and Apollo 10 missions and, as commander of Apollo 17, was the last astronaut on the moon. The Cernan Center offers a wide range of programs to persons of all ages who attend its special school and group presentations and weekend public programs. Don't forget to stop at the Star Store gift shop (also online). Open all year, however for general public primary offering is its schedule of dome theater programs on Friday nights, Saturday nights and Sunday after”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“The indoor museum in an old Italianate House is rife with taxidermy and exhibits about the area. The hiking trails are short and easy to navigate. The woods are along the Des Plaines River. There is no charge but a donation is appreciated. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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Point of Interest
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Meal Takeaway
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  • 1 local recommends
Shopping Mall
“There are many places to shop and eat and it is only 5 minutes by car Marshalls, Pizza Hut, Asian Express, Meijer, Office Max, Walgreens near it”
  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
  • 2 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Located on the south west corner of North & 9th Avenue, Winston Plaza has historically been the destination shopping center for Melrose Park and surrounding communities. Visit Winston Plaza and experience exciting new changes and community events designed with you in mind.”
  • 1 local recommends
Street Address
“We have an Herbalife in our building. Great protein shakes and weight loss smoothies. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Route
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Store
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Department Store
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Fast Food Restaurant
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“The legendary "White Caste". If you haven't seen the movie Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle go watch it. Super funny, but the food is quick and delicious, just be careful in the morning. If you are with a group get the crave case, lots of food for a decent price. Our favorite is the Jalapeno Cheese. ”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
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Meal Takeaway
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Takeaway
  • 2 locals recommend
Fast Food Restaurant
“The legendary "White Caste". If you haven't seen the movie Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle go watch it. Super funny, but the food is quick and delicious, just be careful in the morning. If you are with a group get the crave case, lots of food for a decent price. Our favorite is the Jalapeno Cheese. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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