Whether you're a life-long resident, new in town, or just passing through, let <em>A Native's Guide to Chicago's South Suburbs</em> be your personal tour guide of the best this region has to offer: <p> <strong>History & Touring</strong> - Historic forts, sprawling homes, old churches, forgotten cemeteries, landmark schools, beautiful parks, Indian trails, art galleries, architectural suprises, ghostly tales, the cookie jar museum . . .</p> <p> <strong>Food</strong> - Drive-thrus and ice cream parlors, bakeries and steakhouses, sports bar spreads and hotel brunches, escargot and mozzarella sticks, crepes and calzones, spiesbraten and ravioli, pizza and pancakes, ribs and chili . . .</p> <p> <strong>Recreation & Entertainment</strong> - Race tracks, country clubs, amusement parks, hiking, biking, fishing, horseback riding, sledding, paint ball, musical theater, historical re-enactments, accordion sing-a-longs, dance bars . . .</p> <p> <strong>Shopping</strong> - Giant mega-malls and quaint boutiques, collectibles and antique dealers, resale shops and flea markets, country crafts and upscale furnishings, crystals and year-round Christmas, folk art and designer clothing . . . </p>
Abstract borrowed from Lake Claremont.