Around Wheeling

What's Around?

Immerse yourself in the great outdoors of the fields, paths, lake, and Performance Pavilion of Heritage Park, located next door to Wheeling Town Center.
Take a swing

Chevy Chase Golf Club

Take a swing on the green of Chevy Chase Golf Course and play 18 holes on 125 acres that have been a part of Wheeling for ninety years.
Foodie Heaven

Restaurant Row

Located in the suburbs of Chicago, Wheeling’s Restaurant Row has always been a desirable location for those who love and appreciate food. It’s home to several well-known and high-profile restaurants that drive people out of the city to enjoy their high-profile dining experience. If you’re interested in finding all of the restaurants available, click here Wheeling’s Famous Restaurant Row. If you’re looking for some variety and an exceptional dining experience up north, check out what’s happening in Wheeling right now.


Heritage Park

Heritage Park is a 100+-acre nature area, recreation venue and community gathering place featuring a Sports Complex, Performance Pavilion, shelter, lake and walking paths. This valued natural resources and open space helps protect and enhance the environment. Natural habitats, recreation areas, outdoor learning program opportunities and important flood control and management add to the quality of life for those who live and work in Wheeling and nearby areas.
MEmorable Experiences

Wheeling Park District

The Wheeling Park District, is located in northern Cook and southern Lake Counties, and is 27 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. It is Wheeling Park District’s mission to provide memorable experiences in parks and recreation that enrich their communities.

The Park District is dedicated to creating a place where people of all ages and backgrounds find memorable experiences in parks and recreation. Whether in a class, on a field, in the gym, at the fitness center, in the water or at a park, the Park District is dedicated to enriching the community through recreation.

Splish splash

Aquatic Center

The Wheeling Aquatic Center brings the beach to central Illinois. The whole family can dive into fun with multiple water slides, sand volleyball courts, and a water basketball play area. Splash in the Lily Pad Lagoon or lounge on the sandy play area of Keiki Island. Your aquatic adventure won’t be complete without a ride down the slides of Paradise Falls and Volcano Valley. You can also dive into the snacks at Willie’s Coconut Café when you get hungry.
Pop a bottle

Lynfred Winery

Welcome to Lynfred Winery Wheeling, a satellite location for Illinois’ oldest and largest, continually-operating winery. Since 1979, Lynfred Winery has been offering guests with great wine, food and lodging. We offer wine tastings, flights, and bottles every day of the week.

We have received numerous awards for our wine, and we have countless events that go on throughout the year at the winery. We also have a variety of gift and gourmet food items.

Food & Wine

Cooper’s Hawk and Spears

Founded in 2005 by CEO Tim McEnery, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants is built upon the passionate belief that food and wine hold the power to forge lasting connections. Cooper’s Hawk has created a modern, casual dining experience with warm hospitality in an inviting upscale setting. Our culinary team has designed a contemporary American menu infused with flavors from around the world. Each dish is made fresh in our scratch kitchen, incorporating peak-of-season ingredients, and listed with a bin number to guide you to your selection’s perfect wine match.
Access to The World

O'Hare Airport

O’Hare Airport is an international airport located on the Northwest Side of Chicago, and only 20-25 minutes away from Wheeling Town Center. O’Hare has non-stop flights to over 228 destinations in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania (as of 2018)

All Aboard

Wheeling Metra Station

Only a short walk from Wheeling Town Center, commuting has never been so easy.

The Wheeling Metra station is located on Town Road which intersects with Wheeling Road. Two commuter parking lots are available on site for travelers

Transportation Options

Chicago Executive Airport

Located just 3 miles south from Wheeling Town Center, Chicago Executive Airport is a great convenience for air travel, car rental services, and aviation education. Positioned near Interstate 94, Chicago Executive is another transportation option for the corporate traveler or recreational flyer with a destination to downtown Chicago, north, or west suburbs.