Hotels in Oak Forest, Illinois

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Oak Forest overview

Oak Forest is a friendly locale distinct for its live music and theaters. You'll appreciate the coffee and dining choices. Take in some local culture at popular places like First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre and Chicago Museum of Science and Industry. Make plans to visit the popular University of Chicago and Toyota Park. A family- and business-friendly area, Oak Forest also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Oak Forest

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Oak Forest has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Oak Forest with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Oak Forest hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Oak Forest hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Oak Forest

Fly in to Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), 12.4 mi (19.9 km) from downtown Oak Forest. Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 26.5 mi (42.6 km) away. Oak Forest Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Oak Forest

Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Centennial Park Aquatic Center
  • • Orland Park Sportsplex
  • • Childrens Museum of Oak Lawn
  • • Brookfield Zoo
Live music and theaters are top draws with cultural places to visit like:
  • • First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
  • • Midwest Carvers Museum
  • • Moraine Valley Community College Fine and Performing Arts Center
  • • A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum
  • • Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Chicago Ridge Shopping Mall
  • • River Oaks Center
  • • Lansing Square Shopping Center
  • • Promenade Bolingbrook
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • University of Chicago
  • • Toyota Park
  • • Chicago Museum of Science and Industry
  • • US Cellular Field

When to visit Oak Forest

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 53°F day, 18°F night
  • April-June: 84°F day, 36°F night
  • July-September: 85°F day, 51°F night
  • October-December: 69°F day, 19°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 6.77 inches
  • April-June: 11.81 inches
  • July-September: 11.30 inches
  • October-December: 9.21 inches