Hotels in Oak Forest, Illinois

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Oak Forest overview

Oak Forest is a budget-friendly place distinct for its live music and theaters. You'll find a wide variety of coffee and bar 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 traveling for business or pleasure, Oak Forest can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 411 hotels in the Oak Forest area and you can shop as many as 130 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 65%.
  • • 97 2-star hotels with an average price of $48 per night
  • • 173 3-star hotels with an average price of $74 per night
  • • 104 4-star hotels with an average price of $104 per night
  • • 27 5-star hotels with an average price of $151 per night

Here's the top hotel based on 165092 user reviews of Oak Forest hotels: Best Western Chicago Southland (South Suburbs)

How to get to Oak Forest

Fly in to Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), 12.4 mi (20 km) from downtown Oak Forest. Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 26.5 mi (42.7 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
  • • Bronzeville Children's Museum
  • • National Shrine of St. Therese
  • • DuSable Museum of African-American History
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, 13°F night
  • • April-June: 83°F day, 34°F night
  • • July-September: 85°F day, 48°F night
  • • October-December: 69°F day, 17°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.2 inches
  • • April-June: 0.4 inches
  • • July-September: 0.4 inches
  • • October-December: 0.3 inches