Chicago Northwest, Illinois
Give your next reunion an advantEdge with Chicago Northwest! Located four hours from anywhere in the continental United States, Chicago Northwest resides on the edge of O’Hare International Airport and just minutes from downtown Chicago.
Meet Chicago Northwest is a full-service destination marketing organization providing event planning ideas that are sure to make your reunion successful, fun, and easy. Best of all, our services are completely free. Our Chicago Northwest area hotels offer a range of accommodations to fit every budget and service level.
Your reunion guests can take time to browse the many fantastic shopping outlets in the area from Woodfield Mall to IKEA. Just 40 minutes west of Chicago, Woodfield Mall is one of the largest shopping destinations in the United States. With more than 2 million square feet of distinctive retail shops (including Nordstrom, Macy’s, Lord & Taylor and Aeropostale) restaurants and family-friendly amenities, Woodfield Mall has something that will appeal to every member of your group. Woodfield Mall also features a new multi-million-dollar dining pavilion, which features a contemporary 820-seat showplace with natural light streaming through ceiling-to-floor picture windows, soft-seating conversational areas, large-screen televisions and a range of new, fast-casual dining options.
Entertain your group with several hands-on activities, such as GameWorks, a family-friendly entertainment and dining complex, PAC-MAN Entertainment, an enormous hangout with bowling alleys and arcade games, Punch Bowl Social, which features a great lineup of arcade games, karaoke, food and drink, and Topgolf, showcasing fun and competitive golf games for all ages. For the youngest guests, FireZone and LEGOLAND Discovery Center are at your fingertips.
All ages can spend time at Brookfield Zoo, Laugh Out Loud, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, and Schaumburg Boomers Baseball while adults can enjoy some late-night laughs at IMPROV comedy club. For a breath of fresh air, move your group to the outdoors with an outing to Busse Woods Forest Preserve for a day of hiking, biking, or kayaking. Picnic shelters are available by reservation.
Chicago Northwest is also home to hundreds of family restaurants from local favorites to top Chicago names. Plus, your group will never spend a penny on parking in Chicago Northwest.
Chicago Northwest is easily accessible to downtown Chicago due to our location at the crossroads of major highways or even by commuter rail. Give your reunion an AdvantEDGE – call today!
- Total hotels: 64
- Itinerary planning
- Welcome materials
- Hotel, transportation, and all-around destination assistance
- Completely free resource
- Al Larson Prairie Center for the Arts
- Arlington International
- Busse Woods
- Laugh Out Loud
- LEGOLAND Discovery Center
- Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
- Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
- Mitsuwa Japanese Marketplace
- PAC-MAN Entertainment
- Schaumburg Boomers
- Woodfield Mall
Let us assist with hotel selection, suggested itineraries and all-around destination information. We want to make planning your reunion less stressful and give you the time to enjoy your family or friends.”
– Melinda Garritano, Meet Chicago Northwest