Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau is ready, willing and able to help tour operators build exciting group itineraries for the communities south of Chicago.

“Contact me to learn about Chicago Southland itineraries and our current incentive program,” said Tobie Fitzpatrick, tour & travel market manager at the bureau.

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Pullman National Monument
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Visit Stellwagen Farm in the Chicago Southland community of Orland Park to see what farm life was like over a century ago.

Lake Katherine Nature Center & Botanic Gardens in Palos Heights offers hiking trails, kayaking, an arboretum and prairie restoration.


Head to Pullman National Monument, which interprets stories of perseverance, preservation and pride related to American industrialization, urban planning, labor and civil rights. The grand opening of the monument’s visitor center and Pullman State Historic Site’s Car Works grounds was held in September 2021.

Reserve a group tour at the National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum, named for the chief organizer and co-founder of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters union. The museum recognizes and explores African American labor history.

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Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park
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Check out the 30 huge outdoor sculptures at Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park at Governors State University. Known as theNate, the park was ranked as the nation’s best sculpture park in the USA Today 2021 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards.

View the public art displayed throughout the Village of Flossmoor.

Downton Homewood offers a large collection of Richard Haas murals plus many specialty shops and restaurants.

Richard Hass mural
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In the Game Hollywood Park provides food and fun with a chef-crafted menu and go-karts, fun slide and arcade games.


Snag a one-of-kind work of art from Lotton Art Glass Gallery & Studios in Crete. Glass artists create beautiful hand-blown vases, bowls, sculptures, paperweights, perfume bottles and lamps.