Rosemont is a lively village and tourist center located in Illinois’ northeastern Cook County. Visit the area to enjoy its dining, recreation, retail and sporting attractions. Incorporated as a village in 1956, Rosemont forms part of the Golden Corridor, a region of flourishing economic development in Chicago’s Metropolitan Area. Use its tourist-friendly amenities, making it a convenient base for exploring Chicago.
One of the village’s major highlights is MB Financial Park. Eat and drink at gastropubs, a Bavarian-themed bar, a burger house and a Tex-Mex restaurant, among other dining options. Attend performances by well-known country musicians and laugh along with stand-up comedians. Try indoor skydiving and take part in free yoga classes. Come in the summer for the free Country in the Park and Rockin’ in the Park music festivals.
Shop at Fashion Outlets Chicago’s 130 outlets, most with discounted prices. Find clothing from casual fashion and footwear to formalwear, leather accessories and sporting apparel. Browse contemporary art installations by local, national and international artists. Watch a ballet or performance by famous bands, such as Radiohead and ZZ Top, at the nearby Rosemont Theatre.
Another interesting place to visit is the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. It hosts a wide range of fairs and trade shows, including Chicago Wizard World Comic Con. See displays of figurines based on drawings by the German nun Sister Maria Innocentia Hummels at the Museum of Hummels.
Purchase tickets for an event at the 18,500-seat-capacity Allstate Arena. The stadium is the home of the Chicago Wolves ice hockey team and welcomes big names from the music industry. For outdoor adventures, go hiking, picnicking and wildlife spotting in Catherine Chevalier Woods.
Reach Rosemont by flying to O’Hare International Airport, which is less than 5 miles (8 kilometers) away. Chicago’s city center is just a 1-hour train ride away. Trains travel directly to the Loop – Downtown district. From here, Grant Park, the Museum Campus and Willis Tower are easily accessible on foot.