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'''Rosemont''' is a city in [[Cook County]] in the state of [[Illinois]], just outside of [[Chicago]]. It does enormous business as the primary hotel supplier for [[O'Hare International Airport]], but has a couple of the region's best-known concert venues as well.
 
'''Rosemont''' is a city in [[Cook County]] in the state of [[Illinois]], just outside of [[Chicago]]. It does enormous business as the primary hotel supplier for [[O'Hare International Airport]], but has a couple of the region's best-known concert venues as well.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
  
The '''CTA Blue Line''' has a stop in Rosemont.
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The '''CTA Blue Line''' has a stop in Rosemont, right before O'Hare.  And '''Metra's North Central Line''' stops at [http://metrarail.com/Sched/ncs/rosemont.shtml Rosemont Station], with service between Chicago and Antioch.
  
 
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==See==
 
==See==
*<see name="Donald E. Stephens Museum of Hummels" alt="" address="555 N. River Rd." directions="" phone="" url="www.stephenshummelmuseum.com" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Self-proclaimed as having the world's largest public display of M.I. Hummel figurines in the world.  You know, those little cherub-faced ceramic figures.</see>
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*<see name="Donald E. Stephens Museum of Hummels" alt="" address="555 N. River Rd." directions="" phone="" url="http://www.stephenshummelmuseum.com" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Self-proclaimed as having the world's largest public display of M.I. Hummel figurines in the world.  You know, those little cherub-faced ceramic figures.</see>
  
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*<see name="Chicago Wolves" alt="" address="6920 N. Mannheim Rd." directions="" phone="" url="http://www.chicagowolves.com/" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">This professional hockey team plays at the Allstate Arena.  The season runs October-April.</see>
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* <see name="Polish National Catholic Cemetery" alt="" address="9200 West Higgins Rd." directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax=""> A quaint cemetery set along the Des Plaines River, it possesses a charming array of old monuments and markers. It is also the only Chicagoland cemetery with its own picnic area, preserving the old world custom of picnicking at the graves of deceased loved ones.</see>
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*<see name="Rosemont Waterfall" alt="" address="At the northeast corner of Higgins and River Road" directions="" phone="" url="http://www.rosemontparkdistrict.com/wedding.html" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">A favorite local setting for wedding pictures, the waterfall harmonizes with the surrounding Forest Preserve along the Des Plaines River Valley</see>
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
  
* <do name="Allstate Arena" alt="Rosemont Horizon" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></do>
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* <do name="Allstate Arena" alt="Rosemont Horizon" address="6920 N. Mannheim Rd." directions="" phone="" url="http://www.allstatearena.com" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">A 19,000 seat arena that holds major music concerts as well as events such as circuses and rodeos.</do>
  
* <do name="Donald E. Stephens Convention Center" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></do>
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* <do name="Donald E. Stephens Convention Center" alt="" address="5555 N. River Rd." directions="" phone="" url="http://www.rosemont.com/donald_e_stephens_convention_center.php" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">This enormous complex hosts a variety of conferences and events, including Chicago Comic Con, ACen, and even local high school proms.</do>
  
* <do name="Rosemont Theatre" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></do>
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* <do name="Rosemont Theatre" alt="" address="5400 River Rd." directions="" phone="" url="http://www.rosemonttheatre.com" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">A 4,300 seat theater for  stars including Jerry Seinfeld and Kelly Clarkson.</do>
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*<do name="Muvico 18" alt="" address="9701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave." directions="" phone="" url="http://www.muvico.com" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">This huge movie theater, over 100,000 square feet, is more than just a theater.  For those 21 and up, the VIP Theatre has free popcorn, bigger seats, and cocktails.  There's a full-service restaurant on site (you can eat while watching a movie), a playroom, and child care for kids age 3-10.</do>
  
 
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There are quite a lot of hotels in Rosemont &mdash; see [[O'Hare International Airport]] for listings.
 
There are quite a lot of hotels in Rosemont &mdash; see [[O'Hare International Airport]] for listings.
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* <sleep name="Chicago Marriott Suites O'Hare" address="6155 North River Road Rosemont, Il 60018" phone="+1-847-696-4400" fax="1-847-696-2122" url="http://www.marriott.com/chist" checkin="16:00" checkout="12:00" price="$99 USD and above" tags="O’Hare Airport Hotels, Rosemont Hotels"> Convenient to O’Hare Airport, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Allstate Arena and Rosemont Theatre. Hotel features on-site restaurant and bar, fitness center, indoor pool and whirlpool.</sleep>
  
 
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Revision as of 16:30, 29 May 2013

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Rosemont is a city in Cook County in the state of Illinois, just outside of Chicago. It does enormous business as the primary hotel supplier for O'Hare International Airport, but has a couple of the region's best-known concert venues as well.

Contents

Get in

The CTA Blue Line has a stop in Rosemont, right before O'Hare. And Metra's North Central Line stops at Rosemont Station, with service between Chicago and Antioch.

Get around

PACE buses serve the area, and hotels can be expected to run shuttles to the airport. For anything else, though, you'll likely want to have a car.

See

  • Donald E. Stephens Museum of Hummels, 555 N. River Rd., [1]. Self-proclaimed as having the world's largest public display of M.I. Hummel figurines in the world. You know, those little cherub-faced ceramic figures.
  • Chicago Wolves, 6920 N. Mannheim Rd., [2]. This professional hockey team plays at the Allstate Arena. The season runs October-April.
  • Polish National Catholic Cemetery, 9200 West Higgins Rd.. A quaint cemetery set along the Des Plaines River, it possesses a charming array of old monuments and markers. It is also the only Chicagoland cemetery with its own picnic area, preserving the old world custom of picnicking at the graves of deceased loved ones.
  • Rosemont Waterfall, At the northeast corner of Higgins and River Road, [3]. A favorite local setting for wedding pictures, the waterfall harmonizes with the surrounding Forest Preserve along the Des Plaines River Valley

Do

  • Allstate Arena (Rosemont Horizon), 6920 N. Mannheim Rd., [4]. A 19,000 seat arena that holds major music concerts as well as events such as circuses and rodeos.
  • Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Rd., [5]. This enormous complex hosts a variety of conferences and events, including Chicago Comic Con, ACen, and even local high school proms.
  • Rosemont Theatre, 5400 River Rd., [6]. A 4,300 seat theater for stars including Jerry Seinfeld and Kelly Clarkson.
  • Muvico 18, 9701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., [7]. This huge movie theater, over 100,000 square feet, is more than just a theater. For those 21 and up, the VIP Theatre has free popcorn, bigger seats, and cocktails. There's a full-service restaurant on site (you can eat while watching a movie), a playroom, and child care for kids age 3-10.

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

There are quite a lot of hotels in Rosemont — see O'Hare International Airport for listings.

  • Chicago Marriott Suites O'Hare, 6155 North River Road Rosemont, Il 60018, +1-847-696-4400 (fax: 1-847-696-2122), [8]. checkin: 16:00; checkout: 12:00. Convenient to O’Hare Airport, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Allstate Arena and Rosemont Theatre. Hotel features on-site restaurant and bar, fitness center, indoor pool and whirlpool. $99 USD and above.

Get out

Routes through Rosemont
RockfordDes Plaines  W noframe E  ChicagoGary
Lake GenevaDes Plaines  W noframe S  Franklin ParkChicago


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