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.
Donald E. Stephens Museum of Hummels, 555 N. River Rd., . 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., . This semiprofessional hockey team plays at the Allstate Arena. The season runs October-April.
Allstate Arena (Rosemont Horizon).
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.
Muvico 18, 9701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., . 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.