Schiller Park, Illinois, is a suburb of Chicago. Known as the former headquarters and home of Al Capone, the city attracts history buffs as well as those seeking a small-town atmosphere, with big-city amenities nearby. If you enjoy outdoor sports, be sure to visit the village's Skate Park and try out some new tricks. The other six public parks, including Clocktower Park, are family-friendly places to play. During the summer months, Anna Montana Water Park is a fun place to cool off.
To get around Schiller Park, PACE buses offer mass transit. You can also take the Metra commuter rail line north to the outer suburbs, or south to Chicago. If you're driving, I-294 is the main thoroughfare through the town. The O'Hare International Airport (ORD) is just minutes from the heart of Schiller Park. Bluthardt is a popular neighborhood for visitors to find a hotel, as lodgings are near a community recreation center and other facilities that anyone can use.
Like most of Illinois, Schiller Park has hot, humid summers and cold, snowy winters. While you're in town, be sure to try a slice of Chicago's best deep-dish pizza or a Chicago-style hotdog, which are the local specialties. Most of the village nightlife takes place in the Lawrence Avenue area.