Less than a 45-minute drive from the Windy City itself, Orland Park, IL, offers vacationers in the Chicago area options for accommodations and attractions. Book cheap hotels in Orland Park so you can splurge on extra amenities when you visit Chicago-based attractions. Orland Park is linked to the rest of the metro area by the Metra rail system and a number of interstates that make car rentals in Orland Park a good idea for independent explorers.
Less than an hour from Orland Park hotels, you can find attractions to appease any type of vacationer. The Lincoln Park Zoo offers free admission and interactive elements, and families love to explore the underwater worlds offered at the Shedd Aquarium. Travel into Chicago to see the view from the Willis Tower, or check out the rides and shops at the Navy Pier. Art, science, and history museums pepper the landscape throughout the metro area, and you'll be hard pressed to find any time during your vacation where you might be bored. If the kids or adults along for the adventure become overstimulated by all the activity, take a break for a round of Space Golf back in Orland Park. You can also rest while catching a movie at the Orland Park Cinema.
You can find plenty of dining options along South LaGrange Road in Orland Park, where coffee shops and eateries line up amid shopping opportunities. Many hotels near Orland Park also cater to hungry travelers, so if your day trip to Chicago leaves you longing for a few hours in a comfy bed, opt for room service. Make sure you leave time in the trip to experience an authentic Chicago deep-dish pizza, though. Book hotels in Chicago through Travelocity, and save up to $537 when you book your airfare at the same time.