Your City Guide
Carol Stream and the surrounding areas are full of fun and insightful things to do. We not only love our community but also love the way of life it brings to our quaint city.
We’ve asked our entire team to give us some of their favorite places and things to do. We have only included places that we genuinely believe will make you smile.
Best Food Establishments
Hungry? Check out our team’s favorite places to eat.
Burrito - Parilla Mexicana
Serves fresh, authentic Mexican food with the friendliest service. Our staff visits Burrito all the time!
Red Apple Pancake House
Known for everything from its pancakes and waffles to its omelets and skillets, Red Apple is a definite breakfast and lunch favorite in this area and is right across the street from us.
You can get just about anything under the sun at the Tavern, but we recommend the Nachorama or the World Famous Chicken Fingers.
‘‘ Fantastic crew! Always cheerful and professional. Thank you all. I wouldn't go anywhere else! ’’
What to Do Around Town
Are you stuck for something to do? That is not possible thanks to these great activities in the local vicinity.
There are so many things to do and see at Cantigny, from golf to museums to lovely gardens. The park hosts concerts, tours, and activities for kids, seniors, and everyone in between.
Illinois Prairie Path
Enjoy 61 miles of walking, running, biking, horse riding trails that thread through the downtown of several surrounding areas.
Northside Park & Pool
The park district manages several outdoor parks and pools in the area that provide activities year-round, including swimming, walking trails, sledding, and cross-country skiing.
Fun For The Whole Family
There are so many great things for your family to enjoy in our local area.
Coral Cove Water Park
Tons of fun to be had at this beach-themed water park with multiple pools, water slides, and even a climbing wall!
Cosley is a 5-acre zoo that hosts many farm animals and native Illinois wildlife. Lots of fun opportunities for kids at Cosley!
DuPage Children's Museum
DuPage Children's Museum's mission is to "ignite the potential of all children to learn through hands-on exploration by integrating art, math, and science."
Discover the latest events in Carol Stream.
Taste of Wheaton
June 2-5, 2016
Four days packed with local vendors, great food, and entertainment from the Memorial Park band shell.
Just Play! Carol Stream
May 21, 2016
One of the largest free community events in the western suburbs.
An extensive area of locally grown produce, handmade art and jewelry, and selections from local restaurants can be found at this market every Saturday (outdoor in the summer, indoor in the winter).