Orland Park is a town situated in Cook County, in the state of Illinois, within the United States. Just 25 miles from Chicago, this residential community offers hiking and biking trails, an aquatic center, ice arena, golf course, and wildlife refuges. The village also offers several strip malls, and over 200 restaurants.
The major employers in Orland Park are the school districts, Jewel-Osco grocery store, Panduit, and JC Penny. There are many buildings in Orland Park that rent out offices and executive suites.
Entertainment And Dining Out
This area offers over sixty different parks providing numerous outdoor activities, including the Centennial Park Aquatic Center with its multiple water slides and children’s play area. There are also outdoor sand volleyball courts to be enjoyed. Orland Park is also home to Lake Sedgewick, a 95-acre lake offering hiking paths, nature trails, boardwalks, and boat ramps. You can rent kayaks and pedal boats, and you can fish this lake. Winter Wonderland Ice Rink is another recreation option. This is an outdoor skating rink open in the winter months with rental skates available. For dining in Orland Park the options include family-style Italian food at Buca di Beppo, pizza at Fox’s Orland Park Restaurant, and Mexican food at El Pueblito.
The nearest major airport to Orland Park is Chicago Midway International Airport. It is 18 miles from Orland Park town center. Another option is Chicago O’Hare International Airport, situated 31 miles from Orland Park and providing additional flight routes. Orland Park is served by Metra’s South West Service, which provides weekday and weekend rail service between Manhattan, Illinois and Chicago.