Top things to do in Oak Park

Architecture in Oak Park

Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio

This is where Wright lived and worked from 1889 to 1909. Tour frequency varies, from every 20 minutes on summer weekends to every hour or so in winter. The hour-long walk-through reveals a fascinating place, filled …
Architecture in Oak Park

Moore House

During Wright’s 20 years in Oak Park, he designed a whole heap of houses. Moore House is particularly noteworthy. First built in 1895, it’s Wright’s bizarre interpretation of an English manor house. In his later yea…
Architecture in Oak Park

Unity Temple

This architectural wonder from Frank Lloyd Wright was built in 1909 and recently restored. Explore at your leisure on a 30-minute self-guided look-around ($10 per person), or go on a 60-minute guided tour ($18 per p…
French in Oak Park

Hemmingway's Bistro

Fork in to all the French classics – coq au vin, caussoulet, bouillabaisse – at this cozy little bistro across from the Ernest Hemingway Museum. If nothing else, drop in and sit at the bar for a glass of wine.
Museum in Oak Park

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace

Despite Hemingway allegedly calling Oak Park a village of wide lawns and narrow minds, the town still pays homage to him by maintaining his childhood home as a museum.