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Address: 21711 N Milwaukee Ave, Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Phone Number:
+1 847-634-0333
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Sat - Sun 10:30 - 21:00
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Par-King Skill Golf is the world's best miniature golf course. Our highly...

Par-King Skill Golf is the world's best miniature golf course. Our highly mechanized, beautifully maintained courses have been acclaimed by Newsweek, Time, Sports Illustrated, Golf Digest, The Travel Channel, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, WGN-TV, and many, many more. So come and be part of the tradition that so many have come to love.

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"World's most unusual golf course"

I remember when miniature golf was all the rage in the 1950s, when it was more popular than bowling and bingo. Par-King Skill Golf was one of them. Opened in 1955 in Morton Grove... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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2,778 reviews
1,092 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,777 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I remember when miniature golf was all the rage in the 1950s, when it was more popular than bowling and bingo. Par-King Skill Golf was one of them. Opened in 1955 in Morton Grove, it was moved to its current location at 21711 North Milwaukee Avenue in Lincolnshire in 1977. It is acknowledged as the Magic Kingdom of miniature golf.... More 

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Thank Taylor B
Glenview, Illinois
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57 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We did a double date here and it was a great time. There are two difference courses to choose from with 18 holes each. The sculptures are very creative and fun and really get you in a competitive mood! For about $9 a person it will take you almost an hour depending on how fast your group is and the... More 

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Thank Veronikki
ParKingGolf, Manager at Par-King Skill Golf, responded to this review

Hi Veronikki, Thank you so much for the review -- we're glad your double date went well! Have a great Fall! More 

Glencoe, Illinois
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

My 10 year old wanted to take 8 of his friends there for his birthday. We got there and the guy at the window was so nasty and was screaming at the kids to get over and get it together before coming to the window as far as teams and course. He was so rude and it was my sons... More 

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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87 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We came right after they opened on a Sunday and it was already busy. But they handle crowds well and did a nice job of spacing the players. The courses are both well maintained and we played the black course. That's he one with he miniature amount Rushmore. We really enjoyed the course and had a great time. I took... More 

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Thank Andrew W
ParKingGolf, Manager at Par-King Skill Golf, responded to this review

Hi Andrew, Thanks so much for taking the time to give us a review and for the 4 stars. Regarding your party of five being split up, we know it's hard and understand your frustration. We maintain that rule just exactly so we can get compliments like what you said in your second sentence about handling crowds well. Keeping group... More 

Bolingbrook, Illinois
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4 reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2016

It has been almost 10 yeas since my last visit here but we just enjoyed a great day at this course. Price is about $8.50 to play on Sunday afternoon. The course is extremely well maintained with great foliage throughout the park. There are some restrictions on players heights so beware of that. The staff is extremely helpful and friendly... More 

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Thank saxman342016
ParKingGolf, Manager at Par-King Skill Golf, responded to this review

Hi Saxman! Thanks for the review! We're so happy that our course could be part of your Summer Hope you don't wait 10 more years to stop by! Have a great Fall and Winter. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We HAD wonderful memories of the OLD Par King from 30 years ago. We were very disappointed on our recent visit to find that they now exclude anybody under 48 inches. No one was able to give us a reason for this height requirement. I witnessed one woman with a very young baby in a baby carrier strapped to her... More 

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Thank sjoyadam
ParKingGolf, Manager at Par-King Skill Golf, responded to this review

Hi, sjoyadam. We know our height requirement can be disappointing and recognize your frustration. Please understand that our staff strictly enforces this rule to keep children safe from harm. It applies to children only. Our courses contain 20 mechanical obstacles, hundreds curbs, and changes in elevation all of which make it an environment not suited for the very young. We... More 

Lake Forest, Illinois
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75 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Par-King Skill Golf has many awesome additions that just add to the fun. Every hole has a piece of art that you interact with to get the ball in the hole. They have lots of landmarks, such as the Willis Tower. The last hole is very fun because when you hit it in, you have a chance, depending on what... More 

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Thank Smorboll
ParKingGolf, Manager at Par-King Skill Golf, responded to this review

Thanks Smorboll! We're happy you enjoyed our course and hope you come back and see us again. Have a great day! More 

Lake Zurich
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

There are 2 courses here, and both are excellent. More fun to play these courses than anywhere else I've been including the Wisconsin Dells, and Bronson, Missouri. The warning though, is that players must be at least 48 inches to play, so don't journey out there with the little ones or you will be disappointed. Rates vary from $8-9 per... More 

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Thank pepechihuahua
ParKingGolf, Manager at Par-King Skill Golf, responded to this review

Thanks for the well-informed review, Pepe! It means a lot that you've been to many other mini golfs and found ours to stand out. We hope the rest of your summer is filled with even more fun! More 

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Can't say enough about parking! Clean, fun, easy to get to and the staff is always friendly and helpful!

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ParKingGolf, Manager at Par-King Skill Golf, responded to this review

Thanks for all the compliments, Anonymous Tripadvisor Member! We do our best to make our place as friendly and fantastic as it can be. We're so happy you enjoy the experience. Have a great day! More 

Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This putt putt course is a one of a kind place to visit. If you're looking for a good time with family and friends this is the place to go.

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Thank BCAgustin
ParKingGolf, Manager at Par-King Skill Golf, responded to this review

Thanks BC! You're so kind! More 

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