Olympia Fields has one of the best origin stories. We all know that, as the railroads headed west, people followed. Towns popped up out of nowhere all over the country, all thanks to the railroad. That isn't this town's story, though. Olympia Fields was created because the rich people who built the railroad and the towns wanted to get away from the chaos and busy life that they created. Olympia Fields was just fields and beautiful countyside, so, naturally, these rich folks built a golf course. Before 1919, people wanted to live on this golf course so bad that they built tents to do so. Yep, Olympia Fields is here because people wanted to play golf and never go back to their normal lives!
Now that you know the history, you just have to bring your dog and come see the first real building built here in 1924. It's now considered the Clubhouse. It was the center of the area where people met up to play together, have lunch, and be social. Feel free to explore the grounds with your leashed pooch to learn more about its history.
If you want to get some exercise, stop by Bicentennial Park. You can enjoy some time just walking the trails and taking in the beauty that made the area so appealing to everyone.