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Elgin, IL 60124
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Founded as Charleston in 1834, it got its present name in 1839. Huddled in the Fox River Valley, St. Charles is well known for its fine dining, entertainment, shopping and recreational facilities. This eco-friendly city has a natural charm to it that is very alluring. The St. Charles Public Library is one of the best of its kind in the country and has services for children and adults. It also is an antiques and collectibles hub with excellent antique shops offering unique and rare finds. Some of the must visit places are the Arcada Theater, Creek Bend Nature Center and Fine Line Creative Arts Center. It also has a few notable events such as the Kane County Flea Market, Pride of the Fox RiverFest and the Scarecrow Festival.
A part of the tri-city zone of West Chicago, Geneva is a popular suburb of the city. Home to the Fox River, Geneva is abound with natural beauty and it also boasts of a few heritage sites. With a record surge in its urbanization, Geneva is popular both as a residential neighborhood and a tourist destination.
The Metra rail station in Roselle, IL provides a valuable service to commuters. Operated under the Metra’s Milwaukee District/West line, this station is used by locals to travel away from the suburban town of Roselle, to main cities for work, as well as by visitors who come to discover the town’s offerings. This station lies about 23.9 miles (38.5 kilometers) away from the Union Station of Chicago. See the website for information on train schedules and other details.
Built in the 1920s by worshipers of the Medina Temple in Chicago, this golf club is located only 24 miles from Chicago. It hosts one of the most important international golf events, the PGA Tournament, on its Course Three, with a 7,508 yard area. It boasts of two other golf courses and a picturesque club house, situated on 450 acres of lush green land. For details on upcoming events and other information, check the website.
One of the best venues in Arlington Heights, Metropolis Ballroom has all the required facilities and trained staff to make your event the very best. The wooden interiors of the ballroom with beautiful lighting give it a very elegant look. Overlooking the lush green park, the venue gives a perfect ambiance to host events like weddings, private parties etc. You can also host business and corporate meetings at this venue as there are meeting planners and event coordinators to make sure everything is smooth sailing.
Long Grove is a quiet little hamlet located about 37 miles from the bustling city of Chicago. Though a small village, Long Grove has a rich historical background, starting in the early 1800s, when German settlers immigrated here and founded a small township. Secluded from major towns and cities, this little community flourished uniquely. The history is evident in the numerous buildings and structures around the village, that have their origins in the 1800s. To preserve the village’s beauty, its council has issued building ordinances that restrict the presence of sidewalks, street lights, or curbs, as well as convenience and chain stores. Long Grove is also known for the annual Chocolate Festival that takes place each Spring. See the website to know more.
A city located in the DuPage County of Illinois, Wood Dale is a charming community of more than 13,000 residents. Like most American towns and cities, the land that would later become Wood Dale once belonged to a Native American tribe, and was taken over by the State after Illinois received the status of a state in 1818. Today, Wood Dale is a humble city, being home to a vast acreage of open spaces, modest homes, and a vibrant and friendly community. See the website to know more.
Also known as the First Church of Lombard, Maple Street Chapel is a historic church that was completed in 1851. This church, famed for its Gothic Revival architecture, is one of Lombard's best-known landmarks, and is managed by the Maple Street Chapel Preservation Society, Inc. The Maple Street Chapel Folk Concert Series is one of the most popular events organized, and attracts locals and tourists alike. Tours of the chapel are usually held between 2p and 4p.
Opened in 1955, Chicago O'Hare Airport quickly became the world's largest transportation hub, and the flurry of activity inside certainly reflects this. You can get here easily from the Loop with the CTA's Blue Line, which is often faster (and cheaper) than either a limo or taxi. If you are flying internationally you will have to take the monorail to the international terminal. Otherwise, the Blue Line lets you off right in the domestic terminal. The airport is full of a range of concessions and amenities, from the ubiquitous McDonald's to upscale dining options like Wolfgang Puck.
Team Dragon TaeKwonDo was created by two USA TaeKwonDo Certified Junior Olympic Coaches to create an environment to promote sport TaeKwonDo. Partnered with American Eagles Gymnastics. If you are in town for a long time, sign your child up for a class to help promote healthiness and self-defense.