River Grove is a village in Cook County, Illinois, which gets its name from the Des Plaines River and the American ash trees that line its shore. It has been described by locals as a "village of friendly neighbors" and, when you stay in River Grove, you'll be welcomed by a close-knit community located just 14 miles from Chicago. Rent a car in River Grove and enjoy everything this area has to offer.
Driving Through River Grove
River Grove is split down the middle by the Des Plaines River, and the water is surrounded on either side by green areas, including Fullerton Woods, Jerome Huppert Woods, and La Framboise Reserve. This makes the village a very picturesque, relaxing place to stay during your trip to Illinois. Route 171 is the main road through the village, and at the north end you'll find Thatcher Woods Shopping Center. Most of the restaurants in River Grove are located close to its train station, with a particularly good range of Italian and American cuisines. River Grove rental cars ensure all the village amenities are easily accessible.
River Grove is ideally located, just 7 miles from O'Hare International Airport, the primary airport for the Chicago area. Collect your choice of Chicago car rentals when you arrive, and it's just a short drive to your hotel and the attractions and amenities of River Grove. After you've enjoyed the peace and quiet of River Grove, you may crave a trip to Chicago for a little more big-city excitement. Head there on a day trip from River Grove, or an overnight, to take in landmarks such as Navy Pier, Willis Tower, and the Field Museum of Natural History.
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