Morton Grove is a small suburban community located less than 17 miles north of Chicago, Illinois. This welcoming town takes pride in its local history and natural surroundings. The community maintains 13 parks that provide space for plenty of outdoor activities. The weekly indoor/outdoor farmer's market is a great place to find fresh foods and homemade goodies. There are also many cheap hotels in Morton Grove, as well as numerous hotels in Chicago.
Out and About in Morton Grove
Morton Grove car rentals are abundant and will allow you to explore everything this great community has to offer. You can start with a visit to the Cook County Forest Preserve, which makes up 20 percent of the land space in Morton Grove. Here you can enjoy picnicking, boating, or golfing during the warmer months and ice fishing, ice-skating, and cross-country skiing during the colder months. While here, be sure to stop at one of the preserve's nature centers, including the River Trail Nature Center and the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center, as well as the Trailside Museum of Natural History. A driving or biking tour will take you past some of the town's historic attractions, such as the site of the Poehlmann Brothers Greenhouse, Bringer Inn, and the Haupt Yehl House, which now serves as the town's historical museum.
Eating and Drinking
The community of Morton Grove offers visitors nearly 50 dining options to select from. The majority of these restaurants are located along Route 21 and Route 43, as are many of the Morton Grove hotels. You will find everything from Italian cuisine to steakhouses to Asian restaurants. Of course, there are plenty of pizza shops in the area serving Chicago's famous deep-dish pizza.
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