There are few towns in the Chicago metropolitan area like Northbrook, Illinois. This affluent suburb has so many beautiful homes that it's been featured in numerous films, including 1980s classics like Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Uncle Buck. Come visit to see how the 34,000 residents enjoy one of the most admired areas in the Midwest.
Things to Do in Northbrook
If you're staying at one of the many Chicago hotels or one of the cheap hotels in Northbrook, you'll enjoy the relaxing environment. Like many suburbs, Northbrook is a spacious place where people like to take their time, and the town also has a wealth of parks that make it a pleasant place to visit. Techny Prairie Park and Fields, for example, is one the most popular parks in the area. People love to visit Techny Prairie Park because it offers diverse attractions and activities. Here you can enjoy fishing on the lake and grilling in warmer months as well as a nine-hole golf course and multiple trails for walking or biking. The park also features a baseball complex complete with four diamonds and several batting cages plus, in winter, outdoor fans have a blast at the skate park and the sledding hill.
Eating and Drinking
All of that activity will make you hungry, so you'll want to find a restaurant. Most restaurants in Northbrook can be found right in the center of town. Choose from highly rated Italian and Japanese eateries as well as traditional steakhouses, casual taverns, pizzerias, and an assortment of fast food options. Many of the hotels near Northbrook will put you close to some excellent restaurants, but you can also visit the nearby White Plains or Techny neighborhoods, where you'll find additional choices. Out shopping? Any of the local shopping centers are great when you want a bite to eat.
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