As an Arlington Heights Realtor, I have helped many families relocating to Arlington Heights not only with finding a new home, but also by providing valuable information that will help them settle in and learn more about this wonderful community. As a life-long resident of the Chicago Northwest Suburbs, I’m excited to be able to create this resource and hope that it will help you get a feel for Arlington Heights and all that it has to offer. I also invite you to visit my blog, for up-to-date restaurant reviews, community event information and my latest thoughts and musings on Arlington Heights.
Arlington Heights is a large sprawling community that offers a wide variety of family-friendly activities, award-winning schools and housing. Arlington Heights has a lot to offer its residents including direct rail service into downtown Chicago, movie theaters, live theater, a central downtown shopping area, fine dining and a variety of hotels. Also, in Arlington Heights is Arlington Park Race Track, home to the Arlington Millions race which is a Breeders cup qualifying race. During the summer months, there is a farmers market, juried art festivals and free summer concerts in the central downtown dining and shopping area. Live theater is performed at the Metropolis Performing Arts Center in the downtown corridor.
Arlington Heights is located in northwestern Cook County approximately 25 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. It encompasses over 16 square miles. Arlington Heights shares a border with the villages of Buffalo Grove to the north, Palatine and Rolling Meadows to the west, Wheeling, Prospect Heights and Mt. Prospect to the east, and Elk Grove Village to the south. Arlington Heights housing, boasts one and two-bedroom townhouses to luxury estates, it provides ample variety for any family interested in relocating to the area.
The Village of Arlington Heights
Complete Guide to Arlington Heights – Listed information about Arlington Heights including, subdivisions, real estate for sale, community links, train schedules and many other topics.
Arlington Heights Real Estate
Transfer Taxes and Inspections – Details which communities in the Chicago Northwest Suburbs charge transfer taxes, how much and whether or not municipal inspections are required.
Arlington Heights Schools
Arlington Heights School Information - Links and information about the schools serving Arlington Heights.
Commuting to Chicago
Metra – Commuter train service for Chicago’s Northwest Suburbs and surrounding communities. Information includes routes, schedules, fares and trip planners.
IDOT – The Illinois Department of Transportation provides traffic and road construction information.
Pace Bus – Suburban Chicago bus service. Information includes routes, schedules, fares and trip planners.
O’Hare International Airport and Midway Airport – Latest information for O’Hare and Midway.
Shopping and Recreational Facilities
Park District – Arlington Heights park district website.
Golf Courses – Comprehensive listing of public and private courses near Arlington Heights.
Tennis Courts - List of public and private in Arlington Heights
Woodfield Shopping Mall – Nearly 300 stores and restaurants located just minutes from Arlington Heights
Shopping Centers - Links for the various shopping centers in Arlington Heights
Dining in Arlington Heights - Links for dining in Arlington Heights.