Welcome to Long Grove
A nature lover's paradise, Long Grove features miles and miles of scenic countryside for as far as the eye can see. Less than 30 miles from Chicago, Long Grove offers easy access to urban amenities via the village's Metra train station. Long Grove is distinctly set apart from typical suburbs by its expansive homesites and private setting. Once you explore Long Grove, you'll know you've found the perfect place to settle down and stay a while.
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At a Glance
Major roads: Route 83, Old McHenry Road
Chicago O'Hare Int'l Airport: 30 minutes
Chicago: 45 minutes
Lake Zurich: 15 minutes
Zip codes: 60047 & 60060
Median home value: $800,000
Spotlights of Long Grove
Twin Orchard Country Club
You can spend the day at this country club doing anything from playing 18 holes with your best friends to basking in the breathtaking scenery during your outdoor dinner. Featuring a top-notch clubhouse, this country club is the go-to spot for all the community's social gatherings and special events.
Valentino Vineyards & Winery
This 20-acre vineyard happens to produce 20 different varieties of grapevines, all of which are transformed into exquisitely smooth flavors. Locals flock to the vineyard for wine tastings and to purchase wines that are barrel-aged and bottled right here in Long Grove.
With nearly 140,000 people living within a 10-minute drive of its entrance, Buffalo Creek is a super popular nature preserve in the Long Grove area. Embark on year-round adventures here, with fish biting in the reservoir during the warmer months and cross-country skiing becoming available at the season's first snow.
Long Grove Attractions
What You'll LOVE in Long Grove
From an aerial view, Long Grove looks like lots of forest land sprinkled with sprawling estates—but when you get on street level, you'll see that there's so much to explore in this unique village!
Charming downtown district
Truly a must-visit destination, Long Grove's historic downtown district celebrates both its distinct German heritage and modern-day entertainment venues. From historic landmarks and local shops to drool-worthy eateries and unique experiences, downtown Long Grove is known to have evoked love at first sight for many residents—and its title as Illinois' first historic district only draws more and more people to come explore its dreamy streets each year.
No matter what time of year it is, there's always something to celebrate in Long Grove. Many residents start the year on the right foot at the village's New Year's Day 5K, then they can look forward to a love-filled Galentine's Day event in February. You can bring all the kiddos out to the annual Easter egg hunt and come back for another sweet treat in June at the Strawberry Festival, a decades old tradition among Long Grove residents. Locals can also look forward to Apple Fest, Halloween Town, and Vintage Holidays, all of which are held in the historic district at the end of the year.
Top-rated public schools
Even if you don't have kids, living near highly sought-after school districts can help increase your property values over time. Luckily, Long Grove students attend Kildeer Countryside Community Consolidated School District 96. Serving more than 3,200 students, KCSD 96 operates four elementary schools and two middle schools. Most District 96 students go on to attend high school at Adlai E. Stevenson in Lincolnshire, which was ranked #6 in U.S. News' Best Illinois High Schools in 2021.
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