Arlington Heights

The village is bordered by Mt. Prospect, Palatine, Wheeling, Prospect Heights, Buffalo Grove, and other thriving communities.

Welcome to Arlington Heights

A quaint and historic community with friendly residents and beautiful landscapes

Arlington Heights is a village in Cook County, Ill., on the northwest side of Chicago. The town is in the Chicago Metropolitan Area, located less than an hour from Chicago and only 20 minutes from O’Hare International Airport.
The village is bordered by Mt. Prospect, Palatine, Wheeling, Prospect Heights, Buffalo Grove, and other thriving communities. Arlington Heights is a fast-growing community renowned for its tree-lined, park-like streets. Arlington Heights is also well known for its elegant homes, beautiful parks, thriving businesses, and diverse cultural activities.
In the suburbs of Chicago, you can find some of the most beautiful homes in the world, and Arlington Heights is no exception. Arlington Heights has gorgeous and unique homes and some of the city's best architecture.

What to Love

  • Beautiful trees and parks
  • Elegant and luxury homes and amenities
  • Friendly locals
  • Fun shopping and dining areas

Local Lifestyle

The Arlington Heights community is characterized by its quiet and attractive residential neighborhoods, close-knit community spirit, and numerous parks and green spaces. The community is also known for its scenic village center and a historic landmark, the Arlington Heights Courthouse. Most people love Arlington Heights because of its small-town atmosphere and rich history. Located just close to Chicago, Arlington Heights is a friendly community with a high quality of life

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Arlington Heights has dozens of places to shop and dine, from trendy boutiques to high-end department stores. To the south, you can find a wide array of specialty stores, including a gourmet grocery store, a candy and snack store, and a big box store. The area's variety and abundance of shopping destinations are its hallmarks. Francesca’s Tavola is an upscale restaurant with a sophisticated and elegant dining area that serves rustic Italian cuisine. Mago Grill & Cantina is a funky, colorful restaurant that serves tequila and creative Mexican dishes. La Zingara Trattoria is a traditional Italian eatery with indoor and outdoor seating with a cozy atmosphere. AltThai offers a delicious take on Pan-Asian and Thai dishes in a modern and trendy atmosphere. 

Randhurst Village is an exciting shopping center with stores, restaurants, and a movie theater. Some stores are DSW, HomeGoods, Old Navy, and TJ Maxx. There are many other shopping centers like Elms Shopping Center, Arlington Plaza, Rolling Meadows, and more.

Things to Do

Arlington Heights is a beautiful area with many well-maintained parks, public spaces, and golf courses. Residents enjoy exploring the community and enjoying outdoor activities. Arlington Lakes Golf Club is a stunning course with water features and a challenging 18 holes for all skill levels. The club also offers instructional programs run by PGA professionals and a driving range. Old Orchard Country Club opened in 1928 and provides a private experience with beautiful amenities like a golf course, clubhouse, and venue spaces. Nickol Knoll Golf Club is a highly rated golf course with elevated holes and beautiful topography.

Lake Arlington is an artificial lake that features a two-mile walking path, outdoor exercise area, playground, boardwalk and boating dock, boat rentals, fishing pier, sensory garden, sailing lessons, and more. Creekside Park is a large park offering basketball courts, a playground, bike paths, walking paths, pickleball courts, sand volleyball, tennis, and picnic areas.


Arlington Heights School District 25 is a public school system that serves more than 5,500 students in the Arlington Heights community. The district provides educational programs for kindergarten to 8th-grade students.
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