Many of the downtown areas within the northern suburbs include trendy restaurants, bars and sister locations of famous eateries from the city. Housing styles are varied and range from larger estates on expansive home sites in Mettawa to charming vintage homes in Libertyville. With a variety of architectural styles to choose from, the northern suburbs offer home prices ranging from the low $300,000s to over $2 million.
Students in the northern suburbs attend award-winning schools, including Adlai Stevenson High School and Libertyville High School. Transportation in the area is served by Metra's Milwaukee District North and Union Pacific Northwest railways, as well as the I-294 North Tollway, Edens Expressway and Milwaukee Avenue.
Popular attractions in the northern suburbs include Didier Farms, Lamb's Farm, Six Flags Great America and numerous walking and biking trails such as the Old School Forest Preserve. Several communities are also located along Lake Michigan, providing residents with convenient access to beaches and lakefront parks.
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at Zion Metra
Zion-benton Twp Hsd 126
Beach Park Ccsd 3
Waukegan Cusd 60
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