Once a small farming community, Algonquin has grown into a vibrant suburban village with excellent schools, parks, shopping, restaurants and cultural events.
From summer festivals to snowboarding, there are many things to do in this northwest suburb. Residents enjoy the area’s parks, nature preserves and the scenic Fox River that offers hiking, biking and boating. The town’s Riverfront Park is the site of popular events like Art on the Fox and the Founder’s Day festival. Algonquin is transforming its historic Main Street into a charming pedestrian-friendly area.
Residents enjoy the area’s quality of life with sprawling homes, plentiful shopping and great schools within District 300 and District 158, along with private schools in the area.
Homes in the area take advantage of Algonquin’s affordable land and scenic setting with porches and decks overlooking the Fox River along with rustic log homes, custom construction and estates.
The community has several shopping areas including Algonquin Commons, Algonquin Galleria and Woods Creek Shopping Center.
Algonquin offers access to I-90 and Metra stations in nearby Cary, Crystal Lake and Elgin.