Palatine has mastered the art of balance. The growing community has a healthy mix of residents who enjoy its friendly suburban lifestyle and businesses that fuel the local economy.
The village embraces growth to support a wealth of amenities and services. The Palatine Park District has 28 parks, an 18-hole golf course and a variety of classes from fitness and sports to arts and crafts. Bicycle riders enjoy the village’s scenic four-mile trail through parks, residential areas and nearby Deer Grove Forest Preserve.
Palatine’s downtown business district is both charming and self-sufficient for residents. Restaurants include a mix of local favorites – from classic Italian eateries to upscale breweries – as well as a variety of local bars. The village hosts several street festivals and a popular farmer’s market.
The Palatine Public Library is rated among the best in the country, and public schools here are highly rated. High school students attend Palatine High School and William Fremd High School. The community also has several private schools and is home to Harper Community College.
Commuters have access to the Chicago Loop with the Palatine Metra station and I-90. The nearby Chicago Executive Airport offers private and corporate aircraft services.