Homeowners in the western suburbs have a variety of housing styles, sizes and price points to choose from. Housing stock ranges from affordable single-family homes, townhomes and condominiums to million-dollar mansions on expansive lots.
A number of top-rated school districts are located in the western suburbs, such as Community Consolidated District 181 serving students in Hinsdale, Clarendon Hills, and Willowbrook; Naperville Community Unit School District 203; Indian Prairie School District 204 serving students in Aurora, Bolingbrook, Plainfield and Naperville; and Community Unit School District 200 in Wheaton.
With several major highways passing through the western suburbs, including the Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway, the Tri-State Tollway, Veterans Memorial Tollway and the Eisenhower Expressway, residents have easy access to the city and surrounding suburbs. Metra's Union Pacific West Line also offers direct transportation to and from Chicago's Loop.
Residents enjoy a wide variety of recreational opportunities thanks to numerous parks and trails for jogging and bicycling, such as the 61-mile Illinois Prairie Path. A number of attractions are also available to residents and visitors, including the DuPage County Historical Museum, Hinsdale Center for the Arts and the DuPage Children's Museum.