Bordering Hinsdale, Burr Ridge is another affluent area near I-55 and also only 20 minutes from downtown Chicago. Boasting a new Village Center, Burr Ridge created an upscale shopping district that draws many new residents and local shoppers. With 25 stores and restaurants, Burr Ridge is promoting staying local, but with the ability of having many options.
With easy access to the Metra station, Clarendon Hills borders Hinsdale and provides the same excellent school system included in Hinsdale's District 181. Clarendon Hills is a short drive to Oak Brook, with its large mall. Promoting a sense of community, Clarendon Hills holds yearly spring through fall events in its quaint downtown area.
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Just off I-88, Oak Brook boasts its large shopping mall and stays in close proximity to the city. Serving as the headquarters for many corporations including McDonalds and Lions Club International, Oak Brook offers much to residents including restaurants, parks and shopping. Hotels are prominent for visitors as well.
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Holding a number of annual events, the downtown district of LaGrange includes a movie theater, restaurants, and local shopping to keep residents and visitors coming back. With beautiful old homes LaGrange, also along the Metra, shows its rich history along with its modern amenities.
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Downers Grove is home to many one-of-a-kind shops, unique dining opportunities, and fun night-life along with family friendly events year round. Conveniently located near the Metra train and close to major roads and Oak Brook and Yorktown Mall.
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A smaller town with charm, Westmont covers an area North and South of Ogden Avenue, that includes Ty Warner Park, and also many shops, grocery stores, and restaurants all with the Metra running through.
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Named for its mineral springs on the southwest side of town, Western Springs borders Hinsdale, has an up and coming downtown area, and also has easy access to the city with a Metra stop.
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The Village of Hinsdale is a quaint, upscale community located approximately 20 miles west of downtown Chicago. Conveniently located near major highways and the Metra station, Hinsdale is a great place to live in providing the best of both worlds: quiet suburban living with great schools, and just minutes from the city of Chicago.
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Boasting a college, Museum, and Hospital, this suburb has an eclectic combination of unique stores, favorite restaurants and a movie theater. Right off major highways, but with that 'far from the city' feel.
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