Watch the below video that gives you a general overview of what it's like to live in Buffalo Grove, IL!
Why live in Buffalo Grove?
Buffalo Grove is a village located in the northern suburbs of Chicago with a population of about 41,000. Buffalo Grove recently received a number of recognitions from the neighborhood website, niche.com. Buffalo Grove was rated the 2nd best place to live in Illinois, and the 6th best place to live in the nation. The village offers a wide variety of activities that are family friendly, award-winning schools and a wide variety of housing. A few of the top rated schools include Earl Pritchett Elementary School, Meridian Middle School, and Stevenson High School. For more information about Buffalo Grove including subdivisions, schools, train schedules, and community information visit the Village of Buffalo Grove website.
Buffalo Grove hosts many fun events throughout the year. Every year, the village hosts Buffalo Grove Days at the end of August. This includes a parade, car show, arts & crafts fair, bbq challenge, food & drinks, music, a carnival & more! The village also has fireworks every 4th of July in conjunction with the Buffalo Grove Symphonic Band. The Buffalo Grove Park District also hosts several events at various locations throughout Buffalo Grove. You can find out more about the park district's events by clicking here.
Restaurants & Recreation
Buffalo Grove has a variety of wonderful dining options to choose from. Nothing is better then Chicago's pizza and Buffalo Grove is home to Lou Malnalti's Pizzeria. Stop by for the best pizza in town! In addition, the Countyline Tavern is a popular place to go. The tavern offers a large selection of craft beers and great comfort food.
If you are looking to spend some time outdoors, Buffalo Grove is home to Willow Stream Park. The park features an outdoor pool, basketball & tennis courts, picnic areas, bike trails, disc golf courses & more. The village also hosts several fun activities at the park. If you are interested in golf, the Arboretum Club is located in Buffalo Grove. It's a beautiful golf course with several events. Visit the club's website to book your tee time!