Located in Lake County, Highland Park is a suburb of Chicago. It lies along Lake Michigan and has a population of about 30 thousand people. It has a number of popular tourist attractions such as Hidden Creek Aquapark, Danny Cunniff Park and Rosewood Beach. It also has many beautiful parks such as Millard Park, Sunset Woods Park and Sheridan Park.
The city has a number of beaches and is also home to the Ravinia Festival, which hosts nightly concerts featuring music from classical to rock. The city has a rich history, dating back to the Potawatomi Indians and was once a bustling mill town.
Highland Park is well connected by rail and road with the rest of Illinois. It has its own Metra station, called Highland Park, which serves trains on the Union Pacific North Line. The nearest airport is O’Hare International Airport, situated about 20 miles away. The city is home to a number of shopping centers, including the Downtown Highland Park retail area and the Renaissance Place Cinema. It is also a popular residential community.
The average commute time for Highland Park residents is 31.0 minutes, which is below the national average of 26.4. The median home price is $596,000 and has seen a recent increase of 8.8%. It is a good time to buy in the city, as home appreciation has been above the national average for the past 10 years.