Explore Local History and Culture at The McCormick House

Winding Staircase at Cantigny Park

The Chicagoland area is rich in local history. From museums and art exhibits to historic taverns, the chance to explore history is everywhere! One local point of interest is the McCormick House. Here, you’ll learn about the McCormick family as well as a thing or two about the newspaper they made famous.   Visit the […]

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Abandon Cabin Fever at Naperville’s Forest Preserves

Springtime Forest Road

Groundhog Day is behind us and spring is on its way! With the promise of spring around the corner, it’s time to start planning outdoor activities and banish cabin fever. We recommend planning hiking, biking, boating, exploring, and picnicking at Naperville’s forest preserves. Herrick Lake Forest Preserve Located in Wheaton, Illinois, the Herrick Lake Forest […]

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Shop ‘Til You Drop: Naperville’s Gift Boutiques

Shopping time, closeup of teenage girl's legs with shopping bags at shopping mall

Naperville is full of charming small businesses rooted in local identity. From toy stores to gift shops, there is something for everyone on your holiday shopping list. So, this year, consider visiting Naperville’s gift boutiques and exploring the great shopping opportunities near your home at Brookdale on the Park.   Anderson’s Toyshop Anderson’s Toyshop is a […]

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