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Naperville

Naperville

An oasis of entertainment and outdoor living with great schools.

 

Welcome to Naperville


An oasis of entertainment and outdoor living with great schools.

Located 28 miles west of Windy City, Naperville’s acclaimed schools, world-class parks, award-winning restaurants, and colorful local shops make it among the most popular suburbs in Illinois. Interweaving residential appeal with a thriving commercial scene, this city offers residents a unique blend of big-city living and small-town charm.

The Riverwalk — a sanctuary of entertainment and activity in the city — threads lush green spaces with enchanting historical attractions and incredible venues for the community’s vibrant events. Naperville is also home to a highly rated library, outstanding sports facilities, museums, and forest preserves.

The city’s neighborhoods feature a wide range of buildings designed in various architectural styles, from modern farmhouses to fabulous Craftsman bungalows and impressive Italianates. These eye-catching residential structures are designed by noted and highly skilled local architects, including Charles Vincent George Architects, JB Architecture Group, and Micheal Buss Architects, among others, whose wonderful projects have garnered features in renowned publications.


What to Love

 
  • Historic downtown with high standards for dining and shopping
  • Close-knit, family-friendly environment
  • Touristy attractions at every turn
  • Continental climate for lovers of every season
  • Top-rated schools
 

Local Lifestyle


Boasting a number of distinct neighborhoods, Naperville serves up incredible options for each resident’s unique needs. Whether you’re a student attending university or a young family looking to relocate and raise kids in a highly rated school zone, there’s at least one subdivision to fit your needs.

Residents relish the availability of incredible amenities that enriches the quality of life here. Once you immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and hometown activities, it’ll be hard to let go of this gem of a community!

Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping


Naperville boasts a downtown filled with unique local shops, big-name retailers, distinctive restaurants, and a picturesque Riverwalk that makes this district a lovely place to hang out and shop your heart out. Experience the charming Main Street Promenade and shop for everything from sportswear to kitchen supplies, or even book a session at a day spa.

Craving delectable seafood, from frog legs to oysters on the half shell? Find a comfortable seat at Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House for refined servings in an elegant atmosphere. Stop into Anthropologie for trendy boho-chic outfits, and swing by Allegory for fresh farm-to-table dishes prepared with a Southern twist. Whether it’s charcuterie or ratatouille, pheasant pot pie, or brussels sprouts, this restaurant cooks the meals to perfection and pairs each serving with a tasty craft cocktail, so you’re in for a grand feast!
 

Things to Do


Considered the “Crown Jewel” of Naperville, the Riverwalk is beautiful to behold. Running along the West Branch of the DuPage River, it features brick paths, scintillating fountains, interesting sculptures and artwork, fun recreational facilities, and splendid event venues. Locals love to take a stroll here, unwind and enjoy the gorgeous scenery.

Bring the kids for a fun exploration of exhibits and a massive aquarium at the Knoch Knolls Nature Center, or swim together at Centennial Park, which offers a large field area for beach volleyball and a skate park. Tasty BBQ abounds at Ribfest — an excellent opportunity to participate in a great cause and raise money for charity.

Beyond Naperville’s boundaries, neighboring Lisle hosts the much-anticipated Eyes to the Skies Hot Air Balloon Festival, which features thrilling balloon shows and rides, family-friendly entertainment, arts and crafts, and a large carnival, and a kids’ area. As one of the Chicagoland area’s largest summer festivals, Eyes to the Skies has been featured on the Today Show, Good Morning America, and six separate segments of CNN’s Headline News.
 

Schools


Two K-12 public school districts serve Naperville: the Naperville Community Unit School District 203 and Indian Prairie School District 204. Both are home to acclaimed schools that provide a top-notch education for their students. A few of these institutions include:




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