The City of Elmhurst is a suburb west of Chicago, but the easily accessible train line makes it just a short commute to the city. Elmhurst is known for its lively arts and culture scene, with plenty of theater to enjoy and a few art and history museums to visit. Elmhurst also has highly-rated schools and twenty-eight parks, all managed by the local parks district.
The myriad of events hosted by Elmhurst College make it a great place to visit — whether you plan to attend the school or not! For those passionate about the arts can find gorgeous exhibits at the Elmhurst Art Museum.