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Moving to Long Grove

  • Median Home Price – $657,200
  • Median Rent – $2,688
  • Median Income – $105,208

About Long Grove

Moving to the Chicago area soon? You are probably looking for a beautiful neighborhood or suburb to move to with your family and to start this new chapter of your life in.

There are a lot to choose from, but in this blog we will share with you what the village of Long Grove has to offer and what it is like living in Long Grove.

Hopefully, you will love it as much as we do, and become the new resident of Long Grove.

Long Grove is a village inLake County, Illinois, approximately 35 miles away from and a northwest suburb ofChicago, with approximately 8,366 residents. The village has strict building ordinances to preserve its “country atmosphere“.

Established in the 1840’s, Long Grove has evolved from a small settlement of German pioneers into a charming historic village less than 40 miles northwest of Chicago.

Long Grove isa unique crossroads located in Chicago’s northern suburbs, is known for its eclectic and artsy shops and eateries and its old-fashioned country setting.

What does Long Grove have to offer?

You must be asking yourself what it would look like living in Long Grove, and we will show you a little bit better its best features, and why people love living in Long Grove and never want to leave:

Family-Friendly Community

Long Grove ranked as the fourth best place to raise a family nationwide and the best location in Illinois, according to the list.

 The suburb scored an overall A+ score, with an A+ in public schools, A in housing, A+ in “good for families”.

Raising a family and still enjoying this peaceful great Chicago suburb, Long Grove is an ideal location.

With lots of parks and lush green spaces, you will get to experience our new sidewalks and street lamps throughout the downtown, which take you on a journey to discover historic locations, quaint shops, friendly conversations, unique experiences, fabulous food and drink, German heritage and essential services.

Great Outdoor Spaces

If you like to spend the weekends outdoors, with your kids or maybe dogs, Long Grove has many gorgeous parks that are ideal for playing, catching some sun, having a picnic etc…

Nearby parks include:

  • Heron Creek Forest Preserve

  • Buffalo Creek Forest Preserve

  • Reed Turner Woodland

  • Buffalo Creek Park

💡 Did you know?

There are 3 famous festivals in Long Grove. The Chocolate, Strawberry and Apple festivals that take place in May, June and October.

Transportation in Long Grove

The best way to get from Long Grove to Chicago is to take a train which takes 1h 8m or a bus – 272 line and line 56 bus which takes 2h 20m.

Chicago O’hare International Airport is nearby.


Long Grove is served by Kildeer Countryside Community Consolidated School District 96.

There are two elementary schools:

  • the Kildeer Countryside elementary school

  • the Country Meadows elementary school

 and one middle school – The Woodlawn middle school in the village. 

The Adlai Stevenson High School is the local public High School of District 125.

Some far north areas of Long Grove are served by Diamond Lake Elementary Schools and Middle School, but most are served by Stevenson High School.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges close to Long Grove are College Of Lake County, William Rainey Harper College, and Trinity International University.

💡 Did you know?

Actresses Daryl Hannah and Page Hannah were born in Long Grove, IL.

Places to visit in Long Grove, IL

  • Deerfield Historic Village

  • Frances Willard House

  • Leaning Tower of Niles

  • Moraine Hills State Park

  • Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

  • Lincoln Park Zoo

Things to do in Long Grove, IL

Long Grove has numerous historical sites nearby such as:

  • The Frank Lloyd Wright Home
  • The Charles Gates Dawes House

  • The Ernest Hemingway Birthplace

Other museums near Long Grove include:

  • The Haines House Museum
  • The Chicago Children’s Museum

  • The Wilmette Historical Museum

  • The Saint Charles History Museum

Long Grove Confectionery Chocolate Factory Tours are one of the major attractions in the area.

The local festivals at Long Grove include Irish Days, Long Grove Art Festival, The Chocolate, The Strawberry and the Apple festival.

Looking for movers in Long Grove?

If you are looking for movers in Long Grove, look no further. We have served the residents of Long Grove since the moment we opened for business. We know Chicago suburbs and neighborhoods like the back of our hand.

We provide professional, reliable and affordable service. We are a moving company with years of experience and with highly trained movers that will make your move easy and stressless. We provide a range of services to choose from — and we will handle everything from start to finish.

Our Services:

  • Local Moving
  • Residential Moving
  • Office Moving
  • Packers and Movers
  • Furniture Movers
  • Storage Movers
  • Labor Movers (just loading/unloading)

Level of Moving Service at Legit Movers Chicago

Standard Service

  • No packing 
  • Furniture assembly/disassembly
  • Wrapping & padding
  • Truck & crew of professional movers

Partial Packing Service

  • Professional packing of closet & kitchen (no extra cost) 

*Optional additional cost: packing supplies (per item used) 

  • Furniture assembly/disassembly
  • Wrapping & padding
  • Truck & crew of professional movers and packers

Full Packing Service

  • Professional packing of entire home (no extra cost) 

*Optional additional cost: packing supplies (per item used) 

  • Furniture assembly/disassembly
  • Wrapping & padding
  • Truck & crew of professional movers and packers
  • Unloading and reassembling the items and positioning them (not unpacking the boxes)

Moving to Long Grove? Give us a call today to get a free quote and talk with our sales representatives who will find the best option for your particular moving situation.

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If are you simply moving within Chicago itself. At Legit Movers Chicago we are specialized in local moves from packing service, domestic removals, office relocations. Over the year, we have built an enviable reputation as a moving company; this doesn’t just come to be. It is due to the quality services provided to our client, which we based on integrity and honesty.