Things to do in Arlington Heights, IL


Arlington Heights, being a suburb of Chicago and a municipality doesn’t take away, from the areas beauty and charm. In fact there are things to explore in Arlington Heights that every traveler should experience. Lets dive into some of the highlights!

Arlington Heights Historical Museum

One notable attraction is the Arlington Heights Historical Museum. What makes this museum unique is that it showcases replicas of buildings than original structures. You can visit it on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 AM to 4 PM as on Thursdays and Sundays from 1 PM to 4 PM. Its located at 110 W Fremont Street.

Operated by the Arlington Heights Historical Society this museum has a mission—to showcase and preserve the history of Arlington Heights. It resides in a building that was once home to Frederick W. Müller, a renowned businessman from Arlington Heights who owned a soda pop factory that was situated in the basement.

Adjacent to the museum is another house called Banta House, which is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Inside Banta House you’ll find a doll collection consisting of over a thousand dolls.. Next to both Banta House and the museum stands a coach house dating back to the 1880s—originally used as stables, for horses and wagons.
One of the structures that belongs to this museum is a replicated log cabin well.

Arlington Heights Park District

Situated at 660 N Ridge Avenue, Arlington Heights Park District is renowned as one of the park districts north of Chicago. It boasts two golf courses and five outdoor pools along, with a pool. Moreover Arlington Heights Park District provides information about parks, facilities and a wide range of programs and events taking place in Arlington Heights.

Lake Arlington

For those seeking a touch of nature in Arlington Heights, Lake Arlington is a destination. Whether you prefer biking alongside the lake or enjoying invigorating walks in the morning air Lake Arlington caters to your preferences.

Aside from miles of bike and walking paths visitors can also enjoy children playgrounds, exercise areas, a fishing pier, a boat dock, picnic tables. Everything needed for a time surrounded by nature.

Things to See in Arlington Heights Surrounding

No Escape Room

Situated in Buffalo Grove not far, from Arlington Heights lies No Escape Room. An amusement facility.There are a total of three escape rooms” in No Escape Room. If you’re not familiar, with the concept let us explain that it’s like playing a life interactive puzzle game thats both challenging and engaging.

To put it simply the game designers have created rooms where you’re locked in and need to find clues to reach the goals of the game.

You’ll have a time exploring the thrilling escape rooms offered by No Escape Room; the Police Station, the Lawbreakers and the School of Magic. Its highly recommended to play with others due to the nature of the game.

Rolling Meadows Historical Museum

In Rolling Meadows, which’s near Arlington Heights history enthusiasts can visit a museum housed in a replica 1950s house. Everything inside reflects that era so when you enter this museum/house it feels like stepping in time to experience life as it was in the 1950s.

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