Bensenville is in Illinois and was incorporated in 1884. With a diverse population of almost 20,000 and a family friendly community, Bensenville is a great place to call home. The awesome Edge Ice Arena and O’Hare Airport are here and the town is only 20 miles from the best deep dish pizza in the world. Yes, that means downtown Chicago!
Before searching for your new apartment in Bensenville, check out our apartment guide for some tips on finding the perfect place for you. Visit the intensely intimate Local Talk section to get an inside look at life in this Midwestern town. Wondering where the best doggie day care is? Or maybe you want to know where you can send Junior to ballet school. No problemo. Use our “Ask a Question” feature and a super smart local expert will answer all of your burning questions. Except for that “meaning of life” one. They’re not that super smart.
Bensenville rental rates are pretty decent compared to the high prices on Chicago rents. Don’t worry, you’ll find the best deal around using our apartment guide. Are you looking for a place with a lot of space for you and your large piranha tank? Or maybe your only requirements are a dishwasher and central air. (We get it. So over washing dishes by hand.) Whatever it is, our apartment finder will help you track down the right place. Check out the table above to get an idea of the average cost of a one bedroom rental here. Considering everything Bensenville has to offer renters, those rates aren’t bad. Ready to learn more about “B-ville” and all that it has to offer?
Bensenville hosts some cool events and festivals throughout the year, so you’ll never have an excuse to be bored. That’s right. Just like your mother told you: if you’re bored, it’s your fault. The city hosts a super fun free summer concert series called, “Music in the Park.” Favorite area restaurants sell eats prior to the concert so you can snag an easy delicious dinner and picnic on the lawn while you groove to the tunes. They also have free carriage rides and an artist drawing caricatures for kids before the concert. How cool is that?
The Edge Ice Arenas are home to the Chicago Steel and the Robert Morris Eagles. World Champions and 2006 Olympic Gold Medalists, Tatiana Tomianin and Maxim Marinan have used The Edge as a training center. The Edge Ice Arena is one of the largest ice skating facilities in the United States. They offer training and programs for hockey players, figures skaters, and recreational skaters of all ages.
The Water’s Edge Aquatic Center has an 8-lane, 25-yard lap pool. Swimming lessons are available from preschool to advanced and they also offer, are you ready? Aqua-aerobics. You’ve never looked cooler. The Aquatic Center is located inside the Redmond Recreational Complex which is basically 88-acres of fun waiting just for you. Play any sport you can think of or stroll down the 1.2 mile walking path to get you moving and grooving. They also have a children’s playground and a 16-acre pond. No one is left out!
Random Factoid: The movie “Casino” was based on some shady happenings in Bensenville. Joe Pesci plays one of the Spilotro brothers in the movie. The brothers were killed in a basement before being buried in a cornfield in Indiana. Just a little something to share at your apartment warming party. Especially impressive if you’re renting a basement apartment.
Living in an apartment around here means you are ridiculously close to Chicago. Go to this amazing city to get your architecture fix by simply gazing at the skyline, or hop on a boat for one of their famous architectural tours. That’s right, you can gaze at architecture and get a boat ride! Catch some tunes at one of the many jazz clubs, watch the Cubs play at Wrigley Field or the White Sox play at U.S. Cellular Field, shop ‘til you drop uptown, check out the pier, or get some laughs at Second City. Seriously, there are endless things to see in this city (we couldn’t list them all here) and by renting your apartment in Bensenville, you have the access to get there. Without paying those Sears-tower-high Chicago prices.