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Buffalo Grove, Illinois, 60089
1 Bedroom$1,625 - $2,150
2 Bedrooms$2,175 - $2,400
Rolling Meadows, Illinois, 60008
1 Bedroom$1,024 - $1,739
2 Bedrooms$1,379 - $2,368
3 Bedrooms$1,789 - $3,414
Arlington Heights, Illinois, 60005
1 Bedroom$817 - $862
2 Bedrooms$1,096 - $1,148
Wheeling, Illinois, 60090
1 Bedroom$1,010 - $1,245
2 Bedrooms$1,235 - $1,390
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Making the Move to Buffalo Grove
Are you searching for a Chicago suburb removed from the craziness of the city? Let MyNewPlace.com help you find the perfect apartment in Buffalo Grove, Illinois! Apartment rentals are located in the suburb about thirty miles to the northwest of Chicago. Formerly the primary source of dairy for the Chicago area, Buffalo Grove is now a village community which boasts large areas of parks and open space near Cook and Lake Counties. About a 45-minute drive from the Windy City, the city offers the ideal, quiet setting for active individuals seeking apartments near parks and outdoor recreation. Home to small-town local culture and history, Buffalo Grove has rentals listed with MyNewPlace.com perfect for your upcoming move!
A Breath of Fresh Air
Buffalo Grove is a village which hosts a large Park District ideal for hikers and bikers, with plenty of trails and about nine square miles of park space. Apartment renters with dogs can take advantage of the local dog park, Happy Tails. Residents take pride in locally-grown fruits, vegetables, and flowers from nearby farms like Didier Farms in Prairie View-Lincolnshire and frequent the town farmers’ market in the summer months. Golfers enjoy close proximity to both the Buffalo Grove Golf Club and the chic Arboretum Club.
Small-Town Culture and History
First settled by German pioneers in the 1840s, Buffalo Grove pays tribute to its local history, the first settlers, and Potawatomi Native Americans in the local Raupp Museum. The area’s renowned Invitational Fine Art Festival draws crowds each summer and every September the village celebrates Buffalo Days, the annual community carnival. Locals also enjoy performances by the Buffalo Grove Symphonic Band at local celebrations and festivals.
The Surrounding Area Connection
Buffalo Grove is connected to the greater Chicago area via the Metra train system on the Chicago-Antioch line. In this way, suburban residents are able to commute to the Chicago area for work and leisure without driving. With weekday access available about twelve hours a day, the Metra system allows residents access to affordable public transportation to and from Chicago while maintaining a pollution-conscious lifestyle in their daily commute.
Life Near the Lake
Residents find themselves in very close proximity of Lake Michigan, about twenty-five minutes from the nearby city of Highland Park. Lake Michigan offers a wide variety of sports and recreational opportunities as well as arts and cultural events, fishing and camping areas, and tours around the Great Lakes area and to local lighthouses. Beach goers can bask in the sun in any one of the region’s Chicago lakefront beaches including the dog-friendly parks. The city is also about an hour away from Illinois Beach State Park to the northeast.
Average Apartment Rent in Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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Buffalo Grove Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Buffalo Grove have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In August the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Buffalo Grove apartment cost $1,290. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Buffalo Grove apartment was $1,698 in August. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Buffalo Grove rentals listed below.
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Does Buffalo Grove have any famous museums or exhibitions?
Situated on Buffalo Grove's Dunham Lane, the Raupp Museum is a popular local destination. The museum features three galleries: The Main Gallery documents the history of the city from the Potawatomi life of the 1830's to the bustling suburb it is today; the Town Square Gallery represents downtown Buffalo Grove of the early 1900's; and the Lower Gallery displays rotating historical exhibits. Raupp Museum is open Monday through Thursday from 11am-4:30pm and Sundays from 1pm-4pm. The museum also hosts an assortment of events throughout the year including the Battle of the Bands, Camping Under the Stars, and the Lawn Chair Concert Series, amongst many others. For those seeking a different kind of museum, nearby Chicago is home to an endless array of art museums, history museums, science museums, and more.
Is Buffalo Grove a good place for families?
A vibrant community with quiet neighborhoods and a rich history, Buffalo Grove offers something for the entire family. Ranked #65 on CNN Money Magazine's 2009 list of America's "Best Places to Live", Buffalo Grove boasts above average incomes and an array of community groups and cultural activities. An impressive one-quarter of the town's land is preserved for nature preserves and public parks. Less than one hour from Chicago, Buffalo Grove also provides its residents with ample public transportation services via the Metra North Central Rail.
What's a good neighborhood for families in Buffalo Grove?
Good neighborhoods for families hinge on safety and quality public education. Although Buffalo Grove in general has a very low crime rate, the safest neighborhood is Horatio Gardens, which is located in the northern section of the city. The best neighborhood for education is also Horatio Gardens. Therefore, the best neighborhood for families in Buffalo Grove is Horatio Gardens.
Is Buffalo Grove pet friendly?
Home to one off-leash dog area and various other animal-tolerant places, Buffalo Grove is very pet-friendly. Located at the south end of the parking lot at the Sidney Mathias Metra Train Station, Happy Tails Dog Park is open daily from sunrise to sunset, with the exception of Monday from noon to 3, and features mostly flat terrain with some crushed gravel paths. Use of the dog park requires an application and a yearly payment of $30 per dog. There are also many non-dog-specific parks where you can take your pets in town as long as they are kept on leash, including Churchill Park and Highland Point Park. In addition, not far outside the city limits are Buffalo Creek Forest Preserve, Heron Creek Forest Preserve, and Lake County Forest Preserve, among other areas that offer camping and hiking.
What does everyone in Buffalo Grove do for fun in their spare time and on weekends?
Located 45 minutes northwest of Chicago in the outer suburbs, Buffalo Grove is a quiet town with many lakes and forests. Thus, many residents choose to spend time outdoors at night and on weekends. Activities include hiking in any of the area's copious forest preserves, or cross-country skiing or snowshoeing in the winter months. Buffalo Grove is also located about a half hour from Lake Michigan, where people enjoy water-based pastimes like boating and swimmng. People less in tune with nature might prefer to go to one of the town's restaurants, or venture all the way into Chicago for more culinary and cultural options.