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Rolling Meadows, IL

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<h2>A Rolling Hello from Rolling Meadows</h2><p>Rolling Meadows sounds like a lovely place, doesn&rsquo;t it? Well, it just so happens that this is a lovely place! This city is in Cook County, in the state of Illinois, and it&rsquo;s only a short distance from Chicago. We think you're going to love it here.</p><p>Before diving into your quest for a great new apartment on our Apartment Finder, you can also get all your questions answered by typing them into our Ask a Question feature. When you do, one of our local experts will get back to you with the answers.</p><h2>Rolling Meadows Rental Trends</h2><p>Whether you&rsquo;re looking for an apartment near Pioneer Park, William Rainey Harper College, or something close to highway 90 to shorten your commute, our apartment finder will track it down and help you get a great deal on it. You&rsquo;re probably wondering what apartments in Rolling Meadows actually go for. Take a look at the rent chart and you&rsquo;ll be able to see the average rates on one, two, and three bedroom units. Ready to learn more about life in this great town? Read on.</p><h2>Rocking and Rolling in Rolling Meadows</h2><p>The city of Rolling Meadows wants to see you rocking and rolling! No, that doesn&rsquo;t mean that you should get the band back together; it means that you should get up off that couch and start having a great time outdoors! The Rolling Meadows Park District&rsquo;s Recreation Department offers a great variety of programs and activities for everyone in the family. <a href=\http://www.rmparks.org/Recreation-Programs/general-info.htm\>Click here</a> to see which activities you&rsquo;d like to sign up for.</p><p>If you prefer a little less structure with your outdoor fun, there are a great number of parks, playgrounds, open spaces, skate parks, ice rinks, pools, and trails, to make use of. When you&rsquo;re looking for a natural outdoor experience, check out one of the many nature preserves such as the <a href=\http://chicagowildernessmag.org/issues/summer2004/IWpauldouglas.html\>Paul Douglas Forest Preserve</a>. This beautiful wetland and forest is a great place to find some peace and quiet or to work up a sweat on the trails. The preserve is a birder&rsquo;s paradise as well, so be sure to pack those binoculars. Another exquisite nature park is the <a href=\http://users.rcn.com/clonk/CCFPD/Busse/\>Ned Brown Preserve</a>. Head to the preserve to enjoy canoeing, fishing, biking, hiking, model airplane flying, or, in the winter, cross country skiing, ice skating, and snowmobiling. Wildlife lovers will have a field day here trying to identify all the birds and other animals they see.</p><h2>Rolling through the Ages</h2><p>If you&rsquo;d like to learn a bit about local history, you don&rsquo;t need to fire up the time machine, just head on over to the Rolling Meadows Historical Museum. This museum gives visitors a peek into the not-so-distant-past with its replica of a home from the 1950s. Visiting this house, you almost expect to see kids playing stickball in the street or an aproned Donna Reed cooking up some meatloaf in the kitchen.</p><h2>Hop Over to Chicago</h2><p>Rolling Meadows is less than thirty miles from Chicago, so whether you work there or not, you&rsquo;ll want to take advantage of all that this awesome city has to offer. Craving some of that delicious deep dish? Bam! You&rsquo;re there. Want some arts, sports, shopping, or nightlife? Chicago has it all. It is one of the world&rsquo;s biggest, busiest cities, you know. If you want to live in a city with easy access to Chicago and all the peace and quiet of the Illinois countryside, make the move to Rolling Meadows. You&rsquo;ll be happy that you did.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>

Getting Around in Rolling Meadows, IL

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The average commuter time in Rolling Meadows is:
10 to 14 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 5.96%
  • 14.62%
  • 2.27%