One of Illinois most charming and delightful neighborhoods for raising a family has made its way into our top trending neighborhoods near Chicago.
Winnetka is home to quaint cafes, peaceful parks, lagoons, and beloved shops.
The median home price in Winnetka is $1,472,000. Currently, there are 188 homes available on the market, including seven condos.
For a tasty breakfast option, head over to the Green Bay Cafe. This snug breakfast joint features a brick hearth with wood booths and tables for guests.
The menu includes classic dishes like a variety of pancakes, french toast, soup, sandwiches, and burgers. You can even snag some crayons and paper to keep kids occupied!
If you’re looking for somewhere to spend a Saturday in the park, Hubbard Woods Park is the spot for you.
The lush park features a butterfly garden, splash playground, and an arched stage that’s replacing the landmark gazebo once featured in “Home Alone.”
Winnetka offers plenty of charming shops, one of which is The Book Stall, the neighborhood’s beloved bookstore.
Winner of Publishers Weekly’s 2012 Bookstore of the Year, this quaint spot has been selling treasured books for over 75 years. Events include book readings, book clubs, and story hour for young children.
For an active outdoors activity, the Skokie Lagoons have plenty to offer. Visitors can bike, run, or walk along scenic trails and during the summer, residents can kayak on the Chicago River.
The lagoons also offer boating access, areas for fishing, and peaceful spots for a picnic.
If you’re interested in a relaxing date night, head over to Avli Estiatorio. This Greek restaurant offers a warm and cozy atmosphere with mouthwatering options such as Skordalia spread with pita and Shrimp Tourkolimano.
Guests can choose from a variety of delightful cocktails from their curated Greek wine list, crafted cocktails, and traditional spirits.