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Northbrook is a city in Illinois.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Northbrook station at night

It is fairly simple to get to Northbrook as it can be accessed by many major roads. Northbrook is about a 20-minute drive from O'Hare International Airport. Ubers and taxis are easy to catch

By train[edit]

The Milwaukee District/North Line passes through Northbrook and stops at Northbrook station.

By bus[edit]

Bus services are also easy to access in Northbrook, and they can provide a way to get in, and around the city.

Get around[edit]

Getting around in Northbrook is very easy by car, as the entire city is connected by roads. Public transit is available as well.


A river and lake at the garden


  • 1 Chicago Botanic Garden, +1 847 835-5440. 8AM-5PM. Spectacular topiaries, plants and flowers. It also has a cafe. The garden has several greenhouses, allowing for fun all year round. $25 per car, Senior discount is $10. Chicago Botanic Garden on Wikipedia Chicago Botanic Garden (Q2919730) on Wikidata


  • 1 Kohl Children's Museum, 2100 Patriot Blvd, 60026, +1 847 832 6600, fax: +1 847 724-6469, e-mail: . M 9:30AM-noon, Tu-Sa 9:30AM-5:00PM, Sun noon-5PM. Member-only hours: M-Sa 9AM-9:30AM. TA fun and engaging place for children to explore science, business, and other life skills in a fun and creative way. There are numerous activities for children, and a cafe. Adults may not enjoy this attraction unless accompanied by an adult. Adults and children: $12 | , seniors (55+) $11 | infants: free | Membership: Starting at $100 p/y. Kohl Children's Museum on Wikipedia Kohl Children's Museum (Q6426019) on Wikidata
  • Naval Air Station Glenview Museum, 2040 Lehigh Avenue, +1 847-657-0000. Sa 10AM-5OM, Su noon-5PM. The military facility has a museum that aims to preserve its history, with lots of aircraft on display, as well as tours. Free.


There are plenty of attractions and things to do in Nortbrook.

  • Nickel City Family Entertainment Center, 555 Waukegan Road (Inside brookside plaza), +1 847-559-8727, e-mail: . M-Th 2PM-10PM; F noon-1AM; Sa 10AM-1AM; Su 10AM-10PM. A great place for the family to have fun, offers arcade games as well as pizza. Kid friendly, but adults will have fun too. entry free, purchase of coins is a charge. price will vary.
  • Pool at Meadowhill aquatic center.
    Meadowhill Park, 1479 Maple Avenue, +1 847 291-2960. 24/7. Park with large lawns and many amenities, including a swimming pool and aquatic center, cycling track, playground, and more. Park access free, certain amenities may cost money to access.
  • Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Ln, +1-847-272-6224, e-mail: . M-Th 9AM-9PM; F 9AM-6PM; Sa 9AM-5PM Su 1-5PM. Free. Northbrook Public Library on Wikipedia


  • Northbrook Court, 1515 Lake Cook Road, 60062, +1-847-498-8161. Daily 10AM-9PM. A mid-sized indoor mall with lots of shops and restaurants. It offers clothing stores, and several department stores. Free.





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Routes through Northbrook
MilwaukeeDeerfield  W I-94.svg E  NorthfieldChicago
END  N I-294.svg S  GlenviewGary
MilwaukeeHighland Park  N US 41.svg S  NorthfieldChicago
Fox LakeDeerfield  NW Metra Milwaukee District North icon.png SE  GlenviewChicago

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