Introduction to Round Lake Park, Illinois
Round Lake Park History
Acres of corn and soybeans were originally grown in the area around Round Lake Park. Residents of Chicago used the area as a summer vacation spot, and its is now a thriving community with a diverse population.
Round Lake Park and nearby Attractions
- Fort Hill Heritage Museum
- Volo Bog State Natural Area
- Deerfield Historic Village
- Chicago Botanic Garden
- Kenilworth Assembly Hall
Things To Do In Round Lake Park
Local museums and historical sites include the Arlington Heights Historical Museum, the Chester Gould Dick Tracy Museum, the Kenosha Public Museum, the Deerfield Historic Village and the Ward W. Willits House. Local parks include Big Foot Beach State Park, the Chain O'Lakes State Park and the Illinois Beach State Park. The Chicago Botanic Garden is nearby as well.
Round Lake Park Transportation
Chicago O'Hare International is the nearest major airport.
Round Lake Park Higher Education
Nearby colleges include the Adler School of Professional Psychology, Carthage College and the Catholic Theological Union at Chicago.