MOVING TO Lisle, Illinois? HERE IS YOUR DAY TRIP ITINERARY

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If you are thinking about moving to Lisle, IL, here is my customized day trip Itinerary that I would encourage people to use to explore Lisle, for the first time. Of course feel free to contact myself Amy Pearson who is a local realtor that was raised in the Lisle area and is now raising my family in Naperville at Amy@LuxHomeChicago.com or 708-653-8366. I can also set up home showings as well during your visit to Lisle.

First stop: Downtown Lisle Located at : 4900 Lincoln Ave, Lisle, IL 60532

Downtown Garden Like Setting

There are parking spaces in downtown Lisle with on-street parking located on Main Street, Burlington Avenue and School Street in Downtown Lisle. Extended time parking is located in the Garfield Parking Lot. Free 2-hour on-street parking stalls are available on Main Street, Burlington Avenue and School Street. The downtown is a beautiful, pedestrian-friendly retail and restaurant district that features a prairie style streetscape inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright. Extensive planting beds filled with beautiful flowers and grasses make for an enjoyable shopping/dining experience.

Second stop: Garden Walk Entrance Located on west Side of Main Street

Summer Garden Walk Fountain

The focal point of the downtown is the striking nature-themed fountain located at the entrance to the Garden Walk on the west side of Main Street. The unique fountain was inspired by the Frank Lloyd Wright “Falling Waters” development. Water cascades over massive stone slabs and flows over the fountain’s eternity edges, while turtles, cranes, and frogs spout streams of water to create an interactive experience. It’s the perfect place to refresh after shopping/dining or touring PrairieWalk Pond. 

Third Stop: PrairieWalk Pond – Turn down the path from the fountain in downtown Lisle and will lead to the PrairieWalk Pond.

PrairieWalk Pond, a 4.5 acre recreational area adjacent to Main Street, serves as the western gateway into the downtown. The site features lighted walking trails surrounding a 2-acre pond, dramatic colored fountains, a preserved wetland, gazebo, scenic overlooks, and beautiful native landscaping. 

Dragonfly Landing – located next to PrarieWalk Pond

Just to the right of the PrairieWalk Pond is Dragonfly Landing, a creative children’s play area within PrairieWalk Pond, includes a nature themed playground, splash pad and shelter with a green roof.

Lunch time option:

NWB Next Whiskey Bar – 4732 Main St, Lisle, IL 60532

NWB Next Whiskey Bar, located in Lisle, IL, is a casual bar and eatery that serves up a variety of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal.

Explore Transportation in the Town

Time to explore the community, there is one train station stop in Lisle to check out to see how long it would take to get to the train stations.

Lisle Metra Station –  1000 Front St, Lisle, IL 60532

Additional Points of Interest to Check out:

Morton Arboretum – 4100 IL-53, Lisle, IL 60532

the Arboretum features an award-winning Children’s Garden, Maze Garden, and 16 miles of hiking trails. Whether you seek a quiet stroll or an active family adventure, the Arboretum offers a variety of exhibitions, activities, events, and classes for all ages to enjoy. Advance tickets purchased online are required go to http://www.mortonarb.org.

Four Lakes Alpine Snowsports – 5750 Lakeside Dr, Lisle, IL 60532

People of all ages come to Four Lakes to learn, enjoy, and challenge the sport. Whether it
is to have an amazing afternoon with your family, get away with a few friends, or bring your entire boy scout group out, Four Lakes is the most convenient area to hit the slopes for everyone. This hill is great for beginner skiers.

Sea Lion Aquatic Park – 1825 Short St, Lisle, IL 60532

Children under 3 years of age are admitted free of charge. All children under 11 years of age must be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older to enter the facility. Senior rates are available for anyone age 50 years or older. All daily admission customers wishing to pay the resident rate must show proof of residency through a photo ID – No exceptions.

If you or anyone that you know is thinking about moving to Lisle, IL, please contact Amy Pearson at 708-653-8366 or at Amy@LuxHomeChicago if you have any real estate needs in the Chicagoland area. I hope to help you find your dream home in Lisle, IL!

Moving to Naperville? Here is Your Day Trip Itinerary

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If you are thinking about moving to Naperville, IL, here is my customized day trip Itinerary that I would encourage people to use to explore Naperville for the first time. Of course feel free to contact myself Amy Pearson who is a local realtor that was raised in Naperville and is now raising her family in Naperville at Amy@LuxHomeChicago.com or 708-653-8366. I can also set up home showings as well during your visit to Naperville.

First stop:

Downtown Naperville Located at 55 S Main St, Naperville, IL 60540

The parking garages in downtown Naperville are FREE and have a parking space counter sign displayed out front to show how many spaces are available. The downtown area is very walkable and I would recommend parking in a parking garage and walking around the downtown streets to check out the mix of over 150 best-in-class stores and spas alongside Naperville’s most exciting eateries.

Second stop:

Naperville River Walk – Located at: 188 W. Jackson Avenue Naperville, IL 60540

Naperville Riverwalk was built by residents in 1981 to commemorate the city’s 150th birthday. Since then, it has become a focal point of the community and is recognized as one of the most beautiful spots in the Midwest, and has won state and national awards. Its covered bridges, fountains, landscaping, and distinctive shepherd’s-crook light poles have become symbolic of Naperville’s ties to its historic past as the oldest settlement in DuPage County. Visitors travel from far and near to enjoy the splendor of the Riverwalk and the quaint restaurants and shops in downtown Naperville. Known as the “Crown Jewel of Naperville” the Riverwalk attracts lunchtime strollers, families and early morning joggers. Stroll along the brick-paved winding paths of the Riverwalk, view the art pieces of the Century Walk, have a picnic at the pavilion, or enjoy a summer outdoor concert. A memorial to the victims of the September 11 attack is located on the Riverwalk’s south bank, adjacent to City Hall.

Third Stop:

Centennial Beach Located at 500 W. Jackson Ave. Naperville, IL 60540

Historic quarry-turned-swimming facility in 1931. Includes sand, grassy area for picnicking, shallow-end slide, water play features, diving boards and more.

Lunch time options

Portillo’s – fast food restaurant and is home to America’s favorite Italian beef, burgers, salads, Chicago-style hot dogs, and chocolate cake.

There are two Naperville locations at: 950 E Ogden Ave, Naperville, IL 60540 and 1992 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540

Bev’s – Located at 245 S. Washington Street, Naperville, IL.

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Located in the heart of Downtown Naperville & paying homage to longtime building owner Beverly Patterson-Frier. Midcentury modern vibes with upscale, made from scratch fare, craft libations, & a unique experience. This restrauant has a large outdoor patio during the warmer months.

Hugo’s Frog Bar – Located at 55 S. Main Street

Hugo’s continues to be the destination for premier east and west coast oysters, crudos, frog legs, lobster and seasonal fish and shellfish, in addition to Gibsons Prime Angus and Gibsons Grassfed Australian steaks. An extensive wine list, classic cocktail list and selection of impressive signature desserts accompany the menu of fresh seafood, steaks and chops.

Explore Transportation in the Town

Time to explore the community, there are two train station stops in Naperville to check out to see how long it would take to get to the train stations.

Naperville Metra Station, is located at 105 E. 4th Ave., located close the downtown Naperville.

Route 59 Train Station, located at 1090 North Route 59, Aurora, IL 60504, this location is more convenient for south Naperville residents.

Additional Points of Interest to Check out:

Millennium Carillon Located: 443 Aurora Ave. Naperville, IL 60540

The grounds around the tower are open year-round during normal Park District hours, and you are welcome to visit the grounds and listen to the carillon at any of the scheduled performances.

During the open season, visitors can climb the 253 steps to the top of the tower on the guided tour and enjoy the spectacular view, where on a clear day the Chicago Skyline can be seen. Those who are unable to climb the stairs are encouraged to use the elevator and remain on the Gallery Level Observation Deck.

Naper Settlement located at  523 S. Webster St. Naperville, IL 60540

Just steps from downtown Naperville, Naper Settlement is Chicagoland’s outdoor history museum, offering interactive activities for all ages. Tour historic buildings, visit with interpreters in time-period clothing and enjoy programs on and off-site. The village tells the story of how life changed throughout the 19th century for the people of northern Illinois in towns such as Naperville. There is a fee for admission.

Knoch Knolls Nature Center 320 Knock Knolls Rd. Naperville, IL 60565

Visitors are invited to explore the fascinating DuPage River and its branches that teem with life of all kinds. The East Branch and West Branch of the DuPage River join together here at Knoch Knolls Park, creating a unique confluence of water and land. The Nature Center has FREE admission and provides a window into the underwater world found right in our community. 

DuPage Children’s Museum  301 N. Washington St. Naperville, IL 60540

Watch your children’s eyes light up with wonder and curiosity as they explore over 150 hands on activities within the brightly colored walls of a unique, three-story discovery center …where learning comes in to play! Innovative activities invite both you and your children to splash, construct, build, create, and play in lively learning neighborhoods within DuPage Children’s Museum: Build It, AirWorks, Make It Move, Creativity Connections, Math Connections, and Waterways. There is an admission fee for the museum.

If you or anyone that you know is thinking about moving to Naperville, IL, please have them contact Amy Pearson at 708-653-8366 or at Amy@LuxHomeChicago if you have any real estate needs in the Chicagoland area. I hope to help you find your dream home in Naperville!

Moving to Naperville IL / Chicago Western Suburbs / Best suburbs of Chicago for Families

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Are you thinking about relocating to the Chicago suburbs and you are wondering if Naperville, IL is the right town for you? Watch my video and learn about my top 5 steps to do if you are planning to move to Naperville.

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Should I buy a house now or wait for recession? Top 5 Reasons to Buy Now / Naperville, IL

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Are you wondering if you should buy a house now or wait till next year? Watch my video and learn about my top 5 reason why now is a good time to buy a house.

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Lisle, IL – Top 3 Things to Do in Lisle, IL with a Family – Things to do in Chicago Western Suburbs

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Are you looking for things to do on the weekend? Or have you thought about Lisle, IL for your next home? Check out my Top 3 Things to do in Lisle, IL with my family in Lisle which is a Chicago Western Suburb. You might discover some new places to check out to check out this weekend!

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I’m a Real Estate Agent with @properties in the Chicagoland area! I specialize in the western suburbs and downtown Chicago. I’ll be sharing weekly tips for the home buying/selling process, giving you insider tips on the suburbs and city, answering your real estate related questions, and more.

Do you live outside of the state of IL and are thinking about making a move? Contact me and I will set you up with an outstanding Realtor in your area!

Proudly serving Chicagoland area – the western suburbs specifically Naperville and the downtown Chicago.

Website: https://www.atproperties.com/agents/amypearson Business inquiries: Email –
Amy@LuxHomeChicago.com
Let’s Connect! https://www.instagram.com/apearson.chicago ~ Amy Pearson
Licensed Realtor in Illinois with @Properties

Downtown Naperville, IL / Jefferson Ave Naperville IL Driving Tour

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Thinking about moving to Naperville, IL? Are you not sure if there will anything for you to do in the town? Watch my driving tour video of Jefferson Ave in downtown Naperville and see some of the restaurants, bars and retail stores that are all within a few blocks of the downtown Naperville. Naperville, IL is one of the Chicago Suburbs that is located in the Chicago Western Suburbs area.

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I’m a Real Estate Agent with @properties in the Chicagoland area! I specialize in the western suburbs and downtown Chicago. I’ll be sharing weekly tips for the home buying/selling process, giving you insider tips on the suburbs and city, answering your real estate related questions, and more.

Do you live outside of the state of IL and are thinking about making a move? Contact me and I will set you up with an outstanding Realtor in your area!

Proudly serving Chicagoland area – the western suburbs specifically Naperville and the downtown Chicago.

Website: https://www.atproperties.com/agents/amypearson Business inquiries: Email –

Amy@LuxHomeChicago.com Let’s Connect! https://www.instagram.com/apearson.chicago ~ Amy Pearson

Licensed Realtor in Illinois with @Properties

AVOID Moving to Naperville, IL Unless you Can Handle This! Living in Naperville

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Are you thinking about relocating to Naperville, Illinois and you’re wondering what are the negatives about living to Naperville, Illinois? Well today I’ve got you covered because I’m going to give you my top five reasons to maybe avoid or not move to Naperville, If you can’t handle these top complaints that people have about Naperville.

I’m Amy Pearson, I’m a local realtor I serve Naperville, western suburbs as well as downtown Chicago. I have worked out people who have been relocating from Chicago as well as other states and I’ve been helping them out. If you are planning to move to the Naperville area, feel free to reach out to me info is below. I would love to help you!

I did some research and actually found this on reddit online the top five complaints of people about living in Naperville and I’m going to respond to the complaints. The first complaint that I found on reddit about Naperville would be no parking at the train stations. Which I somewhat agree with. Traditionally the Naperville train station located in downtown Naperville has been very hard to get a parking spot. I drive by the parking lot a lot and the parking spaces are wide open right now. There are daily parking options, I do think you have to get there really early to get a good daily parking option. Again things are different because of Covid people are working from home a lot more than they used to. There also is the Pace bus that you can take from your home to get to the train station.  There is another train station in Naperville it’s Route 59 and there is no wait for a parking spot at the Route 59 train station. If you can’t get a monthly pass at the downtown Naperville train station check out rail 59 um monthly parking pass option

The second complaint that I found people complain about was the horrible traffic. It all depends on where you’re moving from to be honest. If you are used to a large city, you’ll think it’s a breeze moving to Naperville. But if you’re not used to traffic through stop lights it might be a bit more traffic. I will say um there are certain times of the day to maybe avoid certain areas. I would not go past the high schools in the afternoon. There are a lot of cars coming and going because a lot of high school kids can drive. Also morning, evening and lunch time driving through downtown Naperville it gets a little congested and clogged. Another street that’s quite known for the infamous traffic would be route 59. It’s not as bad as Chicago traffic and it just depends on what time of the day you’re driving around town. I would agree with there being more traffic at certain times of the day and I don’t totally agree with claiming Naperville has horrible traffic.

The number three complaint about living in Naperville and this is according to reddit.com would be too expensive. Which i do have a video if you want to check out my library Chicago Western Suburbs on YouTube I discuss Naperville cost of living versus Chicago. It is actually more affordable to live in Naperville versus chicago. Many of the costs are lower than Chicago including daycare is lower and some things are much lower in Naperville than living in the city of chicago. The average price home it is around $600,000 for an average sale home right now in Naperville. Home prices are going up so I can see it’s why people are saying it’s expensive to live in Naperville but if you look up the cost of living it’s pretty relative and it is actually cheaper than living in downtown Chicago. 

My next complaint about living in Naperville would be that it is not walkable. I’m gonna somewhat agree with this complaint. If you live in Naperville,l you need to have a car. It’s really hard to get around if you don’t have a car. There is a Pace bus system. It’s the public bus system in Naperville and it does go throughout the town. The buses are pretty frequent and they do drop off and pick up at the train stations. If you live closer to the downtown area, you could maybe go without having a car because it’s pretty walkable if you’re close to downtown Naperville. We are in suburban life in Naperville and most places you do have to drive to unfortunately so I kind of agree with not being walkable complaint in Naperville 

The number five complaint that people can have about Naperville would be the commute to the highway which I somewhat agree with but it depends where you live in Naperville. Naperville is a very large town with almost 150,000 people. The north side versus south city are very far apart from each other. I think it’s mostly people who are living in south Naperville that have this complaint because it can take a very long time for them to get to i-88 onto the highway. I’ve heard it takes as much as 35 minutes to get to i-88 because they have to take the infamous route 59 which has a lot of traffic. If you’re living on the further north side of Naperville, you’re closer to the highways, you’re closer to downtown Naperville and you wouldn’t have this complaint. It just depends as to where you’re located in Naperville if you have the complaint that it takes too long commuting to the highway.  Those are the top five complaints, if you can handle those complaints which i think they’re not too bad you would love living in Naperville. If you’re thinking of moving to Naperville feel free to reach out to me. I’d love to help you out on your home search in Naperville.

Are you thinking about moving to the Chicago suburbs and you are wondering if Naperville, IL is the right town for you? Watch my video and learn about my top 5 reasons Not to move to Naperville. I did my research and found the top 5 things people hate about Naperville and I respond to them all with my experience from living in Naperville, IL.

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Condo for sale in Naperville IL – Tour of North Naperville Condo – One Level Condos for Sale Near Me

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Condo for sale in Naperville IL – Tour of North Naperville Condo If you are thinking of buying a condo in Naperville, then you should check out my video tour of this two bed two bath condo in an Elevator building located on the North side of Naperville. There is also a garage parking space included along with a large storage locker!

For more information on the property: https://www.luxhomechicago.com/homes/104-E-11th-Avenue/Naperville/IL/60563/132135503/?isAgent=0

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’m a Real Estate Agent with @properties in the Chicagoland area! I specialize in the western suburbs and downtown Chicago. I’ll be sharing weekly tips for the home buying/selling process, giving you insider tips on the suburbs and city, answering your real estate related questions, and more.

Do you live outside of the state of IL and are thinking about making a move? Contact me and I will set you up with an outstanding Realtor in your area!

Proudly serving Chicagoland area – the western suburbs specifically Naperville and the downtown Chicago.

Website: https://www.atproperties.com/agents/amypearson

Business inquiries: Email – Amy@LuxHomeChicago.com Let’s Connect! https://www.instagram.com/apearson.chicago

~ Amy Pearson Licensed Realtor in Illinois with @Properties

Naperville to Chicago – Naperville Train Station

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Naperville to Chicago – Naperville Train Station

If you are thinking of moving to Naperville you may be wondering what are the public transportation options to get you to Chicago. Watch my video on the Naperville train stations.

🚨 🚨 🚨 Want to Book a Call with me to discuss real estate? ✅ Schedule a Zoom appointment on my calendar: Copy and paste my calendly link below: calendly.com/amy-lhc

🚨 🚨 Buying a home? Get access to coming soon properties in the Private Listing Network and let’s search together! https://zenlist.com/a/amy.pearson

I’m a Real Estate Agent with @properties in the Chicagoland area! I specialize in the western suburbs and downtown Chicago. I’ll be sharing weekly tips for the home buying/selling process, giving you insider tips on the suburbs and city, answering your real estate related questions, and more.

Do you live outside of the state of IL and are thinking about making a move? Contact me and I will set you up with an outstanding Realtor in your area!

Proudly serving Chicagoland area – the western suburbs specifically Naperville and the downtown Chicago.

Website: https://www.atproperties.com/agents/amypearson

Business inquiries: Email – Amy@LuxHomeChicago.com Let’s Connect! https://www.instagram.com/apearson.chicago

~ Amy Pearson Licensed Realtor in Illinois with @Properties

Chicagoland real estate market update 2022 – Will the Housing Market Crash?

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Are you wondering what is going on in the Chicagoland real estate market in 2022 going into the fall market?

Watch my video and I’ll cover what’s going on in the downtown Chicago real estate market as well as the Chicago Western Suburbs real estate market.

🚨 🚨 🚨Buying a home? Get access to coming soon properties in the Private Listing Network and let’s search together! Use my link to get access and search together! https://zenlist.com/a/amy.pearson

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I have had many people contacting me who are moving here to the Chicago, Illinois area and I ABSOLUTELY love it! Honestly if you are moving or relocating here to Chicago or the Western Suburbs of Chicago, I can make that transition so much easier on you!!

Reach out Day/Nights/Weekends whenever you want!

Amy@LuxHomeChicago.com