Arlington Heights is located about 27 miles northwest of Chicago. It is home to the Arlington Park Race Track, which features live Thoroughbred horse racing May through September. It is also home to the Daily Herald, the third-largest newspaper in Illinois.
A popular destination in Arlington Heights is the Metropolis Performing Arts Center, featuring numerous live performances throughout the year. Arlington Heights is also famous for its stunning 132,000 square-foot Memorial Library that holds over 450,000 materials.
Residents of Arlington Heights enjoy well-appointed parks, miles of paved bicycle paths, quality schools, and a thriving Central Business District. Commuting to Chicago is easy via Metra rail service.