• Access to hiking and water sports.
• Stunning public parks and recreation areas
• Top rated, conveniently located schools.
• Family-friendly, small town atmosphere.
In fact, 90% of Lake Bluff’s residents own their own homes while only 10% of the properties in this community are rented out. Like most of the North Shore, Lake Bluff is filled with highly educated, affluent residents. Over 40% of the residents have a Bachelor’s degree and an additional third of the residents have a masters degree or higher — three times the national average. The crime rates are low, making it a very safe place to live and to raise a family.
Lake Bluff is home to dozens of small, locally owned shops. These shops are balanced out by several larger chain stores. If you cannot find what you are looking for in Lake Bluff, it is just a quick drive into Chicago.
The Lake Bluff History Museum is filled with historic photos and relics that outline the 200-year history of Lake Bluff. These exhibits focus on social issues that affected Lake Bluff residents in the past. Regularly scheduled social events for adults and children help to draw connections between the area’s past residents and those living in the area today.
The area’s nearby lakes are perfect for fishing, boating, and swimming during the summer months. Other prominent features include the area’s abundant parks and green spaces. Residents of Lake Bluff can easily spend a day surrounded by the tranquility of the verdant forests and sparkling blue waters of the lake.
Lake Bluff’s summer concert series takes place downtown on the town green, easily accessible by car or the Metra Union Pacific North Line. Guests are encouraged to bring their own snacks and drinks to enjoy during a fun evening of live music.
• High schoolers from this area attend school in nearby Lake Forest.
• Lake Bluff Elementary School, Kindergarten through 5th grade
• Lake Bluff Middle School, grades 6 through 8
• Forest Bluff School, Private Montessori School, Pre-K 2 through 8th grade
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