Work hard, play hard—that’s what we say at Tapestry Glenview. Our luxury apartment community has tons of fun amenities for you and your family. A heated pool, game room with pool table, clubhouse, outdoor cabanas with gas grills—the options are nearly endless when it comes to entertainment and relaxation on-site. And when you feel like going out to explore? There are dozens of incredible attractions near our Northbrook apartments that are perfect for all ages.
Just ten minutes from our apartments in Glenview is Funtopia. As the name suggests, there’s no shortage of fun at Funtopia. Combing sports and fun, this awesome adventure park offers entertaining and healthy activities for all walks of life. With Fun Walls, a Giant Slide, an Ultra Realistic Caving System, a Rope Course, and a 20-Foot Free Fall, you and your family can spend hours running around the facility. Head to the Funtopia website to buy tickets and learn more about what they have going on.
Spend your afternoon exploring 150 sprawling acres of ecologically diverse land at The Grove. One of Glenview’s favorite parks, The Grove is less than 3 miles from our Northbrook apartments. Have fun learning about the area’s history by visiting the Kennicott House, learn about local flora and fauna at the interpretive center, or try your hand at blacksmithing at the blacksmith shop. There’s even a new turtle exhibit where you can say hello to animals. Learn more about The Grove, its history, and all it has to offer at its website.
River Trail Nature Center
Featuring free exhibits, walking trails, and onsite nature educators, the River Trail Nature Center is the perfect place to visit on a sunny Saturday. Visitors can hike, walk, cycle, horseback ride, and even cross-country ski on one of the many miles of available trails through gorgeous landscapes. Or you can learn how to make maple syrup, meet an owl, and let the kids play at the indoor or outdoor play areas—the options are limitless. Visit the River Trail Nature Center website for all the details.
A walking and biking path circles a fish-stocked lake at Gallery Park. Boasting over 140-acres, Gallery Park is also known as Glenview’s “Central Park,” with an amphitheater, lookout tower, playfields, Little Bear Garden, and nearly 5 miles of paved trails. If you plan on casting a rod to catch some fish, be sure to carry your valid fishing license. Learn more about Gallery Park on the website.
Lincoln Park Zoo
With over 3.6 million visitors every year, the Lincoln Park Zoo is one of the area’s hottest attractions. Just under 24 miles from Tapestry Glenview, the Lincoln Park Zoo is chock full of fun activities. Not only can you view wildlife from all across the globe, but you can also get up-close and personal with penguins at the Malott Family Penguin Encounter, ride a Lionel Train, or visit the Edible Gardens. Head to the Lincoln Park Zoo website for tickets and a full list of exhibitions and activities.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center
Known as the Ultimate Indoor LEGO Playground, your kids won’t want to leave the LEGOLAND Discovery Center. The two-story fun center offers over a dozen attractions and rides, including Kingdom Quest a family-sized chariot, a 4D cinema theater, LEGO Racers Build and Test exhibition, and even a Great LEGO Virtual Reality Experience. After you’ve worked up an appetite having all of that fun, head over to the LEGO Cafe where you can enjoy a yummy snack. The LEGOLAND Discovery Center website has all the details you need.
When you feel like getting away from the hustle and bustle of the city, drive less than 9 miles to the Skokie Lagoons. This 894-acre park is a prime destination for hiking, boating, fishing, kayaking, and more. Visitors will have a blast exploring one of the seven lagoons and all of the wildlife that calls them home. The shallow waters are ideal for canoeing, row boating, and kayaking. Keep an eye out for unique birds—over 210 species have been spotted here. Visit the Skokie Lagoons official website for more information.
Chicago Botanic Gardens
Another glorious place to immerse yourself in nature is the Chicago Botanic Gardens. The garden is open year-round with different blooms and exhibits changing throughout the year. The Chicago Botanic Gardens offers an app to let you know when your favorite flowers and plants are in full bloom. Explore the walking paths as you pass by roses, buttercups, violets, fountains, and arbors. Or sit on a bench and read a book as you enjoy the peace and quiet. Head to the Chicago Botanic Gardens website for hours, reservations, and more.
Residents of our Northbrook apartments will never find themselves bored. With so many fun activities both on-site and off, there is always something entertaining to do. Visit Tapestry Glenview today to tour our luxurious and spacious floorplans.