Chicagoland is—to say the least—an expansive area that covers many suburban cities and neighborhoods, making it hard to narrow down your options. Two of Chicago's more popular suburban cities, Palatine and Arlington Heights, are great examples of why Chicagoland is a great place to live. Both cities offer an affordable family-friendly lifestyle with an emphasis on outdoor activities. took both cities and compared their schools, homes, attractions, and recreation to see which city might be the right fit for you.

Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights Event Calendar

Arlington Park

Busse Woods

Lake Arlington


Palatine Events Calendar

Wolff's Flea Market

Deer Grove Forest Preserve

Twin Lakes