Elmhurst: The Treeless Land
It was in 1842 when Gerry Bates, a native of Ohio who established a community on a region of treeless land which we now call Elmhurst. It is a city in the state of Illinois which overlaps DuPage County and Cook County. Today there are numerous attractions that represent the city’s arts and culture, restaurants, lodgings and parks that make Elmhurst, Illinois a good place to visit. You can get to Elmhurst via Chicago Midway International Airport or O’Hare International Airport.
Best Time to Visit
Based on tourism score, the peak of tourism is during August until mid-September, followed by July and late June. During these months, expect prices to be costly than usual. January, February and December are the least crowded months in Elmhurst. This may be due to the weather as it can get very cold during those months. However, if you love the cold weather you may still enjoy travelling to Elmhurst, IL, plus you get to enjoy cheaper prices on accommodations and plane tickets.
What to Do & Area Attractions
Ever wondered where Walt Disney lived during his childhood? Then go visit the Walt Disney House to see where he was born and where he grew up. Parks are always a must see when traveling and Elmhurst will not disappoint you with their lovely and spacious parks like Twin Lakes Park, Washington Park and Ty Warner Park. After that you may spend some time dining or watching at the Theater on the Lake. Then have a quiet night at some of Elmhurst, IL hotels – Courtyard Chicago Elmhurst or at the Clarion Inn Elmhurst.