About Glen Ellyn, Illinois

About Glen Ellyn, IL

Glen Ellyn is a village located 23 miles away from Chicago and is home to approximately 28,000 residents. Glen Ellyn residents have the benefit of access to local facilities, great employment breaks, arts, and amusement, and exclusive retail. And all of this comes without taking a step out of the village.

True to its motto, Glen Ellyn is truly a Village of Volunteers. This charming town has thousands of volunteers and civic welfares group.

Local Events & Amenities in Glen Ellyn

Glen Ellyn is known for its annual event called The Taste of Glen Ellyn which exhibits craft, vendors, music, and a carnival.

Glen Ellyn is a shopping haven and a business-friendly town in Illinois. Glen Ellyn prides itself on its wide variety of retail outlets and specialty boutiques for a variety of shopping opportunities.

The village has easy access to major highways, airports, and interstates so one can reach his destination quickly. Glen Ellyn has easy access to its business district through the Glen Ellyn station. Pace bus also serves the village. Glen Ellyn also caters to cyclists through the bicycle trail that bisects the village.

Glen Ellyn is famous for the beautiful Lake Ellyn which is a remnant of the once-thriving health resort in the 1890s. Stacey's Tavern is a historic carriage stop that now works as a museum.

Glen Ellyn is the home of the main campus of College of DuPage, one of the largest community colleges in the United States. A number of public and private elementary thru college schools are also located in the village.

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