Plano, IL, is approximately 57 miles southwest of Chicago. The city’s population was recorded as 10,856 in the 2010 Census. Those who buy Plano real estate will find a number of things to do in the area.
The largest homes in Plano are houses with five bedrooms. A number of houses in the city have three or four bedrooms. A few two-bedroom houses are available. The most expensive Plano houses may have amenities such as pools, decks and large lots. Condos and townhouses in Plano have two or three bedrooms.
Plano residents can enjoy the outdoors in the city’s parks. The playgrounds and picnic tables at Lathrop Park make it a great place for a family outing. People can fish in the creek at Foli Park or take scenic walks along trails next to the creek. Those who like to play ball will enjoy the fields at Gorman Park and Plano City Park. Plano City Park also has a fishing creek. There are picnic tables on the banks of the creek.
Silver Springs State Park is approximately three and a half miles from Plano. Summer visitors can hike, picnic and fish here. Winter activities include cross-country skiing, sledding and ice skating.
Golfers can play at Cedardell Golf Club in Plano.
People who are looking for indoor activities in the Plano area can attend plays and musicals at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora. Operas are performed at the Opera House of Sandwich approximately five miles from Plano. History lovers will enjoy visiting the Aurora Historical Society.
Groceries and items for the home are available at the Walmart in Plano. Plano residents can also buy groceries at ALDI. Malls within 20 miles of Plano include the Louis Joliet Mall in Joliet and Chicago Premium Outlets in Aurora.
The Plano Oktoberfest is one of the city’s annual events. Attendees can enjoy German food, beer and music. The Smallville SUPERFEST in August honors Superman.
Plano real estate owners can commute to work in Chicago on the Metra train. The Metra station in Aurora is approximately 17 miles from Plano. It is easy for Plano residents to travel out of the area for business or pleasure. Trains from the Amtrak station in Plano will take passengers to Chicago and St. Louis. O’Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport in Chicago are approximately 50 miles from Plano.