Deerfield is a village in Lake County Illinois and is located approximately 25 miles north of Chicago. Deerfield has a total population of 18. 225 residents at the 2010 census. Deerfield is home to the heardquarters of Walgreens, Baxter Healthcare, APAC Customer Service and Pharmaceuticals. Besides the industrial aspect, there are also many historical places that you can visit once you have decided to spend your holiday or weekend getaway, here in Deerfield.
Top Attractions in Deerfield
Deerfield Historic Village. The Historic Village is located in Deerfiled ; it was founded and maintained by the Deerfield Area Historical Society. The outdoor museum consists of five historic buildings and includes the headquarters for the Deerfield Historical Society. The Village includes the Caspar Ott House, considered to be the oldest building in Lake County, built in 1837. There are many typical 19th century homes that must not be missed. Alongisde the original buildings, the carraige house and the school are replicas. Tourists can actually spend an entire day here in the Historic Village to get a glimpse of how life was in the past.
Six Flags Chicago Amusement Park is located in Chicago, just 25 miles away from Deerfield. The fact is that here, at the Amusement Park, there is just about every kind of ride for every kind of rider. There are seven miles of intense roller coaster tracks, as well as the classic caroussel and the wet rides at Hurricane Harbor. You just have to choose one of the many rides and have a blast here at Six Flags Amusement Park.
Tempel Farm Lipizzans. Lipizzans have always represented a fascination for the wealthy and now tourists have the opportunity to see them perform. The beautiful rolling hills of Tempel Farms have been home to the Tempel Lipizzan for more than 50 years. For the past 27 years, the farm setting has been backdrop for the 90-minute performances in the tradition of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna. Performances chronicle the horses’ training from the youngest foals to the most highly trained stallions all performing to musical accompaniment.