Des Plaines also offers a full menu of indoor and outdoor options for a variety of interests. You can head out to the trails for a bike ride, wander lazily through the park, or work on your golf swing at the world-class 80-bay driving range. You can take a leisurely cruise around Lake Opeka, or you can take advantage of the golf course, volleyball courts, picnic shelters and pavilions along the shore. Or, if you're feeling slightly more laid back, you can exercise your brain by paying a visit to the downtown library or checking out the programs and exhibits at the Des Plaines Historical Museum.
Senior Citizen organizations are active and welcoming and, with nearly 100 restaurants that feature everything from American fare to Greek, Polish, Mexican, Asian and Middle Eastern cuisines, there is something for everyone. Regardless of how you define your place in the world. Des Plaines can offer you in interesting options.