Welcome to Glen Ellyn
Named Illinois' choice in USA Today's feature, Picturesque Small Towns in Every State! Scenic Glen Ellyn is a charming, picturesque, welcoming community centrally located in west suburban DuPage County. The Village of Glen Ellyn offers big city amenities with a small-town feel. Its historic downtown filled with locally-owned shops, unique restaurants, a restored 1920s movie theater, and seasonal events is just some of the many attributes that draw visitors to this award-winning community. Glen Ellyn is known for its history, strong sense of community, and offers beautiful places to explore. — all provided in a safe, attractive environment for residents and visitors to enjoy
Lake Ellyn Park is a 28.7-acre public park. This beautiful lake became the centerpiece of this park in the 1920s. There’s a paved trail looping around the water, about 0.65 miles long, taking you past a tract of restored oak savanna in the park’s northwest corner. Other amenities include an open play area, demonstration garden, playground, picnic area, and two stationary grills.
Marché is more than another excellent Marcel’s Culinary Experience: it’s a zippy hive – alive with a curated collection of delectable foods, amazing entertaining accessories, and a crew passionate about cheese, wine, and accouterments.
Shop and dine the many options in historic Downtown Glen Ellyn. Our boutiques are unique and our restaurants are tasty. Best of all, we are a train stop-town located right off the Metra Union Pacific West line. We are downtown to plan your next destination shopping and dining day trip, or even to stay the night. Check our calendar for our featured events that are both well-known and well-attended. We welcome you and are excited for your visit.
The choices for life-long learning and skill building are easily accessible and abundant in Glen Ellyn. Children and adults have many options for training and earning degrees from the award-winning school districts in Glen Ellyn, the prestigious College of DuPage, and other area colleges and universities.