Smallest of all the North Shore areas, Kenilworth is 16 miles north of the Loop, is affluent, well-established and picturesque. Residents are within walking distance of their highly rated schools, a train station and the post office. All Kenilworth residents live within one mile of its beautifully maintained beach.
The Kenilworth Park District operates ten parks, an outdoor ice rink, a number of athletic fields, two tot playgrounds and the public beach.
Students attend Joseph Sears Elementary School in District 38. The school, which starts in pre-kindergarten and goes through 8th grade, offers special programs for the gifted and those with special needs. High school students attend New Trier High School District 203 in nearby Winnetka.
Drivers use the Edens Expressway (I-94), located two miles west of the village. Drive time to the Loop is about 45 minutes. O’Hare Airport is also 30 minutes away; while Midway is a an hour drive. Metra trains into the Loop are a 46 minute trip on the locals, 29 minutes by express.