You’ll find antiques around every corner of this quaint community, which was settled in the 1800s by German farmers. The Historic Long Grove Shops feature gifts, apparel, handmade home furnishings, baked goods and antiques. Dining options range from the old-fashioned Peppermint Stick ice cream parlor to the elegant Seasons of Long Grove. Long Grove is 40 minutes north of Chicago, and can be reached by taking the TriState Tollway. The Historic Long Grove Shops are located at Old McHenry Road, just northwest of routes 53 and 83. For more information visit www. longgrove.org.