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It's hard to beat Sunny Acres in Manteno when it comes to amenities. With a children's play area, storage units, and 24-hour emergency service, the entire family will feel at home at Sunny Acres. Right across the street from Sunny Acres is Manteno's newest and largest community park, with tennis courts, a bike track, and even a splash pad. Or head to Lake Manteno to fish, hit the links at Manteno Golf Club, or camp at Kankakee River State Park.

About the Area

Manteno, IL

Just an hour south of Chicago, Manteno is a friendly village with plenty of recreational opportunities and community events to keep you busy.

Lake Manteno offers exceptional fishing, with good-sized bass, bluegill, crappie, and even trout during winter months. Situated right on the lake, the Manteno Sportsmen's Club has a beach with full facilities, including bathrooms, showers, and a snack bar. The club's lounge is open to the public seven days a week and is a great place to relax, with billiards, snack foods, and a bar. If golf is your game, Manteno has an 18-hole course with a driving range and clubhouse. Manteno parks have something for everyone, including a splash pad at Legacy Park and lighted baseball fields at Heritage Park. Just twenty minutes away is Kankakee River State Park, with 4,000 acres dedicated to various outdoor pursuits, such as hunting, camping, archery, horseback riding, and snowmobiling in the winter.

Manteno is an active community, with events to please everyone. Stroll the farmer's market and stock up on locally-grown produce, baked goods, and honey. Pack a picnic of your farmer's market goodies and settle in for a movie at Legacy Park's Burke Amphitheater. Car enthusiasts cruise through Manteno in classic rides on alternating Tuesday nights during the summer, and fall brings Manteno's famous four-day Oktoberfest celebration. The festival includes a carnival, a lighted parade, and the always-entertaining pet parade. The local library is also a fantastic source of free events, including yoga, art classes, and potluck dinners.

With Chicago just an hour away, Manteno residents can easily enjoy its world-class cultural institutions, shopping, and sports teams. Spend a day at the Field Museum, browse the shops along the Magnificent Mile, or catch a game at historic Wrigley Field -- it's all within reach when you call Manteno home!


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