About Des Plaines
Des Plaines is a city in Cook County. The area was settled at the beginning of the 19th century and the city was incorporated in 1869. It was named after the Des Plaines River. Until the middle of the 20th century, the city mainly focused on agriculture and then industrial development began.
One of the must-visit places is Lake Park. It offers various activities, including boating, fishing and sailing. Also, it has a golf course. For family entertainment, you might visit the Mystic Waters Aquatic Centre. If you love modern art, the Koehnline Museum of Art is a place for you. It includes sculptures, paintings, photographs, graphic art, etc. If you need some time away from the crowd, you may have a walk or bike ride across the Des Plaines River Trail.