Visit the Village of Vernon Hills for beautiful parks, hundreds of shops, restaurants and entertainment venues. Hawthorn Mall featuring Macy's, JC Penney, and a collection of over 120 specialty stores and restaurants including Dave & Buster's. Enjoy Mellody Farm, an open-air, urban inspiried shopping center with several restaurants and gathering spots. Weddings and corporate functions can immerse themselves in luxury at the opulent Cuneo Mansion and Gardens, or enroll at Bears Fit and work out like a Monster of the Midway. Have a canoe or kayak? Launch it along the Des Plaines River at the convenient Wright Woods Canoe Launch (Route 60, east of Milwaukee Avenue; parking available).