Highland, IN is located 2 miles east of the Illinois boarder along the I-80/94 corridor with south exits of Indianapolis, Kennedy and Cline Avenues.
It's a great place to raise children. Activities sponsored by the town include baseball, softball, soccer, basketball and host of other fun activities offered by the park district. The community has a host of places of worship and church sponsored grade schools. The housing costs are very affordable and property taxes are low compared to other boarder cities along Indiana and Illinois. Highland's paved bike trail travels 11 miles south to Crown Point, IN. with park benches to rest along the way. We have major shopping shopping and resturants in addition to the quaint downtown shops and restaurants on Highway Ave.
The Main Square Park on Ridge road offers festivals, plays and music throughout spring, summer and fall. Look for the scheduled of events on the towns web site at http://www.highland.in.gov/
The Highland school systems website is http://www.highland.k12.in.us/
Erie Lackawanna Bike Trail website http://www.indianatrails.org/Erie_Trail.htm
Commuting to Chicago is a snap. Cline Ave north turns into the Chicago Skyway for easy access into the city and lake front. Train service via the South Shore Line is approximately 6 miles north of Highland.