An award-winning community surrounded by lively local attractions, Maple Valley is the ideal place to retire. We offer ample options for entertainment, dining, and shopping within close proximity.
Residents are just one hour from Chicago’s loop and the buzzing energy of museums, theaters, world-class restaurants, and note-worthy architecture. Looking to stay close by? Kankakee County is home to the Chicago Bears’ summer training camp, so you can support your team all year long.
Shopping, Entertainment, and Attractions
The village of Manteno is a vibrant and full of charm. Fun fact: we boast more pizza joints than stop lights! Once you’ve had your fill of pizza pie, swing by one of the malls located within 15 minutes of Maple Valley.
Make new friends at the Community Center’s popular events or venture out on your own and check out these other local attractions:
- Mayberry’s Junction Restaurant
- Anthony’s Family Restaurant & Pizzeria
- Manteno’s Farmer’s Market
- Barn Quilt Tour Experience
- Bennett-Curtis House Mystery Dinner
- Northfield Square Mall
- Manteno Antique Mall
- Manteno’s Oktoberfest
- Strickler Planetarium
Manteno is home to some of the best golf courses south of Chicago, including the Manteno Golf Club and Learning Center, located just four miles from the property. Looking to enjoy fresh air off the course? The Kankakee River State Park offers 4,000 acres of awe-inspiring splendor with activities including:
- Cross-country skiing
- Horseback riding
Maple Valley offers easy access to numerous grocery stores, churches, and medical facilities. Nearby medical centers include:
- Metropolitan Eyecare Center – 4 minutes
- Manteno Physical Therapy LLC – 4 minutes
- Riverside Medical Center – 23 minutes
- Presence St. Mary’s Hospital – 21 minutes
The community is also just five minutes from Interstate 57 and one hour from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport.
Contact us today to learn more!