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The city of Lake Forest, located 32 miles north of Chicago on Lake Michigan, is an affluent suburb with 19,000 residents and a median household income of $169,000. Lake Forest has a median age of 48 and a median home value of $855,000 which makes it one of the most expensive cities in Illinois. The city was founded with the historic Lake Forest College, originally a Presbyterian college, as a tranquil retreat for the wealthy who wanted to escape Chicago. The original area of Lake Forest along the lake is still a secluded area known for its estates designed by famous architects like Frank Lloyd Wright with green spaces designed by landscape architects like Frederick Law Olmstead who created Boston’s famous Emerald Necklace and Central Park. Today, Lake Forest is one of the most scenic and architecturally beautiful Chicago suburbs. Planning a move within Lake Forest or leaving the area? Relocating a business? With a professional moving company in Lake Forest, you can enjoy a seamless and stress-free experience.

Whether you’re moving near or far, relocating can be a stressful experience without the right help. Affordable Lake Forest movers take the hassle and exhaustion out of moving with services tailored to your budget. You can skip heavy lifting, weeks of packing, time, and worry with a crew of professionals who will show up promptly on moving day.

Top Lake Forest Moving Companies

Is it your first time hiring a moving company in Lake Forest, IL? You may have many questions about what to expect, how much movers cost, and even how much help professional movers can really provide. Here are some of the most common questions we hear from customers.

How much does it cost to hire movers in Lake Forest?

Your Lake Forest moving company cost will depend on many factors. The biggest factor is whether you are moving locally, which is priced hourly plus materials, or long-distance with a flat-rate moving cost. Your moving rate will be based on distance, household size, number of movers, accessibility, and moving dates. Our movers can work with you to determine which factors are within your control to ensure your move is within your budget.

What does a professional Lake Forest moving company do?

Affordable movers in Lake Forest, IL offer as much or as little assistance as you need during your relocation. A full-service moving company can handle everything from packing and loading/unloading to transportation and logistics. Want your entire home packed for you or only fragile items? No problem! Want to handle your own packing but let the professionals take over with loading and getting bulky items through narrow hallways and down the stairs? Movers can help! Your team of movers will arrive promptly with all the right tools and equipment.

How do I choose the best moving companies in Lake Forest, IL?

The best moving company in Lake Forest isn’t just affordable, they’re also dependable, experienced, and arrive with the right equipment for the job. To find reliable Lake Forest movers, we recommend looking for the following:

  • Licensed and insured
  • Good safety record using their USDOT number
  • Long history in business
  • Excellent moving company reviews online
  • Experience performing moves like yours
  • Trained and background checked movers

At Federal Companies, our movers have years of experience and extensive training; they aren’t temporary workers. We are committed to excellence with a proven track record going back to 1913 and over 200,000 customers served. Our full-service Lake Forest moving company and certified ProMovers are here to help with commercial and residential moves of all sizes. We’re proud of the 5-star moving company reviews we have earned on Google and look forward to helping you!

Lake Forest Moving Services

Get the help you need on moving day within your budget with Federal Companies. We have more than a century of experience performing local, long-distance, and international moves with services tailored to your needs.

Lake Forest, IL Local Movers 

Local moves may not have the logistical complications of an international or long-distance move, but they can still be a lot of work. Our local moving company in Lake Forest is here to make your short-distance move a hassle-free experience.

Lake Forest, IL Long-Distance Movers 

We’re one of the best long-distance moving companies in Lake Forest with over a century of experience performing complicated long-distance moves. Our movers are equipped with a fleet of trucks, cutting-edge technology, and years of experience to ensure a stress-free relocation.

Lake Forest, IL Piano Moving

Federal Companies performs all types of specialty moving services including piano moving. Our piano movers in Lake Forest take the necessary safety precautions and use the right equipment to securely transport your piano without damage.

Lake Forest, IL Storage 

Rest easy knowing your belongings are safe with our secure climate-controlled storage near Lake Forest. We offer medical storage, warehousing and distribution, and household storage.

Lake Forest, IL Packing Services 

Enjoy peace of mind knowing your valuables, fragile items, and household goods are packed professionally for the trip ahead. Our Lake Forest packers and movers offer full-service packing, fragile-only packing, custom crating, and more!

Get ready for an unbelievably easy moving day with Federal Companies on your side! We’ve been serving Lake Forest and the Chicago metro area for over 105 years and look forward to exceeding your expectations. Fill out the Request a Quote form or call 309-690-0000 today to get started with a free moving quote.

Our Clients Feedback

  • I recently moved from IL to FL and could not be happier with how Allied handled my move. When I first contacted them for an estimate, I got a callback from Paul within a few hours. He explained everything and had an estimate to me within a very... read more

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    Debbie Y.
    4 months ago

    This company was awesome with everything they did for us for a move. They treated everything like it was their own and were very very helpful and friendly. I would highly recommend them if you are intrested in a good moving company. Paul, the gentleman who did our estimate... read more

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    Nancy H.
    4 months ago

    I loved working with Paul. Great communication and followup. He gave so many insider tricks for packing. He was honest and friendly. Made sure there were no surprises. Gave lots of alternatives to ensure the best value was given. I would highly recommend.

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    Ken T.
    4 months ago
  • I worked with Paul Rubinsak, who coordinated our cross country move from IL to AZ and I am very happy to say that everything went very smoothly. Paul went above and beyond by providing a very accurate estimate of weight / costs, dropping off moving boxes at our house... read more

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    Bob C.
    4 months ago

    Movers arrived on time and started moving process promptly. Wrapped everything in moving blankets to protect items while in transit. Very responsive to our concerns. Our bed frame was a pain to disassemble, the movers jumped right in and provided a hand. For what normally is high stress (moving), Federal... read more

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    Jonathan T.
    4 months ago

    They made move so easy and worry free. I had 2 movers and they worked their tails off to get in and out but was always very careful with my belongings and didn't scratch a thing.I would definitely recommend this company!

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    Jessie F.
    4 months ago
  • Our drivers were AWESOME and we were so grateful for their professionalism, speed, and the quality of the service!

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    Kristina C.
    4 months ago

    Kyle was very gracious with all our questions and amendments to our request. Julia our coordinator was awesome to work with and kept us updated and all the steps. Matt and his crew packed our house. They were professional and respectful. We realized what an amazing job they did when... read more

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    Andy A.
    4 months ago

    Had a great experience — hard workers who know their business

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    Libby R.
    5 months ago
  • This is the first time I’ve used a moving company since 1994 and I couldn’t be more pleased. From the first phone call and the good byes to the logistics crew, it was nothing but professional and centered around my satisfaction with the experience. I highly recommend Federal... read more

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    Alice B.
    6 months ago

    I had an international move with them, and all things considered about any move. This was a pleasant one, everything was crated and packed, delivery time was shorter than expected, both crews were right on time. I would totally recommend them.

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    Jorge Q.
    7 months ago

    5 star ratingIf you need to move and are worried about someone taking care of your stuff, never fear because Paul has your back, you can tell by his experience and his soft-spoken southern accent he is a man of his word and if need be doesn't mind getting dirty To... read more

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    Justin B.
    8 months ago
  • 5 star ratingGreat communication from Federal rep John the entire move process. Coordinations was easy to work with and move crews are knowledgeable and professional. Offers great discounts for current or former University of Illinois employees or students. Worth recommending for friends or family.

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    Desmond R.
    8 months ago

    Federal is a great company.

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    A C.
    8 months ago

    Thank you for a wonderful experience. From the coordinators to the crew. Everyone was very professional and the crew went out of their way to make sure the move went as smooth as possible.

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    Jackie R.
    9 months ago
  • Great hard-working team

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    John O.
    9 months ago

    Usually in and out quick

    Josh T. Avatar
    Josh T.
    10 months ago

    Great movers. So fast and so professional!

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    Eric K.
    10 months ago
  • Mark Dunlap started this amazing experience from the day he came and gave us an estimate. He took his time, went over everything and showed me he wanted my business from the very beginning. I got one other quote from another company that was actually lower in price but went... read more

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    Follow t.
    10 months ago

    Very careful with my belongings. Showed up on time. Worked diligently and with great speed. Good communication with the coordinator. All services were delivered as promised.

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    Sara .
    1 year ago

    Had a Washing Machine matching Dryer & pedestals delivered & was pleased with their service. The delivery men were courteous unboxed our appliances, removed the packaging & old appliances and set the new ones in the room they belonged in without a scratch on any of the items. I deducted... read more

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    Double_See
    2 years ago
  • Decent place to make deliveries. Dock staff work hard, even when it's 90-plus outside. Unloading done with a hand truck, so it is a little bit slower than normal. The southernmost of the two spaces is tight to get into, guide on your left side to avoid the post.

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    Tim J.
    3 years ago
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Demographic Info for Lake Forest, IL
18,931
Population
47.8 years
Median Age
$855,500
Median Home Value
$169,122
Median Household Income
27.3 mins
Average Commute
86.7%
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Schools in Lake Forest, IL
475 Cherokee Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Type: Elementary School
1100 N Westmoreland Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Type: Private School
95 W Deerpath
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Type: Middle School
155 W Deerpath
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Type: Middle School
13911 W Laurel Dr
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Type: Private School
1111 Everett Sch Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Type: Elementary School
Places to Eat in Lake Forest, IL
Egg Harbor Café
Egg Harbor Café
Lake Forest Plaza
Lake Forest, IL 60045
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Sushi Kushi Toyo
Sushi Kushi Toyo
825 S Waukegan Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
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Bonta
Bonta
430 Milwaukee Ave
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
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Blufish Sushi Robata
Blufish Sushi Robata
700 N Milwaukee Ave
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
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Longitud315
Longitud315
315 Waukegan Ave
Highwood, IL 60040
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Kuma's sushi bowl
Kuma
701 N Milwaukee Ave
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
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Things to Do in Lake Forest, IL
Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve
1275 Gilgare Ln, Lake Forest, IL 60045, United States
4.7 
Wildlife Discovery Center
1401 Middlefork Dr, Lake Forest, IL 60045, United States
4.7 
Elawa Farm Foundation
1401 Middlefork Dr, Lake Forest, IL 60045, United States
4.8 
Lake Bluff History Museum
127 E Scranton Ave, Lake Bluff, IL 60044, United States