The Highland Park, IL, Sister Cities Foundation, founded in 1989 by Mayor Dan Pierce, creates educational, cultural, humanitarian and business opportunities connecting people in Highland Park with people in our Sister Cities.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
has been described as "The Friendliest City in the World" by Travel + Leisure magazine. Known for its beaches, gastronomy, Mexican culture, and the warmth of its people, our sister city is located on Mexico's Pacific coast on Banderas Bay, surrounded by the Sierra Madre Mountains.
in Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region, is known for balsamic vinegar, Maserati, Ferrari and Lamborghini sports cars, and is also the home of Luciano Pavarotti. Highland Park has a special relationship with Modena because of its large Modenese population.
located in the Negev Desert, is home to a diverse population representing a microcosm of Israel’s many cultural and ethnic communities. Yerucham is the home to the international generics drug manufacturer Perrigo Co.