Planning a beautiful fall photo shoot for your family? Our readers weigh in on their favorite spots in Champaign-Urbana and beyond to have fall family photos taken.
Bricks Streets: “Some of the brick streets in old Champaign have amazing tree colors in the fall. My personal favorite is Park Ave and Prospect Ave.”
The University of Illinois Arboretum: “The Arboretum has some beautiful trees in the fall that look like fire in pictures. Also, a few rare hills to make for interest.” The Japan House and Gardens is also a very popular photo location.
Lake of the Woods, Mahomet: “It’s a little cliche, but Lake of the Woods is a very popular venue.”
Hessel Park, Champaign: “Hessel Park has a lot of mature trees that are beautiful when they start to turn.”
Curtis Orchard, Champaign: “We had family photos taken at Curtis Orchard last fall and they were amazing!”
Other popular fall photo locations:
Meadowbrook Park, Urbana
Allerton Park, Monticello
Looking for a photographer to take your family photos? We have a guide for that.
Feeling inspired and can’t wait for area fall foliage? We can help you find the best leaf peeper spots.
What would you add to our list? Add your go-to fall photo spot in the comments below!