Homer Lake Forest Preserve is full of adventure for the nature-lover of any age near Champaign-Urbana. Visit the nature playscape, interpretive center or simply hike along the beautiful trails with your family for a peaceful day.
Lake of The Woods Forest Preserve in Mahomet is an impressive 900 acres of natural beauty that will provide a recreational playground of all kinds of activities near Champaign-Urbana.
Reindeer in central Illinois? There’s that and more at Hardy’s Reindeer Ranch — a fall and Christmas tradition — in Rantoul.
Lake of The Woods Forest Preserve in Mahomet is an impressive 900 acres of natural beauty that includes wooded areas adjacent to the Sangamon River and reconstructed prairie land where native animals and wildflowers thrive.
If you’re looking for a fun, educational, and FREE way to spend a couple of hours one afternoon (with or without your children), you should definitely check out the Museum of the Grand Prairie in Mahomet.