Homer Lake Forest Preserve is full of adventure for nature-lovers of any age. Visit the playscape and interpretive center, or simply hike the beautiful trails.
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.
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.