Beaches can provide a fun escape for landlocked Central Illinoisans. We provide a glimpse of several options within a reasonable drive.
Turkey Run State Park is just a short drive from Champaign-Urbana and full of ways to float, hike and soak up the sun through a relaxing outdoors-y day.
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.
Located less than an hour away from Champaign-Urbana, Moraine View State Recreation Area provides a delightful outdoorsy destination for your family.
Clinton Lake has all the outdoorsy fun your family is looking for and is just a short drive from Champaign-Urbana, too.