Beaches can provide a fun escape for landlocked Central Illinoisans. We provide a glimpse of several options within a reasonable drive.
Clinton Lake has all the outdoors-y fun your family is looking for and is just a short drive from Champaign-Urbana.
Live music on the weekends, sand play while you wait and kids meals served on a frisbee make Pinky’s on Lake Sara a must-visit this summer.
Is renting a boat on your summer bucket list? Chambanamom Mindy walks you through the process at Lake Shelbyville.
Madison’s free zoo, located on the drive to Wisconsin Dells, make a great spot to stretch your legs and enjoy the animals and Lake Wingra.