Don’t Miss the Bird Walks at the Morton Arboretum

A Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Sphyrapicus varius, enjoying a winter meal on Holly Berries with one in its beak ready to go down.

Do you want to learn more about the fascinating birds that live in Naperville and get exercise at the same time? Then don’t miss the bird walks at the Morton Arboretum. Led by a knowledgeable guide, these walks include searching the arboretum’s woods and fields for an array of species. The fun takes place on the […]

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Cantigny Park Offers Five Hundred Acres of Fun

Beautiful vibrant summer flowers in the afternoon sun

An easy drive from Thornberry Woods is a destination that offers five hundred acres of fun. We are talking about beautiful Cantigny Park, where admission is always free. Pronounced “can-tee-nee,” the park sits on the former estate of Colonel Robert McCormick, the longtime publisher of the Chicago Tribune. He called the property home from the 1920s until […]

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Take Your Family to the DuPage Children’s Museum

Two young girls are using a touch screen visual aid in a children's museum

Whether you have your own young children or have guests with kids visiting from out of town, you have to visit the DuPage Children’s Museum in Naperville. Roughly ten minutes from the Thornberry Woods community, this hands-on museum allows little ones to play and interact with the exhibits, such as the water play area, air […]

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