Enjoy a Day of Ice Fishing at the DuPage County Forest Preserves

Ice fishing out in the winter snowas part of the DuPage County Forest Preserves

Are you looking for something unique to do outdoors this winter? Then consider meeting friends for a fun-filled day of ice fishing at the DuPage County Forest Preserves. This activity can be enjoyed in most forest preserve waters within DuPage County when at least four inches of ice is present. Some of our favorite ice fishing spots […]

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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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