Spring

in Northern Illinois
Half the size all the fun

Half the size all the fun

Whether you are heading out with your favorite junior golfer, your aging mom, or just looking for a bit of golf to get you through the day, an area nine-hole course may be the perfect fit.
A Good Walk

A Good Walk

Spring is in bloom, and if you’re a golfer, that means you’ve likely been nose-to-the-window for months, awaiting the opportunity to start swinging. Northern Illinois has some of the most beautiful landscapes for golf in the Midwest. This season, exp…
Great spots to paddle

Great spots to paddle

This sprawling river travels 95 miles through four Illinois counties, allowing for plenty of customizable route options for kayakers. The river continues to grow in size as it winds south, moving at a moderately fast pace and requiring some navigatio…
Favorite fishing holes

Favorite fishing holes

The waters and wetlands of Moraine Hills are home to abundant wildlife; more than 200 species of birds have been identified at the park. Fishing is available on both Lake Defiance and on the Fox River. The McHenry Dam area provides access to the Fox …