Summer

in Northern Illinois
EDITOR’S CHOICE

EDITOR’S CHOICE

One of summer’s greatest pleasures is staying cool at a great local water park, and northern Illinois has plenty! But for thrill seekers, it’s as much about the ride as it is about the splash. We surveyed some local teenagers who have hit them all, t…
Cool Northern Illinois water parks

Cool Northern Illinois water parks

St. Charles/Campton Hills www.ottercove.orgLombard www.lombardparks.com/paradise-bay- water-parkGurnee www.sixflags.com/greatamerica/plan-your- visit/water-park-informationRockford/Cherry Valley www.magicwaterswaterpark.comBolingbrook www.bolingbrook…
Brilliant Northern Illinois beaches!

Brilliant Northern Illinois beaches!

While not a true beach, a stop at Naperville’s historic stone quarry could satisfy the kiddos urge to play in the sand. It’s not a swimming pool, it’s not a lake, but a swimming experience like no other! Wade into the zero- depth entry and swim to de…