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Golf and it's History in DuPage

DuPage County is home to the first 18-hole golf course in the United States and it played a pivotal role in the evolution of golf, bringing local history to life that started with one man. An accomplished golf player, Charles Blair Macdonald was at the forefront of the industry’s footings. Charles…

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Hikes, Horses and History

Legendary Estates DuPage County experienced a unique housing boom at the turn of the 19th century. The county, which at the time was primarily farmland, proved a quiet retreat for wealthy Chicagoans as many adopted the European tradition of building country homes. As a result, DuPage became the site…

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Health and Wellness Experiences

Fitness doesn’t have to mean rigorous, dreaded workouts – simply getting up and being active is good for your body and spirit. Regardless of your fitness level or interests, DuPage County makes it easy to stay active year-round, relieve stress of daily life and find your zen. The following health…

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Urban Escapes

It’s well known that spending time outdoors has a positive effect on our health – physically and mentally. Whether seeking serenity or adventure, you will find your place of restoration in DuPage County, with nearly 500 miles of recreational trails, and a myriad of classes and excursions. DuPage is…

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Top 10 Trails in DuPage County

DuPage County forest preserves are magnificent and beautiful during any season. Rigorous hikes along hilly terrains and comfortable strolls through spectacular gardens in blooms provide a wonderful connection to nature and our inner spirit. The following hiking spots are favorites of outdoor…

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Celebrate Engineers Week in DuPage County

DuPage County is the proud home to 19 accredited colleges and universities along with learning centers, laboratories, museums and exhibitions that offer a variety of educational experiences to help one S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) ahead in learning during Engineers Week…

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Valentine's Day in DuPage County

Whether it's dining at an upscale restaurant, enjoying the soothing amenities of a bed and breakfast or indulging in spa treatments, DuPage is the place to celebrate with your loved ones. Feel the love and fuel the heart with these Valentine’s Day things to do in DuPage County: Lynfred Winery Bed &…

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Free Things To Do in DuPage County: Winter Edition

There are plenty of things to do indoors and outdoors this winter season. From nature trails and history museums to forest preserves and shopping centers, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Bundle up and adventure out with our list of Top 10 free things to do in DuPage. Forest Preserve…

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Indoor Activities: Stay Warm in DuPage

Don’t let the winter months get you down! There are plenty of ways for all ages to have fun while staying warm. Home to indoor golf, arcade arenas, museums, bowling alleys, bocce ball, WhirlyBall, and cozy theaters to name a few, plan your indoor adventures today. Dave & Buster’s Addison, IL Eat…

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Instagrammable DuPage

Take your Instagram aesthetic to another level at photogenic spots this winter season. Snow-covered trolls, chic restaurants and beautifully decorated shopping centers make the perfect insta-worthy backdrops, among others! Share your Instagrammable DuPage moments with us using #DuMoreDuPage for a…

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