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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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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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Top 10 Places to Enjoy Brilliant Fall Colors

Travel to DuPage and refresh your spirit with adventure this fall. Here is where you can truly embrace the majestic wonder and beauty that makes up the county. Take a scenic drive; explore a forest preserve; stroll along tree-shaded streets in charming downtowns; picnic in a park; check out DuPage’s…

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Brookfield Zoo

Brookfield Zoo, considered among the best in the U.S., hosts 2.3 million guests annually and has stayed true to its mission of “inspiring conservation leadership by connecting people with wildlife and nature” since its founding in 1919. Not only do they offer a wide variety of education…

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