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Top 10 Trails in DuPage County

What better time than the present to enjoy our hiking options, hilly terrains, award-winning gardens and comfortable strolls - beautiful in any season. 1. The Morton Arboretum A stunning natural area open 365 days of the year with 1,700 acres to explore, this natural outdoor living museum with…

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Top Places to Enjoy Brilliant Fall Colors

The feeling of fall. It is an undeniable yearning to seek out the comforts of the season and the best that nature has to offer. We wait, we watch, and plan — with the hope to time it just right to find ourselves in a moment filled with the tranquility that only fall’s brilliant shades of color can…

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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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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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