Visit the Gaylord Building, the Gateway to the National Heritage Corridor

An awesome, fiery, and multi-colored scenic display from the many varieties of deciduous trees lining the banks of a canal near the Gaylord Building.

The Gaylord Building, near The Woodlands of Crest Hill, once stored canal construction materials. When you visit this historic site, you can walk along the canals and see why this building was a key resource during the construction of the Illinois and Michigan Canal. Today, the Gaylord Buiding is the gateway to the Illinois and Michigan […]

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Sign Up at the Yak Shack for Water Adventures

A member of the Yak Shack kayaking down the river.

Spring is here, and for many of you water adventurers, that means kayaking, canoeing, or tubing down a local river or lake. If you’re a resident of The Woodlands of Crest Hill, the Yak Shack is less than 45 minutes away and has everything you need for exciting water sports. Kayaks, Canoes, and Tubes for Rent […]

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Enjoy Open-Air Art at the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

Abstract art at the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park.

Many of us enjoy strolling through a museum and enjoying the breathtaking art on display. For art lovers, museums are perfect for everything from first dates to community events. So, if you’re an art enthusiast, check out The Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park, where you’ll enjoy a transformational experience. Large-Scale Art in the Outdoors This sculpture […]

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