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aSalle County is more than just a destination, it’s a lifestyle. Get off the couch and book an excursion to one of these unforgettable outdoor adventures. From free fun like geocaching and biking the historic I&M Canal, to Instagram-worthy destinations like Skydive Chicago and Donnie’s Appleseed Orchard, there’s an adventure for everyone in LaSalle County.
GATOR CREEK CRUISE 249 EAST IL ROUTE 71 CEDAR POINT 815-481-3337 • ccrstables.com
APPLE ORCHARD AND FARM FRESH PRODUCE
DONNIE’S APPLESEED ORCHARD 378 N. 33RD ROAD • LASALLE 815-780-7390 donnieappleseedorchard.com
ILLINOIS & MICHIGAN CANAL STATE TRAIL The historic I&M Canal runs through the heart of LaSalle County, with convenient starting points being found in Seneca, Marseilles, Ottawa, Utica and LaSalle!
You can walk or bike the 10-foot-wide crushed limestone tow-path trail where mules and horses towed cargo barges, between the years 1848 and 1852. To learn more about the canal, and see how you can take advantage of their new e-bike rental program, visit iandmcanal.org
DRIVE-IN MOVIE THEATER
Take a trip back in time, experience the sights and sounds of LaSalle County on horseback. Have an authentic experience and convene with nature while taking a guided trail ride with a horse.
Grab your phone, lace up your hiking boots and start exploring some of LaSalle County’s best geocaching sites! If you’re new to this GPS-enabled scavenger hunt, be sure to visit geocaching. com to get started.
OTTAWA HISTORICAL AND SCOUTING HERITAGE MUSEUM 1100 CANAL ST. • OTTAWA 815-431-9353 or 815-433-1361
MARILLA PARK Located in Streator, Marilla Park features miles of densely wooded trails, perfect for mountain biking enthusiasts and avid trail runners. Built and maintained by members of the Central Illinois Cycling Association, this is a hidden gem for cyclists, located less than a half hour south of Starved Rock State Park. streator.org ci.streator.il.us RT 34 DRIVE-IN THEATRE 4468 E. 12TH RD. • EARLVILLE 815-246-9700 • Rt34DriveIn.com
ILLINOIS RIVER ROAD NATIONAL SCENIC BYWAY From Ottawa to Havana 309-547-2730 illinoisriverroad.org/geocaching
Have a need for speed? Race just like the pros in original or premium Italian carts, which are capable of speeds of 50 mph or more. CONCEPT HAULERS MOTOR SPEEDWAY 3674 E. 2603RD RD. • SHERIDAN 815-496-2467 concepthaulersmotorspeedway.com
CEDAR CREEK RANCH 249 EAST IL ROUTE 71 CEDAR POINT 815-481-3337 • ccrstables.com
Off-Roading PUNKIN ACRE PAINTS Call to schedule a ride. 381 N. US 3179TH RD. • LASALLE 815-223-9076 or 815-712-8202 punkinacrepaints.com/trailriding
Give your Dirt Bike, ATV or 4x4 a tune-up, then hit the trails at one of LaSalle County’s unbeatable all terrain parks. THE CLIFFS INSANE TERRAIN 2400 E. BLUFF ST. • MARSEILLES 815-795-5200 thecliffsinsaneterrain.com DIRT RUNNER 2725 E. 2625TH RD. • MARSEILLES 630-291-0250 • dirtrunner.us FOX VALLEY OFF ROAD 1952 N. 35TH ROAD • OTTAWA 815-431-9913 • foxvalleyoffroad.com
PETTING ZOO AND WAGON RIDES
PAULY’S PETTING ZOO 249 E. IL RTE 71 • CEDAR POINT 815-481-3337 • ccrstables.com
Experience the thrill of free falling. Tandem jumps with highly experienced instructors are available. SKYDIVE CHICAGO 3215 E. 1969TH RD. • OTTAWA 815-433-0000 • skydivechicago.com
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