Adult camping northern il
Located: Millbrook (1 hour away) The setting: With play equipment and character meet-and-greets — all against the backdrop of unspoiled Northern Illinois — a trip to Jellystone is more like a theme-park vacay that incidentally includes camping.The activities: Mini golf, hayrides, arts and crafts, outdoor movies, a playground, numerous pools (including one just for kiddies), a game room, bonfires and appearances by the furry bear character clan shouldn’t be missed.Whether you are looking for a adventure in the great outdoors, a jam packed schedule or a night of luxury, these camping locales can’t be beat.There’s something for every family only a short drive away.Campouts include tours of the zoo, animal activities, and everyone’s favorite camping pastime - a campfire and s’mores.
If you're not ready to rough it, Starved Rock Lodge has cabins in the woods (with beds and private bathrooms) that are within walking distance of great hiking trails. "Location: Sawyer, MI (1½ hours away) The setting: Famous for towering sand dunes (Tower Hill, 260 feet above the lake, has knockout views of Lake Michigan), the park also lures with three miles of shoreline and six miles of trails that wind through duneland and woods.
You can bring your own tent or rent one for a small maintenance fee.
Activities are designed for children 5-12, though older kids are allowed as part of a family group. "Location: Wisconsin Dells (4½ hours away) The setting: The waterpark capital of the world has 3,200 campsites (really! Start at this franchise which, because of its friendly, hands-on owners, makes campers feel they are being hosted at a mom-and-pop.
By Lynn Armitage Special to Travel We all love our kids. ) property, situated on 280 acres of beautiful woodland.
But sometimes we need a break from the little angels, a place to escape where there are absolutely no children, anywhere, for miles. We compiled a list of some the best adults-only venues in Wisconsin. Just make sure the only youngster you bring is the fun-loving kid in you. Sundara Inn & Spa — Wisconsin Dells While children scream with delight at the many waterparks in Wisconsin Dells, you can soak up the quiet serenity of this eco-friendly resort tucked away in a 26-acre pine forest that caters only to adults. This couples-only resort offers up three spring-fed lakes, hiking trails, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, biking, skiing and fishing.
Classes, private tastings and local entertainment are served up, too.