Enjoy the Des Plaines Park District

Did you know that Des Plaines features one of the most beautiful park districts in Illinois? Established in 1919, the Des Plaines Park District has a mission to enhance the community by providing quality parks, recreational opportunities, and open spaces.  Highlights include: Golf Center 9-Hole Course Designed by Rick Jacobson, the Golf Center 9-Hole Course […]

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GolfBoard between Holes at These Golf Courses near Des Plaines

A man golfing at a gold course in Des Plaines

Do you want to enjoy a round of golf that’s both fun and unique? Then visit a local public course where you can move from hole to hole on a GolfBoard. What Is a GolfBoard? GolfBoards blend the best of a surfboard, skateboard, snowboard, and golf cart. Riders strap their bag to the front, thumb […]

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The Best Biking Trails in Des Plaines

Bikes beside trees along one of the trails in Des Plaines

Enjoying a bike ride is a great way to get some exercise while at the same time taking in the area’s picturesque scenery. The Forest Preserves of Cook County offers 200 miles of paved trails and 100 miles of unpaved paths for cyclists of all abilities to explore. Destinations include: Deer Grove Forest Preserve  Founded […]

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