You need one last hurrah before the end of summer, but you want to discover something new. Take a trip to Danville and make some lasting memories with the guys. Here are four suggestions for a great guys’ day in Danville.
Turtle Run Golf Club
Turtle Run has been one of the premier golf courses in Illinois since 1970. Designed by Jim Spears, this par 72 championship golf course provides four sets of tee lengths so that golfers of all skill levels can feel both challenged and competitive. After your round, be sure to stop by Snapper’s Bar and Grill for lunch. Turtle Run also has a public swimming pool and a golf shop with all the latest gear.
The lush, green fairways at Turtle Run Golf Club.
Vermilion County War Museum
Witness the birth and growth of a nation through its military history at the Vermilion County War Museum. Travelers come from around the world to see more than 25,000 artifacts from throughout U.S. history.
Kennekuk County Park
Explore the wilderness on the 15 miles of trails in this 3,000-acre park. Canoe, kayak or fish on one of seven lakes and three rivers as you soak in this peaceful natural setting. An abundance of wildlife also roams the park, such as foxes, hawks, beavers, white-tailed deer and if you’re lucky, you may even catch a glimpse of a bald eagle!
Instagramer (at) healer84 captured the serenity on Lake Mingo in Kennekuk County Park.
Cap off your eventful day in Danville at Moon Glo, a community staple that serves up a hardy variety of juicy steaks and massive burgers. Moon Glo even gives you the option to grill your own meat so you can cook that perfectly seasoned, mouth-watering steak.
End your day with a beer and some delicious meet at Moon Glo.
For more information on fun places to explore in Illinois this summer, check out EnjoyIllinois.com.
–Illinois Office of Tourism