Exploring Matthiessen State Park with the Family

Exploring Matthiessen State Park with the Family

When I was planning our visit to the Starved Rock area, I kept hearing great things about Matthiessen State Park. Some people even said that they preferred Matthiessen over Starved Rock. Well, that was enough to pique my curiosity — we just had to check it out...
Family Hiking at Starved Rock State Park

Family Hiking at Starved Rock State Park

Just last weekend, we did a family first – we went hiking! We couldn’t have picked a better area for our first family hike – Starved Rock State Park in central Illinois. I heard that Starved Rock is Illinois’ #1 attraction and after our visit,...