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Nature's Finest - Wine Trail

This weekend getaway is full of natures finest: orchards, wineries, gardens, etc. Take a break from the bustling lifestyle and enjoy the simple things.

DAY ONE winery

Apple Blossom Farm - Enjoy this friendly farm's country market, bakery, petting zoo and more! Take time to pick your own apples or pumpkins and try not to get lost in their giant corn maze.

Kickapoo Creek Winery - A gift shop, wine tasting, and walking trails through the vineyards,
this site is a wine-lovers dream.

Conklin's Barn II Theatre - Enjoy dinner and a professional comedy performance or musical at the Conklin's rustic barn (built in 1941). monarchDon't forget to bring your own bottle of wine or other beverage if you'd like, then sit back, relax...and enjoy the show! 


DAY TWO

Water Street Wines, Cafe and Coffee - Water Street Wines Cafe and Coffee is located along the Peoria RiverFront District- one of Illinois' oldest and most exciting regions, alive with adventure and fun for all. On Saturday mornings, stop by the market to shop, eat and enjoy the arts and entertainment in a friendly, vibrant urban environment.

Forest Park Nature Center - Feel the fresh air on your face as you explore the 500-acre Illinois nature preserve offering seven miles of kickapoo winehiking trails ranging from rigorous uphill courses to flat paths. The
center also features a natural history museum, spacious bird watching room and a nature store.

Willett's Winery and Cellar - This family-owned and operated winery is nestled in a small-town atmosphere in Manito. Experience European charm with a glass of wine in their Market Street Courtyard.

Mackinaw Valley Vineyard - Take in breathtaking panoramic views and delight in homemade wines. The wine tasting is complimentary, but feel free to walk away with a bottle or two of the family named wine. Don't forget about all of the fine items in the gift shop!



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