Region/State: Cook County

Cook County, with its diverse landscape that includes the bustling city of Chicago and tranquil natural areas like the Cook County Forest Preserves, offers a wide range of outdoor activities. Urban explorers can enjoy biking along the Lakefront Trail, which offers stunning views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. Nature enthusiasts will find plenty of hiking, bird watching, and fishing opportunities in the expansive forest preserves, which cover over 70,000 acres. Additionally, the county hosts several golf courses and water-based activities such as kayaking and paddle boarding on its various lakes and rivers, providing ample opportunities for recreation and relaxation in both urban and rural settings.

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Evanston, IL