Enjoy the outdoors and other fun things to do in Freeport, IL

Within just five miles of the Country Inn & Suites, Freeport, IL, you'll discover a breathtaking nature preserve, two 18-hole golf courses, and a replica of Wrigley Field. You can keep up with your workout goals while on the road, thanks to scenic routes along the Jane Addams Trail and in the Oakdale Nature Preserve. Let the kids nap in the hotel room before you head out for a picnic at Krape Park or to hit some balls at Little Cubs Field. If you need some big-city things to do, Chicago is a two-hour drive from our hotel.

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Ferguson Fine Arts Center

1.44 mi / 2.32 km from the hotel
Ready for some comedy, drama, or music? You can get it all at this 400-seat local theater.

Freeport Art Museum

1.25 mi / 2.02 km from the hotel
Browse the impressive collection of art and artifacts at this museum, housed in a former school building that was built in 1911. To make the most of your visit, ask the knowledgeable staff for more information about your favorite pieces.

Jane Addams Trail

3.83 mi / 6.16 km from the hotel
Easy for walkers or beginner bicyclists, the Jane Addams Trail is nearly 19 miles long, winding through downtown Freeport and into the area's beautiful woodlands.

Krape Park

0.86 mi / 1.38 km from the hotel
Offering plenty of shady trees, a carousel, a mini-golf course, boat rentals, and multi-use trails, this popular park is the perfect spot for a family picnic.

Little Cubs Field

0.63 mi / 1.01 km from the hotel
If you're traveling with any younger Chicago Cubs fans, make plans to stop at this scale-model replica of Wrigley Field. Drop by the gift shop for free use of the facility's balls and bats while you're there.

Oakdale Nature Preserve

3.38 mi / 5.44 km from the hotel
More than 133 acres of prairies, forests, and streams are yours to enjoy at this beautiful nature preserve.

Park Hills Golf Course

2.12 mi / 3.41 km from the hotel
Sling your clubs in the trunk, and head out to play on one of the two 18-hole courses at this challenging golf spot.

Stephenson County Historical Society Museum and Arboretum

1.04 mi / 1.68 km from the hotel
Stroll through the Industrial/Toy Museum, Millerburg Schoolhouse, and Taylor House on this three-acre arboretum.