What Summer Looks Like Around the Heritage Corridor

Summertime around the Heritage Corridor is so much fun because of the many experiences you can engage in whether you are exploring solo, or with a group of people. From peaceful hikes to cold tasty treats and even thrilling adventures, there is something for everyone!

Take a look at all of these amazing summer photos taken by those who have explored our many areas around the Corridor:

1. Kayak through the canal towns and explore the lands from a different point of view

kayaking on the des plaines river

2. Capture a beautiful sunset over the Des Plaines River in Joliet

sunset

 

3. Cool off with a delicious, cold, dipped cone from Rich & Creamy on Route 66

ice cream from rich & creamy

 

4. Admire the many bridges along the canal towns

bridge in Lemont

 

5. Kick back while enjoying a margarita from local restaurants outside on a warm summer night

maragarita

6. Hike through the endless views of Starved Rock State Park and even bring your pup

starved rock state park      dog at starved rock state park

7. Catch a Slammers game at the DuPage Medical Group Field in Joliet

joliet slammers stadium

8. Take a selfie with the Gemini Giant on Route 66

gemini giant

9. Watch the sun as it sets over The Forge park after a thrilling adventure

the forge

10. Spot a beautiful rainbow after a midday shower

jacob henry mansion with a rainbow    rainbow at starved rock

11. Stroll downtown Joliet and explore the many different shops and restaurants

downtown joliet

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scene from the corridor