Explore, discover and have fun at our family friendly attractions and museums.

Take time to "get lost" in the world's largest corn maze at Richardson Corn Maze, marvel at 300 classic cars on display at Volo Auto Museum where you can also see over 25 famous Hollywood and TV cars on display.

If the rails are more you speed ride the time machines at the Illinois Railway Museum featuring America's largest collection of historic railway equipment. Kids of all ages love Donley's Wild West Town where they can pan for gold, take a roping lesson and catch a live action Wild West show. From the old west, blast off to the 21st century at the Challenger Learning Center for Science & Technology.

Visitors can explore local history at the McHenry County Historical Museum or enter the off-beat world of cartoon crime fighting at the Chester Gould-Dick Tracy Museum. Performing arts abound throughout the region, but the starts don't shine any illinois railway museumbrighter than at the Raue Center for the Performing Arts and the Woodstock Opera House, both offering spectacular seasons of local, regional and national programming.

For the outdoor enthusiast McHenry County boasts over 20,000 acres of conservation land including the spectacular Glacial Park as well as Moraine Hills and Chain O' Lakes State Parks, Volo Bog State Natural area and the Prairie Path bike trail traversing the county from north to south.

Welcome and come back often to experience everything there is to see and do in McHenry County.


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