Things to Do

Families, nature fans and adventurers will all find things to do in Newton County.

Fair Oaks Farms is the area's largest attraction with interactive and educational exhibits showcasing modern-day farming.

Get back to nature at the two fish and wildlife areas, LaSalle and Willow Slough, where you can enjoy hiking, hunting, fishing, bird watching and more. You can also hike and see over 100 bison at Kankakee Sands, a birding and wildflower enthusiast's paradise with more than 7,000 acres.

Catch the excitement in the spring and fall at the enduro dirt bike races or visit Kentland in December for Christmas in the Air. Thrill seekers can also take an introductory flight in a Schweizer 2-33A sailplane at Lake Village Airport.