Experience One of the Biggest Jack O’ Lantern Trails in Illinois
Walkthrough one of the largest Jack O'Lantern's Experience this October.
This 3/4 mile long trail holds thousands of handcrafted Jack O'Lantern's carved by local artists and it's all located in Lake Zurich, Illinois. The trail takes you on a journey through 15 magical themed worlds such as Unicorn Universe, Dinosaur Den, Dragon of Fire, Jack's Spider Web, Flying Fish, and more.
Lake Zurich is about five hours from Tri-States so it's not a day drive, but you can so make a weekend out of it. Plus, they also have a lights-out walk where you can walk the trail just by using the light of the pumpkins, I would totally do that. You can make a date night of it, bring the kids and the rest of the family, it really is something that you should experience if you can get away for a weekend in October.
The trail is not scary at all and will not make kiddos cry, it's just really neat to see all of these professionally carved pumpkins on a trail. the trail takes about 45 minutes to walk through and there are a few things to know before you visit. You must arrive within 15 minutes after your selected start time on your ticket. This event is ADA accessible and the trail is a paved path. Keep in mind this is a trail so wear comfy shoes. The trail is open from October 1 - 31 and you can purchase tickets online.
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