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    Get outside!

    Here’s your passport for getting outside and connecting with the natural world. The book is chock full of gorgeous photos and on-the-ground information to help you easily choose your next adventure.

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“Exceptionally user-friendly….What makes Villaire’s book so special is that he answers the average person’s questions before they can be asked.”
~Chicago Tribune

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    MEET YOUR LOCAL EXPERT

    Ted Villaire loves helping people discover and explore the best parks and trails in Illinois. He’s the author of 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Chicago, Best Bike Rides Chicago, Road Biking Illinois, Best Rail Trails Illinois, and Camping Illinois. His work has appeared in local and national publications.

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“In easy-to-read style, Villaire really talks the walk…. You’ll find yourself reading every word as Villaire grabs your attention before sending you out the door.”

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