By my calculations, there are only six weeks left before school start in Illinois.  Make sure you’re fitting in these fun farm family visits before your summer is over!


  1. Ropp Cheese Farm

ropp cheese2676 Ropp Road
Normal, IL 61761
For more information call: (309) 452-3641

They won 6 first place, blue ribbons at the Illinois State Fair Dairy and Cheese Competition. Visit their store and try for yourself their prize winning cheeses!

  1. Heartland Lodge

heartland lodgeRR 1 Box 8A
Nebo, IL 62355
For more information call: (800) 717-4868

“This Illinois bed and breakfast & resort has become a national and international attraction, stealing the hearts of guests from across the globe.”

  1. Richardson Farm

richardson farm9407 Richardson Road
Spring Grove, IL 60081
For more information call: (815) 675-9729

Home of the largest corn maze in the world with 5 separate maze games winding through 33 acres of live corn!!!

4. Eckert’s Orchards

eckerts20995 Eckert Orchard Rd
Grafton, IL 62037
For more information call: (618) 786-3445
951 S. Green Mount Road
Belleville, IL 62220
For more information call: (618) 233-0513

Enjoy fresh tree-ripened Peaches at either The Country Store in Belleville or The Grafton Country Store.

  1. Fair Oaks Farms

fairoaks856 N 600 E
Fair Oaks, IN 47943
For more information call: (219) 394-2025

Explore the dairy industry by going on The Dairy Adventure or the swine industry by attending The Pig Adventure at Fair Oaks Farms.

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