Living in a place for a while tends to make us somewhat complacent. We have our routines, our favorite restaurants and shops, and we feel like we know our hometown and home state better than anyone. Next time you’re in the mood for a scenic hike, set off on the Busse Woods Loop Trail in Illinois. It will show you a beautiful side of Illinois that you might not have taken the time to appreciate in some time.

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Have you hiked the Busse Woods Loop Trail in Illinois? What did you think? Share your experience in the comments! If you’re up for a fun challenge, consider a ride along Grand Illinois Trail, the longest bike trail in Illinois. It clocks in at 535 miles!

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