The Stunning Illinois Park That Looks Just Like An English Garden
From the rock formations at Garden of the Gods to the waterfalls at Starved Rock, Illinois is full of gems you would never expect to find in the Midwest. Here is one you’ve probably never heard of, and it will transport you to the setting of an 1800s Victorian novel.
For a whimsical journey you only ever get to read about in fairy tales, take a trip to this enchanted estate. Keep reading for all the charming details.
Allerton Park and Retreat Center is located at 515 Old Timber Road in Monticello, and you get more information on its website or Facebook page.
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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