There’s A Park Hidden In Plain Sight In Illinois At A Cold War Missile Launch Site

There’s a Cold War missile launch site in Addison, Illinois that is now home to a charming park where children play. This historic site was built as a precaution but never actually used for its potential purpose. Its new purpose is utilized regularly, and you can enjoy it too. Check it out:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

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Address: 200 S Rohlwing Rd, Addison, IL 60101, USA