The Secret Tropical Beach In Illinois Where The Water Is A Mesmerizing Blue

Forget the Caribbean when you can find a secret tropical beach in Illinois that will relax all your worries away without breaking the bank. There’s no reason to leave the state when this Crystal Lake attraction is so close.

Enjoy sandy earth and brilliant blue waters at this hidden paradise. Scroll on for more details.

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Three Oaks Recreation Area is located at 5517 Northwest Hwy., Crystal Lake, IL 60014, and you can get more information on its website or Facebook page.

For more like this, check out these 10 gorgeous beaches in Illinois that you still have time to visit before summer ends.

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