When most people think about a totally tubular holiday, they think about catching some summer waves. If you’re from Illinois, you know if there’s more than one kind of tube to shred. At Villa Olivia, one ride on their massively popular snow tubing slopes will slide you right into sensational holiday fun. It’s one of the best places for snow tubing in Illinois.

We know it’s tempting to spend the season napping in front of the television, but if you’re going to spend the Illinois winter glued to a tube, head to Villa Olivia and make it a snow tube. Check out their website to make reservations on the official website.

What are your favorite spots for snow tubing in Illinois? What are your favorite recreational escapes to pass the winter months? Leave your tips and photos in the comments!

If you enjoy snow tubing in Illinois, you may also want to check out the state’s longest snow tubing run at Mount Hoy in Warrenville’s Blackwell Forest Preserve.

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Where can I go sled riding in Illinois?

If you go to Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve, you will find a rather epic 40-foot hill that is perfect for a thrilling sled ride. You can bring your own sled or even rent a snow tube from the nearby nature center. In Vernon Hills, the Century Park Sledding Hill is perfect for those who wish to feel like a kid again as they race down the hill on a sled. In Naperville, the Rotary Park Sled Hill is the best of the best for sledding in the area. Of course, you can find sledding hills just about anywhere in the state and maybe even your own neighborhood or backyard!

What are the best outdoor ice skating rinks in Illinois?

One of the best places to go ice skating outdoors in Illinois is Maggie Daley Park in Chicago. Here you will find an ice-skating ribbon with gorgeous skyline views galore. McCormick Tribune Plaza in Chicago also has an outdoor skating rink in the winter and it happens to be one of the largest in the city. You can learn about a couple of other outdoor ice skating rinks in this post.

What ski resorts can I go to in Illinois?

While the Prairie State does not have mountains, it does have some incredible hills and even a few ski resorts that are perfect for outdoor fun in the winter. Chestnut Mountain Resort in Galena is perhaps the best resort in the state and offers skiing, snowboarding, lodging, and more.