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Fun Things to do in Antioch

by Guest Author 8 March 2017 10:17

Whether you are visiting for business, vacation, or another reason, we want you to enjoy your time. Enjoy nature and some of the fun attractions in or near Antioch. Here are some of the best places to visit while you are in town.

Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve

Walk the trails and view the area that has a long history. As you might know, the area was used for coal mining for a while (black diamonds. Now, you will see lots of vegetation and potentially some animals. They have a few species of animals that you may or may not see while you are there. During the springtime, the area is filled with wildflowers. It is one of the prettiest sights in the area.

Antioch National Dunes Wildlife

This is one of the only National wildlife refuges in the country. For the safety of the area’s plants and animals, the public is not allowed to just hike through the area. However, if you call and set up an appointment you can get a guided tour. The refuge also gives monthly guided tours for educational purposes. If you have interest about the area and how you can help, this is the perfect place for you.

Lone Tree Golf Course

Looking for food, golf, or a place for an upcoming wedding? This golf course has it all. They have a lovely restaurant and their golf course was created a few holes at a time. Two of the original holes that were constructed still have the original green. This is why these two holes have such small greens and require great accuracy. Test your skills, plan the perfect wedding, and eat a great meal all in one day.

Prewett Family Park

They have a gym, water park, and a place to reserve for parties. If you have your children (or grandchildren) with you then you will have a great place to take them. Not only can you drop in to have fun, but you can also sign up for some of the recreation classes.

The water park is great for children, especially if they are elementary age. Plan some fun in your stay with Prewett Family Park.

Antioch Historical Society Museum

If you want to view art and learn about the history of the area, this is the place to be. The building itself is a historical landmark in the area. It was once the local high school. There is plenty of parking and admission is free. They have a selection of paintings and drawings on display for you to see besides learning about the area.

Antioch Speedway

Listen to the roar of the engines at Antioch Speedway. You can buy your tickets at the raceway and they have great concessions that include wine coolers and beer. Their races start at 5pm and their grandstand is first come first serve. That’s right; you don’t have to pay more for different seating.

We hope that you have a great time in the area. Visit to plan where to stay and eat. We are here to help you.

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