Experience a Civil War Reenactment at the Naper Settlement


If you haven’t visited Naper Settlement to learn about 19th-century life in a Midwestern town, you need to add it to your “to do” list! Admission is always free for Naperville residents; just bring proof such as a driver’s license or a utility bill. With the weather warming up, the settlement is moving to summer […]

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3 Naperville Spring Festivals and Events You’ll Absolutely Love!

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March 20th marked the beginning of spring! Naperville is ready to get you outside to enjoy the warming weather. In fact, the city is known to host several events to bring in the new season. Here’s a look at a few upcoming Naperville spring festivals and events in April to celebrate! Weed Ladies Spring and […]

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Spend a Fun-Filled Day at Naper Settlement


Just 15 minutes from River Run at Naperville is a twelve-acre outdoor history museum that takes visitors on a journey back to the nineteenth century. We’re talking about Naper Settlement, and it welcomes more than 100,000 visitors every year! Since 1969, volunteers of the Naperville Heritage Society have painstakingly restored more than thirty endangered historical […]

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