St. Charles, Ill.
Cost: Parking $5/vehicle or $1/person (weekends and holidays only). Canoe rentals $15. Call or visit website for other fees
Hours: Dawn-10 p.m. daily
On the east edge of the Fox River, this facility rents canoes and pedal boats and also offers paddlewheel boat rides. It has an 18-hole mini golf course, 9-hole golf course, a swimming pool, a baseball field, volleyball and tennis courts, a trail system and playgrounds. Parking is free for residents and $5 per vehicle for non-residents on weekends only, free other times. For information on the paddlewheel riverboat rides, call (630) 584-2334. Paddlewheel boat rides are $7.50 for ages 16 and older, $5 for kids 15 and under. Pool fees vary by age and residency. Fee for mini-golf is $5 for ages 16 and up, $4 kids 6-15, $1 kids 5 and younger.