Fall is here, the air is cool, and the leaves are changing. It is a great time for family and social gatherings at home. However, with all that Lincolnshire has to offer, there is plenty to do in the neighborhood.
When you have out-of-town visitors during the holidays, there are many places to go to keep both kids and adults busy, happy and entertained. Whether you are planning for family to come in town or just looking for some fun activities, this list is a perfect place to start planning things to do in Lincolnshire this holiday season.
Best Lincolnshire Restaurants during the Holidays
During the holidays you can spend a lot of time in the kitchen, but don’t forget to treat yourself and go out every now and then! The holidays are a fun time to make a date night or family outing and Lincolnshire has amazing dining experiences to offer.
On Saturday or Sunday morning you can never go wrong with a classic brunch at Walker Bros. Pancake House, Strawberry Fields or smoothies and coffee at Egg Harbor. A tip, if you are planning to eat the famous apple pancake at Walker Bros., make sure to allow time as it takes 30 minutes to bake – it is so good and totally worth it.
For drinks, you can grab a local beer at Half Day Brewery where they have 40 constantly rotating taps. Fleming’s has a fantastic ambiance with your favorites that change with the season. If you are looking for something more classic, Wildfire Lincolnshire is the perfect choice – a local favorite.
Shows to See this Holiday Season
Netflix and chill is perfect for cold-winter months, but November and December are such fun times to go out. Whether it is a movie or live performance the holiday season is the perfect time to see a show.
The day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and New Years are when you sure to see a packed movie theater parking lot during the holidays. Regal Lincolnshire is a great theater to catch your favorite new movie.
If you are looking for something more than a movie, you can plan a holiday visit to Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire. For the kids, they have their performance of Shrek – it is even adapted for a special one-hour performance through December 30th.
Whether you avoid the lines and get in early or wait until the last minute, shopping is usually fun during the holidays.
Hawthorn Mall offers great options and holiday gatherings. They have offerings for members of the military, holiday activities for kids and even opportunities to bring your pet for a holiday photoshoot with Santa.
If you are looking for a more authentic, small business experience you can visit Long Grove where there are boutiques with clothes and gifts that you can surprise friends and family with and support local businesses.
Changing leaves and fresh dustings of snow make for perfect holiday moments #WhiteChristmas. At the Chicago Botanic Gardens, it is mesmerizing to find over 700,000 holiday lights creating a beautiful memory for years to come and sparking new traditions. Stay warm inside greenhouses with colorful poinsettias and hot chocolate.
If you are more of an outdoor enthusiast, try exploring a local forest preserve. Running and cycling, if you dress properly, are options all year and when it snows – you can see cross-country skiers traveling through Ryerson Woods or even passing by Adlai E Stevenson’s Historic Home.
Fall and winter holiday activities in Lincolnshire are easy to find. Whether you are shopping for gifts or just getting the kids out of the house – there are options for everyone.
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