If you live in the Farmington Lakes Apartments in Oswego, it’s easy to plan fun and relaxing activities for the holiday weekend with safe social distancing practices in place, that are all located within a short drive. Whether you’re looking for fresh air, a jump start on holiday shopping, or in search of a good meal or snack, you won’t have to drive far to enjoy the perfect Thanksgiving weekend in Oswego.
Hike Your Way
The beautiful Starved Rock State Park is located just 15 miles away. This wilderness area with 18 canyons and 13 miles of well-marked trails for hikers of all skill levels. 14 of the canyons even have waterfalls! The trails are dog-friendly and ADA accessible and the views are extraordinary in every season. Dress for brisk weather and pack a picnic or a snack. There is even an app for the most popular trails as well as detailed maps. You may even spot wildlife including white-tailed deer, bald eagles, and migratory birds. Bring binoculars and be prepared to snap photos.
Ready, Set, Shop
Black Friday will look a little different this year, but shops in downtown Oswego are here to kickstart your Christmas shopping online. Check out the charming Christmas ornaments at The Marmalade Tree and then call ahead to pick up your selections at the door. Bella-gia Boutique sells the best in fall apparel, and it also offers online shopping and curbside pickup.
When you can’t handle yet another turkey sandwich, local restaurants are offering delivery and pickup of anything you may be craving. Cajun Boil & Bar offers crab cakes, muscles, lobster, and more — no turkey here! Their Big Easy combos are designed to provide complete meals for multiple people with a number of choices for entrees and sides. For Sunday Brunch, call Grandma’s Table in nearby Montgomery for fresh, farm-to-table cooking, delivered right to your door.
As you enjoy your Thanksgiving weekend in Oswego, be sure to check out local nonprofits that could use your support.
Please contact us for information on the amenities and floor plans available to residents of Farmington Lakes Apartments. We would love to schedule a virtual tour and show you all that our luxury apartments have to offer.Back to all posts