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The Christmas Lights Road Trip Through Illinois That’s Nothing Short Of Magical

While we know that many of you are in a shopping frenzy right now, it’s important to take a break from the crowded stores and Christmas wish lists and spend a little time taking in the beautiful sights and sounds of Christmas right outside of your back door. Well, it won’t actually be right outside your door but it could be! This trip takes a little over 10.5 hours so pack up the car, put the hot chocolate in some travel mugs, bundle up the kiddos, stock up on Christmas cookies and put those holiday tunes on because this Christmas road trip is exactly what you need to get in the festive spirit.

We believe the more the merrier when it comes to celebrating Christmas. If you think so too, be sure to check out other magical Christmas towns in Illinois to feed your passion for the holidays.

Originally from the quaint beach town of Fenwick Island, Delaware, Stephanie has called Chicago home for nearly a decade. A passion for cocktail creation, international travel and decadent foodie experiences, enjoy Stephanie's romp through the Land of Lincoln. A circus performer, stuntwoman, professed travel buff and lover of Tom Waits, Stephanie is looking forward to sharing her favorite Chicago haunts with both adventurous locals and curious travelers.