Illinois is known for all sorts of culinary delights. But one of the things we do best is donuts. You might not know that there is a donut trail in Illinois. It is the best kind of trail there is, one that you can definitely work your way through.
1. Doughnut Vault
This tiny doughnut shop is known for its large lines each day. They sell until they sell out--and that is sometimes pretty quick. 401 N Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60654.
2. Pandamonium Donuts
These eclectic donuts are served out of a donut truck. You will see them across campus and around town. Champaign-Urbana.
3. Cravin Donuts
There is every type of donut that you can think of here. From pumpkin to dirt cup to fruity pebbles--no topping is too extreme. 405 N Main St, Bloomington, IL 61701.
4. Lee Donuts
Who doesn't love a good donut and a cup of coffee? They have delicious apple fritters and their filled donuts are to die for. 124 Peterson Rd, Libertyville, IL 60048.
5. Gurnee Donuts
This place has been a staple since it opened in 1994. Their classic buttermilk donuts are old-school. 4949 Grand Ave #9, Gurnee, IL 60031.
6. Dixie Cream Donuts
Whether you like cake or yeast donuts, these donuts are fantastic. Don't overlook their fried pies, either. 510 W Main St, West Frankfort, IL 62896.
7. Donut Den
Who doesn't love these delicious donuts? They have great flavors like PBJ and Oreo. 3043 Theodore St, Joliet, IL 60435.
8. Glazed and Infused
These doughnuts have a vintage feel, but they are completely innovative. Flavors rotate seasonally, keeping you guessing. 30 E Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60611.
9. Dat Donuts
This is a down home, classic donut place. Just their old fashioned cake donut is incredible. 8251 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60619.
10. Royal Donut
Since 1973, this donut place has been a staple in Danville. From coconut to cream-filled, you can't go wrong with their donuts. 911 N Vermilion St, Danville, IL 61832.