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These 11 Places In Illinois Are Off The Beaten Path But Worth The Trip

Sometimes you want to escape the noisy crowds and the tourist traps and find something a little different from the everyday. Maybe you want to enjoy the pace of a small town or you want to breathe in the steep history of the Land of Lincoln. Follow Robert Frost’s advice and take the road less traveled to check out some of these awesome, off-the-beaten path Illinois haunts.

There is still so much more to be discovered. Have you found any off-the-beaten path towns or attractions in Illinois that our readers should know about? Share in the comments!

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.