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Take These 11 Country Roads In Illinois For A Gorgeous Scenic Drive

There was a moment in time where Sundays meant that you piled the kids into the car and took a long relaxing drive. It was meant to be a peaceful and fun activity for the whole family. A typical Sunday drive might leave you finding a new general store to stock up on sweets and other treats. You may enjoy watching the changing leaves in a local forest preserve. You may even find a new greasy spoon with all the comfort foods you could imagine. A Sunday drive elicits connotations of happier, simpler Rockwell-esque times.

You can have these simpler times back. If you’re looking for a long meditative drive through Illinois, there has never been a better time to do it. If you live in the city, take a break from the hustle and bustle and enjoy a leisurely drive through these picturesque country roads in Illinois. You’ll have the best seat in the house.

Who doesn’t love a good Sunday drive? It really helps take your mind off all the stressors in life. If you love a good old fashion drive through beautiful rural Illinois and have a spot that’s your favorite we certainly want to hear about it 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.