10 Underrated Places In Illinois That Even Natives Have Never Heard Of

Spanning 57,915 square miles, Illinois is a very large state, meaning we have room for a wealth of attractions. While many are well-known, there are some underrated places around the state that even most residents don’t know exist. Some might even be in your own backyard.

From places to eat and stay to fun excursions and roadside attractions, here are 10 spots you don’t want to miss in Illinois. Read on for all the details and be sure to click the links below each picture for more information.

Of course, our main attractions are still popular for a reason. Check out nine things to do in Illinois that actually live up to the hype.

What other underrated places do you feel deserve more attention? Share your thoughts with us below!