8 Amazing Illinois Secrets You Never Knew Existed

Taking up nearly 58,000 square miles, Illinois is such a large state that it’s nearly impossible to know about every little thing happening here. These eight amazing secrets are some of the most amazing spots to visit in the entire state, yet few people know about them.

From restaurants to family-friendly attractions, this list has something for everyone. Scroll on for more information.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

For more extraordinary things to see and do in the state, check out these nine strange attractions in Illinois that will weird out your guests.

What other amazing secrets are hiding in Illinois? Share your favorite little-known attractions with us below in the comments.