10 Gorgeous Beaches In Illinois That Are Demanding Your Attention This Summer

Illinois is known for its corn, its prairies–but not necessarily for its beaches. Nevertheless, there are some really great beaches where you can take the whole family (and sometimes Fido!) and soak up the summer rays. We’re counting down our ten favorites:

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/

Know of any other beaches hiding in Illinois? Be sure to let us know in the comments.