10 Of The Most Beautiful Fall Destinations in Illinois

Fall in Illinois is the perfect time to explore the state’s scenic wonders. Whether it’s a popular tourist destination or a lesser known getaway, everything grows more enchanting when the leaves start to catch fire.

Plan a romantic picnic, a promenade in the park, or an autumnal adventure and visit these ten amazing places to take in the changing seasons in Illinois.

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From the country to the city, the bluffs to the rivers, Illinois may be at its most beautiful in the fall. Whether you’re an athlete, an avid nature enthusiast, or just an average fan of autumn, one of these sights is sure to inspire you this season.

What other destinations should we fall in love with this year? Where do you go to amplify your autumn experience? We always want to hear from you! Get in touch with your photos and stories.


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