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.

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/

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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