The 11 Very Best Day Trips You Can Possibly Take In Illinois
As a moderately large state, Illinois is home to so many outstanding attractions, it can be difficult to decide which one to go to on that next three-day weekend. To help you out, we’ve narrowed down the best quick, day trips every Illinoisian should take at least once in their life.
This your state, so you deserve to explore all of its nooks and crannies. Here are 11 of the best local gems complete with links to all the details.
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/
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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