6 Places In Illinois That Are Like A Caribbean Paradise In The Summer

Our affinity for being by the water is increased at summertime, and we’ve got six amazing spots you need to check out if you’re craving a vacation to a Caribbean paradise. Forget expensive cruises and long plane rides when you can experience all the fun in the sun you need right here.

Be sure to grab your beach towels and sunblock before heading off to these amazing attractions. Scroll on for 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/

For more ways to prepare for summer, try these 11 tropical restaurants in Illinois that transport your to an exotic land.

What other places in Illinois are just like a Caribbean paradise? Share your favorite oases with us in the comments.