Fall Is Here And These Are The 9 Best Places To See The Changing Leaves In Illinois
Viewing fall’s changing leaves is one of the best things about this time of year, but the phenomenon is short-lived. Within just a few weeks, these reds, yellows, and oranges will be browns. Now is the perfect time of the month to head outside and view some of the state’s best fall foliage.
While the whole state is full of lovely trees, there are nine specific places in Illinois that have the best ones with the best colors. Scroll on to check them out.
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/
Figure out exactly when to visit each of these locations by checking our 2018 fall foliage predictions that show where and when the leaves will look their best.
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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