This Is The Most Hippie Town Near Chicago And You Need To Visit
The 1960s and 1970s were a time for free spirits and open minds. Curators of the “Sexual Revolution” and protesters of war and government, hippies paved the way for their more modern and chic ancestors. From vegan eats to holistic attractions, there are many things that make this affluent village the best hippie town near Chicago, and you’ll absolutely adore it.
Though you may not find your typical tie-dye-wearing, dreads-sporting, peace-sign-waving bohemians here, there is still much love, with peace and harmony remaining strong guiding principles around town. Check it out:
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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.