The 10 Coolest Attractions In Illinois That Not Enough People Visit

Everyone is familiar with Six Flags, Starved Rock State Park, and many other prominent things to see and do in Illinois, but some of the coolest attractions are the ones people don’t visit nearly enough. You’ll never regret a visit to these 10 lesser-known places.

Don’t miss stunning grounds, museums, and weird statues that can only be found in Illinois. Scroll through to check them all out and click the links below the images to get more information about each one.

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/

While you’re exploring Illinois’ lesser-known side, catch a good night’s rest at one of these 11 affordable places to stay in Illinois you’ve never heard of.

What other little-known attractions are hiding around the state? Share your favorites with us!