9 Ways Illinois Has Quietly Become The Coolest State In America

Illinois is the coolest state in America, yet few know it. There are so many incredible things about this place that so many people get wrong, but this will set the record straight.

North to south, there are a plethora of wonderful attractions that make us the best state ever. Keep scrolling for nine reasons why.

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/

Of course, the Windy City isn’t the only cool city in the state. Check out 12 cities you’ll want to explore in Illinois that aren’t Chicago.

What else makes Illinois the coolest state in America? Share your opinions with us!