11 Small Towns In Rural Illinois That Are Downright Delightful

With almost 58,000 square miles, Illinois certainly has a lot to offer. While it’s easy to check out the same sites time and time again it’s always great to visit some of the small towns to really get a feel for what makes Illinois and its great residents tick. Enjoy getting out into the open air and take in the sites of these towns that might be small but have big Illinois heart.

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/

Have you ever checked out any of these awesomely quaint little towns? Have recommendations for delicious restaurants, must-see sights or fun events that we should check out? We want to hear all about it in the comments section.