There are days when we just want to get in our cars, hit the road, and go for a drive. Fortunately for those who live in Illinois, there is a wide variety of scenic backroads and byways to satisfy the adventurer in all of us. Whether it’s a drive along the Ohio River Scenic Byway or perhaps the Meeting of the Great Rivers Scenic Byway, a drive is the best way to see some of the state’s most beautiful areas. Located in Peoria, Grandview Drive is a short and sweet scenic back road in Illinois that’s perfect if you’re short on time but want epic views. If you didn’t know this back road existed, you’ll want to hop in the car and drive it as soon as possible!

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When was the last time you took a scenic back road in Illinois? Have you ever driven along Grandview Drive in Peoria? Tell us in the comments! For more information on Grandview Drive, visit the Peoria Parks website.

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