13 Reasons Why Anyone Who Hates Illinois Can Just Shut Up

There is so much more to Illinois than meets the eye. We have the best cities in the world, the best state parks, and, of course, the best food. Illinois doesn’t always make the top of the list for great American states, but without all our marvelous inventions, resources, and people, this country wouldn’t be where it is today.

Illinois has a lot of things to brag about, and here are just a few:

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/

If you can’t get enough of our incredible state, check out this ultimate bucket list for everyone who lives in Illinois!

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