11 Hidden Attractions Locals Keep To Themselves In Illinois

With so many fun things to do in Illinois, it can be easy to miss some of the lesser-known sights, sounds, and tastes nestled in remote pockets of the state. These hidden attractions will make your weekend or vacation epic.

Sorry, locals. We were all going to find out about these amazing things to do sooner or later. Keep scrolling (and click the corresponding links) to uncover each secret.

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/

For more fun to have in this great state, check out these 11 epic things you didn’t know you should be doing in Illinois.

What other hidden attractions are Illinoisans keeping secret? Share your favorites with us!