12 Gorgeous Hidden Lakes In Illinois You’ll Want To Visit Time And Time Again
When you need a simple escape from everyday life, nothing is more relaxing than a day in nature. Find peace and tranquility at each of these 12 hidden lakes in Illinois that you’ll never want to leave.
Tucked away in various pockets across the state, these little-known lakes are the perfect oases for any vacation. Now is the time of year to start exploring these bodies of water again. Scroll on for more details.
For more fun on the water, check out eight lakeside restaurants in Illinois you must visit this time of year here.
What other hidden lakes do you enjoy? Share your favorites with us in the comments below!
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An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.