Shhh… These 8 Hidden Places Are Illinois’ Best Kept Secrets
Illinois is full of unique attractions that will take your breath away, but some are harder to find than others. Nestled amongst forests, rivers, and remote countryside, these eight hidden places are must-sees for any Illinoisan.
Castles, zoos, and cemeteries you never knew about abound. Keep scrolling to learn all of Illinois’ secrets.
What other hidden places in Illinois do you know about? Your secrets are safe with us…
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/
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.
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