12 Ways Illinois Is The Most Hippie State In America

While most people associate hippies with California and Colorado, Illinois is actually the most hippie state in the nation, and the 12 things listed below prove it. From our appreciation for nature and freshness to our general daily practices, we’re all about peace, love, and joy.

Try to deny it, but Illinois is an organic, natural oasis of tranquility and beauty. Scroll on for more details.

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/

Bonus: A 13th reason Illinois is a place for hippies is because we’re home to the most hippie town in America.

What else about Illinois makes us the best hippie state in America? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!