Road trips have a way of satisfying our wanderlust when we don’t have the time or the funds to hop on a plane and fly somewhere else. Taking a road trip around your own state to discover new things doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, there are many low-cost or even free options where you can visit spectacular natural and historic sites. Here are some inexpensive road trip ideas for you to consider the next time you want an adventure.


As you can see, road trips don’t need to be expensive when there are so many places around the Prairie State that are either free or low-cost to enjoy. Are there any other inexpensive road trip ideas you would like to add to this list? Please do so in the comment section.

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