Few People Know There’s An Illinois Island You Can Walk To

Few people know that there is a Lake Michigan island in Illinois. Full of fun things to do and see, this Midwest oasis is a must-visit if you love nature. Check it out:

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 information about Northerly Island, check out its page on the Chicago Park District’s website here or its Facebook page.

This island isn’t the only tropical thing about Illinois. Check out these 11 Hawaiian-themed restaurants in the state for more summer fun.

If you’ve ever been to this Lake Michigan island we’d love to hear from you. Please share your experiences and photos with us below in the comments.