These 14 Gorgeous Lakes In Illinois Are Demanding Your Attention

This time of year, I’m itching to get out on a boat, enjoy a beverage, and take in the beauty surrounding one of Illinois’ many lakes. Here are my top fourteen lakes to take out a boat on, water ski on, hike around, or to simply stop and take in their beauty:

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What are some of your favorite Illinois lakes? Please let us know in the comments.