10 Things People In Illinois Did Before The Internet Took Over Our Lives

Many kids today don’t even remember what life was like before the internet. Yes, there was a world, and people managed just fine. Now, we can debate all day about whether that world was better or worse. We could argue either side. But we can agree that it was very different in some ways. Here are ten things people in Illinois did before the internet took over.

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/

Hey, I’m not saying to not go on the internet ever. How would you follow Only in Your State? That would be tragic. But I am saying there’s nothing wrong with sometimes detaching from our screens and stopping to smell the roses.