6 Spots In Illinois Where You Can Enjoy The Mountains Of The Midwest

Most of the middle of the country is known as a horizontal desert with slightly sloping hills but mostly fields and prairies. If you look a close enough, though, you’ll notice that there are Midwest mountains in Illinois you may have missed.

Of course, the Land of Lincoln doesn’t have any actual mountains, but you can check out these six cool places and pretend. From wicked rock formations to the highest elevations in the state, this list will have you feeling on top of the world.

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 fun adventures, check out these eight caves in Illinois that will transport you to a whole other world.

What other Midwest mountains can you think of? Share your thoughts with us below in the comments.