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/
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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