Here are 9 Hidden Gems Along the Mississippi River in Illinois

Seeing the Mississippi River in all of its splendor is dazzling in itself. But don’t just stop at the river. There are loads of awesome things to do right along it. Here are 9 hidden gems you just have to check 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/

Looking for more great views? Check out this list of Illinois scenic overlooks.