13 Myths You’ve Got To Stop Believing About Illinois

Whether you’ve seen it on TV or read about it in a magazine, the things you may think you know about Illinois are all wrong. These 13 myths need to be put to rest so everyone can appreciate how amazing this state really is.

Clear your mind of any preconceived notions about the way we live here. Scroll on to gain a new perspective.

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/

Of course, some stereotypes about Illinois are completely true. Check out 11 habits no true Illinoisan can ever unlearn.

What other myths do you get tired of hearing about Illinois? Share your thoughts with us!