9 Undeniable Differences Between The Northern And Southern Parts Of Illinois
In a state this large, there are bound to be some differences in lifestyles, culture, and beliefs. Most dissimilarities are between Chicago and the rest of the state, and it has created a silent Northern vs Southern Illinois rivalry that we just can’t seem to get over. Below are nine true things that make each half of the state different yet still wonderful.
No matter which part of the state you hail from, you’ll be familiar with these characteristics of northern and southern Illinois. Check them 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/
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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