As 2016 comes to a close, we’re taking a look back at the places in Illinois we just couldn’t stop talking about this year. If you’ve never been to some of these incredible places, make it happen in 2017! For any that you’ve already visited, they are definitely worth a second look.

Get your trips to these places on the calendar for 2017; you won’t want to miss them! Tell us where you plan to visit this year in the comments.

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