9 Popular Illinois Attractions That Actually Live Up To The Hype

Illinois is full of popular attractions that many people will rave about for days. From Chicago’s museums to Southern Illinois’ natural wonders, these are the nine things to do in the state that should make the top of your bucket list. Whether you’re looking for a long weekend activity or something to do over your next holiday, this list will guide your way. Keep scrolling for all the details.

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/

For more wild adventures to take in this state, try these 13 things every Illinoisan must do before they die.

What other popular attractions in Illinois do you love to tell people about? Share your favorite places with us in the comments below!