There’s Something Incredible About These 10 Rivers In Illinois

There’s nothing quite like a river to reaffirm your small place in the world. Strong and mighty, rivers have the power, over time, to erode rock. In fact, rivers give definition to the borders of our state. Illinois is full of some big rivers. Here are ten of the most notable.

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:

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