Take This Road Trip To Visit 10 Of The Best Donut Shops In Illinois

Donuts have long been the sidekick to coffee but these days, they stand out all on their own. Many bakeries around the nation have exercised their creativity with flavors, decorating, and other unexpected twists on an old classic (cronut, anyone?) Although a classic glazed will always be a crowd favorite, there are so many varieties now created by some excellent donut shops. We thought it would be fun to create this donut road trip through Illinois featuring 10 shops around the state.

Here is an interactive Google Map if you wish to follow along or add some of your favorite places. Let’s get this road trip started!


Who’s ready for some donuts? If your favorite shop is not on this list, feel free to add it to the list in the comments!

Address: 4949 Grand Ave, Gurnee, IL 60031, USA
Address: 1188 E State St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA
Address: 815 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60435, USA
Address: 1105 Windsor Rd, Champaign, IL 61821, USA
Address: 201 W Mill St, Waterloo, IL 62298, USA
Address: 2720 Grovelin St, Godfrey, IL 62035, USA
Address: 933 S State St, Jerseyville, IL 62052, USA
Address: 3010 S 6th St, Springfield, IL 62703, USA
Address: 1004 Walnut St, Washington, IL 61571, USA
Address: 3907 W Algonquin Rd, Algonquin, IL 60102, USA