Attractions that survive in rural Illinois are the best of the best. Below are 12 places in the state that residents are willing to take a road trip for, and you will be too.

Illinois’ hidden pockets are where its true treasures are kept. Scroll on for all the best things to do in the middle of nowhere.

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Remote attractions like this are quintessentially Illinois. Check out 16 other things that make Illinoisans think of home.

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