Take These 11 Country Roads In Illinois For A Gorgeous Scenic Drive

There was a moment in time where Sundays meant that you piled the kids into the car and took a long relaxing drive. It was meant to be a peaceful and fun activity for the whole family. A typical Sunday drive might leave you finding a new general store to stock up on sweets and other treats. You may enjoy watching the changing leaves in a local forest preserve. You may even find a new greasy spoon with all the comfort foods you could imagine. A Sunday drive elicits connotations of happier, simpler Rockwell-esque times.

You can have these simpler times back. If you’re looking for a long meditative drive through Illinois, there has never been a better time to do it. If you live in the city, take a break from the hustle and bustle and enjoy a leisurely drive through these picturesque country roads in Illinois. You’ll have the best seat in the house.

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Who doesn’t love a good Sunday drive? It really helps take your mind off all the stressors in life. If you love a good old fashion drive through beautiful rural Illinois and have a spot that’s your favorite we certainly want to hear about it in the comments.