The 10 Best Backroads In Illinois For A Long Scenic Drive

If you live in a highly trafficked area, you might forget how meditative it is to drive on the open road. As a state of mostly small towns, Illinois has plenty of scenic roads you can take to get away from it all and have space to look around instead of just staring at the bumper in front of you.

Enjoy the scenery and take a long, lovely drive down one of these 10 amazing roads and see the best parts of the state. Check it out:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:

If you love road trips, check out these seven places in Illinois’ boonies that are so worth the drive.

Have you ever been up and down these roads? Share your experiences and photos with us!