Drive To 7 Incredible Summer Spots Throughout Illinois On This Scenic Weekend Road Trip

Looking for something fun to do this summer? How about an incredible road trip that will take you to several scenic spots around the Prairie State? Weekends in the summer are meant for outdoor fun and adventure, and road trips are the perfect way to experience several attractions in a short amount of time. This particular excursion starts in the northeast part of Illinois along the shores of Lake Michigan and ends with a scenic drive in the central part of the state. You can view the route here. Feel free to fully customize the itinerary by adding your own stops along the way!

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What other summer spots would you like to see added to this list? Please mention them in the comment section! And have a wonderful summer full of adventure!

Address: Sunrise Park, Lake Bluff, IL 60044, USA
Address: Three Oaks Recreation Area, Algonquin Township, IL 60014, USA
Address: Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Rd, Rockford, IL 61107, USA
Address: Fox Hollow River Tubing, 2480 N 41st Rd, Sheridan, IL 60551, USA
Address: I&M Canal Boat, A St &, Illinois and Michigan Canal Trail, Lasalle, IL 61301, USA
Address: Starved Rock State Park, 2678 E 875th Rd, Oglesby, IL 61348, USA
Address: Grandview Drive, Grandview Dr, Peoria, IL, USA