12 Secret Spots In Illinois Where Nature Will Completely Relax You

You can be having the worst day in the world, but a quick walk outside can make you smile. Nature’s beauty is that powerful. Fortunately, in Illinois, we have so much beauty around us. So if you’re having a bad day–or even if you’re having the best day ever–get away from your computer screen and check out some of these spots:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Where in Illinois do you go to relax? Let us know in the comments.