Take This Road Trip Through Illinois’s Most Picturesque Small Towns For A Charming Experience

Sure, Illinois is home to one of the world’s greatest large cities (you know…that one by the lake?). But you don’t have to drive far from that metropolis to experience the charm of our small towns. We’ve created a short road trip for you to undertake this fall. Along the way, you’ll find plenty of historic buildings, picturesque Main Streets, gorgeous natural scenery and wonderful community events.

For the map with complete directions, click here. What are you waiting for? Gas up the car and let’s go!

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/

Which of these small towns is your favorite? Are you lucky enough to live in one of these charming places?

To see even more small towns in Illinois, check out this article.