This Underrated State Park Just Might Be The Most Beautiful Place In Illinois

Illinois doesn’t have a whole lot of beaches, but it does have loads of state parks. Well, imagine a place that combines the two. That magical place exists in Zion, Illinois. It is a 6.5 square mile beach along the shores of Lake Michigan. It is the only beach shoreline that still exists in the state.

But while it is more than the beach, we argue that this is the very best beach Illinois has to offer. What is your favorite part about Illinois Beach State Park?