15 Stunning Photos From Illinois That Prove The Ocean Has Nothing On Lake Michigan
By Elizabeth Crozier|Published April 26, 2017
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
There are many things that make Illinois a fantastic place to live and travel, and one of the best is Lake Michigan. Though our state only lays claim to a small portion of this Great Lake, the views are best from our shores and beaches. The sights are so stunning, in fact, that you’ll forget about the ocean and only ever traverse the seas and shores of Illinois.
These 15 images of beaches, waves, the open sea, and more will prove that Illinoisians have it made when it comes to outstanding views.