If You Didn’t Know About These 10 Swimming Holes In Illinois, You’ve Been Missing Out
Did you know the best places to take a dip in the Land of Lincoln are the one-of-a-kind swimming holes in Illinois? There’s nothing more relaxing and refreshing than taking the plunge in one of the state’s myriad swimming holes and beaches. In fact, if you want to turn your day dip into an overnight trip, many of these swimming holes offer nearby camping and a wealth of scenic views you won’t soon forget, making for a fun little getaway in Illinois! Keep reading to uncover the swimming holes in Illinois every Illinoisan needs to know…
Have you ever been to one of these swimming holes in Illinois? If so, which ones were your favorites? We’d love to read about your experience in the comments section below!
The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum in Peoria is an interactive children's museum centered around science-themed exhibits.
The Livingston County War Museum in Pontiac features uniformed mannequins, photos, relics, and other military-related artifacts.
The Northwest Territory Historic Center in Dixon features galleries related to former Presidents Ronald Reagan and Abraham Lincoln, American farming, Native American and prairie life in Illinois, and more.
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.