Some People Don’t Know These 12 Things Came From Illinois

Illinois is famous for a lot of things. Deep dish pizza. Michael Jordan. But there are some awesome things we use every day that most of us have no idea originated in Illinois. Read on:

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:

What other common items do you know that originated in the Land of Lincoln?