10 Underrated Places In Illinois That Even Natives Have Never Heard Of
Spanning 57,915 square miles, Illinois is a very large state, meaning we have room for a wealth of attractions. While many are well-known, there are some underrated places around the state that even most residents don’t know exist. Some might even be in your own backyard.
From places to eat and stay to fun excursions and roadside attractions, here are 10 spots you don’t want to miss in Illinois. Read on for all the details and be sure to click the links below each picture for more information.
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.