11 Foolproof Ways To Make Someone From Illinois Cringe

We don’t like to complain – at least not all the time – but there are some things that just really get on your nerves if you’re from Illinois. For instance, if you’re from this state, you know the true name of our tallest skyscraper and you immediately know the most annoying thing about our northern neighbors.

Listen up, out-of-staters – these are the things that drive Illinoisans crazy. Keep scrolling for the full list.

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: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

For another fun list about Illinois, check out 11 reasons Illinoisans love and hate Chicago.

What did we leave out? Share with us the things that make you cringe!