Illinois April 02, 2020
7 Quick Road Trips In Illinois You Can Take This Weekend
Try one of these weekend road trips through Illinois for a chance to see the state from your car. There’s something for everyone on this list of trips you can take all around the Land of Lincoln.
Visit waterfalls, abandoned places, haunted attractions, castles, and much more. Scroll on for more details.
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
1. Road Trip To The Scariest Places
This haunted weekend road trip features 10 destinations that are rumored to have ghosts and other freaky paranormal activity. This trip is not for the faint of heart, but it is loads of fun for adventure-seekers. You'll come across cemeteries, old mansions, a state hospital, and more.
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2. Roadside Attractions Trip
Fuel up the car for a trip that will take you across the entire state to see its most unique and, frankly, odd attractions. Statues, one-of-a-kind water towers, memorials, paintings, and more are found on this road trip.
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3. Waterfalls Road Trip
Discover seven different waterfalls on one of the best weekend road trips in the state. Those who love hiking will enjoy getting out to stretch their legs in between each drive to go looking for these falls.
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4. Great River Road
A scenic drive up and down the Mississippi River always makes for an excellent road trip. There are places to stop along the way depending on where you are and what you're looking to do, but the best parts are the natural sights and preserves along the way.
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5. Small Town Road Trip
You could spend all day enjoying this eight-hour road trip that loops you through a chain of small towns in northern Illinois. Each is more charming than the last.
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6. Abandoned Places Road Trip
This trip is excellent for people who are trying to avoid crowds. You'll get to explore that which has been left behind by society. From old estates and hospitals to bridges and farm equipment, there is much in Illinois that has been left to decay.
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7. Road Trip To The Most Majestic Castles
What other weekend road trips are you looking forward to taking? Share your thoughts with us below in the comments.
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