No matter where you go, there are certain personalities and traits about locals that may stand out to you. With over 12.8 million people who call Illinois home, it’s no surprise that we may have some commonalities that non-residents might think are a bit out of the ordinary. Whether you are planning to take a trip to Illinois in the near future or you’re an Illinoisan who is just curious whether you exhibit any of these attributes, find out what makes the residents of Illinois tick.
Have you lived in Illinois or visited this state and discovered some other interesting behaviors or habits to attribute to Illinoisans? Let us know!
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Originally from the quaint beach town of Fenwick Island, Delaware, Stephanie has called Chicago home for nearly a decade. A passion for cocktail creation, international travel and decadent foodie experiences, enjoy Stephanie's romp through the Land of Lincoln. A circus performer, stuntwoman, professed travel buff and lover of Tom Waits, Stephanie is looking forward to sharing her favorite Chicago haunts with both adventurous locals and curious travelers.