Illinois August 15, 2022
The Best Sight In The World Is Actually A Road Sign That Says Welcome To Illinois
Picture it: you’ve been driving for hours. You’ve gone through all of your playlists, twice, listened to every podcast, and exhausted all conversations with your fellow passengers, and then you see it: Welcome to Illinois. This beautiful sign is a beacon of hope because you’ve reached your destination! Now you just need to figure out a game plan.
There's nothing sweeter than seeing the Welcome to Illinois sign.
No matter which direction you come from...
...whether you arrive by plane, train, or car, it's always a sigh of relief to see. Now the question is, what will you do?
Do you have your sights set on Chicago?
There’s plenty to explore in Chicago. From the Navy Pier to the Field Museum, there’s plenty to explore just on
Or maybe you'd rather take things at a slower pace.
There are plenty of
small towns in Illinois
that are worthy of a day trip. One of our favorites is
which was recently voted one of the coolest small towns in the country!
Of course, the raw, rugged, beautiful natural landscape of Illinois can't be overlooked.
No matter what time of year you visit, Illinois has plenty of
state parks that showcase our state's beauty.
For incredible sandstone canyons, waterfalls, and mesmerizing scenery, you can’t top the beauty found at
Starved Rock State Park.
Don't forget about some of the
lesser-known state parks in Illinois.
With 69 state parks, 11 recreation areas, and six state forests, there's always an outdoor adventure waiting for you in Illinois.
No matter what brings you to Illinois, we welcome you with open arms.
Welcome to The Land of Lincoln! Stick around, you'll love it here.
For even more awesome Illinois adventures, check out some of our most popular
road trips in Illinois.