Illinois is home to rich culture, vibrant nature, and the port to several Chicago IL Cruises. Whether you’re in the north, center, or south region of Illinois, you’ll be amazed by all the activities this state has to offer. Learn American history through central Illinois, also known as the Land of Lincoln. Visit the Presidential Museum in Springfield, and don’t forget to make a stop at Abraham Lincoln’s home. If you’re looking for a bit more adventurous experience, enjoy Decatur's Scovill Zoo, entertaining for all ages. While in Illinois, make sure you drive through historic Route 66, and grab a bite at a classic diner for the full experience.
Northern Illinois features one of the most popular cities in America, the beautiful city of Chicago. It’s iconic skyline, food hubs, museums, entertainment, and outdoors exceed a traveller’s expectations. Walk around the Navy-Pier and the Millenium Park, these are a must while you’re in the city. Plus, you’ll definitely want your picture taken by the iconic Chicago Bean. Immerse yourself in the refreshing nature the Botanic Garden has for you, or get inspired at the world-class Art Institute of Chicago. Do some serious shopping at the Magnificent Mile, and finish your day grabbing a bite. Chicago is well-known for its deep-dish pizza and its wide variety of cuisines to choose from.
Southern and western Illinois are home to lots of fun trails and wineries. The Shawnee Hills Wine Trail by Carbondale is one of the top attractions in the region. If you’re into intense hikes, then the Shawnee National Forest is just for you. Located by Harrisburg, these hiking trails feature breathtaking scenes and ancient rock formations. Wander around the well-preserved Mississippi River Valley, and feel in the 19th century.
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Updated 10/29/20 - lls