Explore What The Land Of Lincoln Has To Offer With An Illinois Vacation.

Taking an Illinois vacation may just be one of the best ways to enjoy what the Midwest has to offer!

Illinois can offer you and your family any adventure you are looking for.

The Land of Lincoln may have the largest city located in the Midwest but I know that this state has so much more than just what Chicago has to offer.

Illinois can offer your family a unique perspective on the Midwest that can only be seen in this great state!

There are fun family activities everywhere. Take the time to slow down and enjoy!

Your family's vacation could consist of visiting some of these great locations and attractions throughout the state:

  • Springfield is the capital of Illinois and will offer so many attractions with great Lincoln history. Visiting the Lincoln Library and home will provide a little history to your family vacation.
  • Galena is a beautiful small town to visit any time of year! This small town is a wonderfully relaxing vacation to add into an Illinois vacation.
  • Quincy is a beautiful river town that has breathtaking architecture, museums, parks and any other family activity you may be looking for. Quincy has the small town qualities that you will fall in-love with when you visit.
  • Travel Route 66 to enjoy some of the nostalgia of Illinois small towns and history.

The land of the Lincoln offers beautiful scenery in different parts of the state with views of the Mississippi River, Lake Michigan and the heart of America with its amazing farm land throughout.


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Take time to explore one of the outstanding Illinois state parks in the area that you and your family are planning to visit!

Perhaps your Illinois travel with your family could consist of following one of the following byways:

  • Illinois Great River Road
  • Illinois National Historic Road
  • Illinois River Road
  • Lincoln Highway
  • Meeting of the Great River Roads
  • Ohio River Scenic Byway
  • Route 66

Illinois has great accommodations for hotels, resorts and beautiful bed and breakfasts anywhere you are looking to visits.

Planning your vacation around one of these family activities will guaranteed to meet you and your family’s Midwest vacation expectations!

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