Welcome to our Illinois category – your comprehensive guide to the Prairie State. Experience the architectural wonders of Chicago, the historic charm of Springfield, and the scenic beauty of the Shawnee National Forest. Learn about the best times to visit, local customs, and Illinois’s rich culinary tradition. Whether you’re planning to explore Route 66, follow in the footsteps of Abraham Lincoln, or enjoy Chicago’s vibrant arts scene, our category offers the insights needed for a memorable Illinois journey.