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Illinois Tourism and Sightseeing
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Prairie Farms
Prairie Farms
Shopping in Champaign, IL USA

Prairie Farm features traditional farm animals such as sheep, pigs, horses, cows, goats, chickens, ducks and geese. Visitors are welcome to pet the farm's animals in the petting area or enjoy a trolley ride around the farm. Prairie Farm features traditional farm animals such as sheep, pigs, horses, cows, goats, chickens, ducks and geese. Visitors are welcome to pet the farm's animals in the petting area.


Reed's Canoe Trips
Reed's Canoe Trips
Boating in Kankakee, IL USA

Travel the Scenic Kankakee River in one of Reed's Canoes Reed's Canoe offers three trips ranging in length from 2 to 6 hours, and are suitable for new and experienced canoeists.

Regal City North Stadium 14 IMAX & RPX
Regal City North Stadium 14 IMAX & RPX things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Imax Theatre in Chicago, IL USA


Regal Lincolnshire Stadium 15 & IMAX
Regal Lincolnshire Stadium 15 & IMAX things to do on a rainy day in Schaumburg, IL
Imax Theatre in Lincolnshire, IL USA


Scovill Zoo
Scovill Zoo
Zoo in Decatur, IL USA

Take a trip on the wild side! Right at home within this 15-acre attraction are hundreds of wild and domestic animals from around the world. Visiting their "neighborhood" might mean howling like a wolf, feeding and petting a pygmy goat, or watching a snake wiggle. Hop aboard the Z.O. & O.


Segway at Cantigny Park
Segway at Cantigny Park
Segway PT Tour in Wheaton, IL USA

Segway tours available at Cantigny Park At Cantigny Park we provide the unique fun of riding a Segway, surrounded by the pristine beauty of Cantigny’s Gardens, Museums, Architecture an various other Cantigny attractions.

Segway Experience of Chicago
Segway Experience of Chicago
Segway PT Tour in Chicago, IL USA

Looking for one of the most unique and fun things to do in Chicago? Take the best sightseeing tour in Chicago on a Segway!á Segway Experience of Chicago is the Windy City's only Segway-authorized dealership and touring company.

Seneca Shipyard Days Bags Tourney
Seneca Shipyard Days Bags Tourney
Sport in Seneca, IL USA

Throw bags and win money Shipyard Days is one of the best summer festivals in the Midwest, and this year we'll do a top notch bags tourney on June 21st as part of Shipyard Days...

Shawnee Hills WIne Trail
Shawnee Hills WIne Trail
Recreation in Cobden, IL USA
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A collection of wineries in the Shawnee Hills (Southern IL) The Shawnee Hill Wine Trail is a collection of wineries along a 30 mile "trail" through the Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois. Various events are hosted by the individual wineries and by the Wine Trail Association throughout the year.


Shawnee National Forest
Shawnee National Forest
Nature in Harrisburg, IL USA

Come visit the only National Forest in Illinois! Administered by the U.S.D.A. Forest Service, the Shawnee National Forest is one of 155 national forests nationwide.

SinZation Male Revue
SinZation Male Revue
Dance in Chicago, IL USA

Join our emcee Honey West at SinZation every Saturday

Spring Into New Museum Exhibits
Spring Into New Museum Exhibits things to do on a rainy day in Rockford, IL
Museum in Rockford, IL USA

Six Ethnic Galleries display cultural exhibits!

Summer Fest
Summer Fest
Recreation in Glenview, IL USA

Summer Festival Outdoor Sale Glenview’s Summer Fest—scheduled for June 27 this year—has morphed again, with fantastic new features, alongside lots of family favorites.

Summerfield Zoo
Summerfield Zoo
Zoo in Belvidere, IL USA

Zoo Summerfield Zoo’s main objective is to provide an up close and personal animal experience for the whole family! As a small zoo, visitors can get up close and meet many of our animals.

Tastebud Tours - Chicago
Tastebud Tours - Chicago
Food Tour in Chicago, IL USA

Walk with us through the heart of Chicago on our taste adventure, stopping at five memorable restaurants and food specialty shops. Chicago is the city of deep dish pizza, Chicago-style hot dogs and the Italian beef sandwich, and Tastebud Tours wants you to enjoy the tastes of these wonderful foods which are unique to our great city.

The Gathering Place Off Broadway Dinner Music Theater
The Gathering Place Off Broadway Dinner Music Theater things to do on a rainy day in Illinois
Theatre in Carbondale, IL USA

Dinner and clean, live music/comedy entertainment

The Murder Mystery Company in Chicago
The Murder Mystery Company in Chicago things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Theatre in Chicago, IL USA

Murder Mystery Dinner Shows available in Chicago The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live, interactive murder mystery dinner theater shows for public and private audiences in Chicago and surrounding areas throughout Illinois.

The People's Choice Family Fun Center
The People's Choice Family Fun Center
Excursion in Waukegan, IL USA

43,000 square feet of Family Fun Our owner John Sarantakis began his business at the age of 16 with a five & dime store, he opened prior to going to high school, would close it while he was in school and reopen it when he was done with school.

The Pickwick Society Tea Room, Gifts & Antiques
The Pickwick Society Tea Room, Gifts & Antiques things to do on a rainy day in Illinois
Recreation in Frankfort, IL USA

Loosely based on Louisa May Alcott's novel, Little Women, with menu items named for characters. Specialties include homemade bakery items, adult tea parties and showers. Check website for special events.

The Science Center of Southern Illinois
The Science Center of Southern Illinois things to do on a rainy day in Illinois
Science Museum in Carbondale, IL USA

Encouraging children to develop their natural curiosity and exploration through hands-on experience. Featuring many interactive science exhibits targeting ages 3-13. this museum has it all. Welcome to the Science Center of Illinois! In 1994, The Science Center of Southern Illinois opened its doors and an incredible journey of innovative hand-on science education and fun began. Since that day, we have welcomed many visitors from communities near and far.

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Champaign
Chicago
Joliet
Kankakee
Naperville
Rockford
Rosemont
Schaumburg

Best Places to Stay in Illinois


Drury Inn & Suites Champaign
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From $90 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Embassy Peoria East Peoria
Guest Score:
From $128 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Mattoon
Guest Score:
From $84 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Quality Inn Litchfield
Guest Score:
From $54 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Town & Country Inn And Suites
Guest Score:
From $86 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.

Best Time to Visit Illinois


The best time to visit Illinois is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the mid 50's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's.

Spring Visit Illinois in the summerSummer Visit Illinois in the fallFall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in Illinois


Month Low Avg High
January 14.2 22.6 30.9
February 19.2 27.9 36.5
March 29.1 38.7 48.3
April 39.1 50.0 60.9
May 49.5 61.0 72.5
June 59.3 70.5 81.7
July 64.0 74.6 85.1
August 62.2 72.6 83.0
September 53.7 65.1 76.4
October 42.2 53.3 64.4
November 31.6 40.2 48.8
December 20.3 28.1 35.8

Destinations in and around Illinois to Visit



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