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Exploration Station...A Children's Museum
Exploration Station...A Children's Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Kankakee, IL
Museum in Bourbonnais, IL USA

This children's museum is a must-see attraction in Perry Farm Park. Little imaginations grow big in this world of discovery and make-believe.

Rock Cut State Park
Rock Cut State Park Top Attraction!
Nature in Loves Park, IL USA

Beautiful Illinois state park with two lakes set off the park's 3,092 acres. Pierce Lake, with 162 acres, is a retreat for people wanting to fish, ice fish or ice skate. A second 50-acre Olson Lake is especially for swimmers.

Discovery Center Museum
Discovery Center Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Rockford, IL
Museum in Rockford, IL USA

John Deere Pavilion
John Deere Pavilion Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Quad Cities, IL
Tour in Moline, IL USA

The John Deere Pavilion is a premier Quad Cities vacation and group tour destination, with exhibits of antique tractors and new farm equipment, multimedia exhibits, and kid's activities. The John Deere Pavilion celebrates the American heartland from the first horse-drawn plow to the latest modern-day combines and tractors that people can climb on and sit in the cab.

Celebration Belle Riverboat
Celebration Belle Riverboat Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Quad Cities, IL
Boating in Moline, IL USA

Cruise, dine, & dance aboard the popular Celebration Belle!

Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park
Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park Top Attraction!
Nature in University Park, IL USA

Explore the nature of sculpture. Sited across 100 acres of rolling prairie landscape, this 27-piece collection features monumental works by di Suvero, Hunt, Puryear and others.

Windy City Thunderbolts
Windy City Thunderbolts Top Attraction!
Recreation in Crestwood, IL USA

The Windy City ThunderBolts baseball brings affordable family entertainment all summer long at Standard Bank Stadium. 2007 & 2008 Frontier League Champions! Call to reserve groups or parties today!

Orland Square
Orland Square Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Joliet, IL
Shopping in Orland Park, IL USA

Enclosed, two-level shopping center featuring Apple, Coach, A/X Armani, Fox Dry Goods and over 150 fine shops & restaurants.

Balmoral Park Race Track
Balmoral Park Race Track Top Attraction!
Scenic in Crete, IL USA

Club Dining Room, VIP room, Casual Grandstand or Stable Suite Packages and luxurious private Sulky Suites available. Complimentary admission to Grandstand and Group Discounts.

Kankakee River State Park
Kankakee River State Park Top Attraction!
Boating in Bourbonnais, IL USA

The 4,000-acre park extends along both sides of the Kankakee River offering unspoiled settings that are surrounded by scenic bluffs and woods. The park includes hiking trails, biking trails, canoeing, fishing, camping, cross-country skiing, snowmobile trails, picnic areas, hunting, boat launches, and much more! In addition there are several shelters available for picnic events.

#1 Chicago Tours
#1 Chicago Tours
Segway PT Tour in Chicago, IL USA

The most fun tours in Chicago!

16th Street Theater
16th Street Theater things to do on a rainy day in Illinois
Theatre in Berwyn, IL USA

Presenters of engaging and thought-provoking new plays 16th Street has become one of the areas most intimate and highly regarded presenters of engaging and thought-provoking new plays. Chicago Reader named 16th Street "Best Emerging Theater" for bringing excellent, divers and affordable theater to all in our community.

Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours
Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours
Tour in Chicago, IL USA

Chicago Segway Tours offers Segway Tours at 2 locations Come tour Chicago on an exciting Chicago segway tour adventure. While gliding effortlessly, enjoy the Lakefront and learn the history of our city on this exciting and informative Chicago segway tour conducted by our friendly and professional tour guides.

African American Civil War Soldiers Monument
African American Civil War Soldiers Monument
Historic Site in Decatur, IL USA

Located in downtown Decatur. This unique work of art is one of only a handful of sculptured tributes to the African American War soldier in the entire country. Commissioned by the City of Decatur, the work was designed and created by renowned artist Preston Jackson.

African American Hall of Fame Museum
African American Hall of Fame Museum things to do on a rainy day in Peoria, IL
Hall of Fame Museum in Peoria, IL USA

Alto Vineyards
Alto Vineyards
Recreation in Champaign, IL USA

Taste some of the finest wines produced in the US at Alto Vineyards. Whether you need a bottle or a glass, this award winning wine, produced locally, is sure to refresh your taste buds and offer you a little piece of heaven. The Renzaglia Family welcomes you to Alto Vineyards and invites you to taste some of the finest wines produced in the US. Whether you need a bottle of wine, that special gift or just want to unwind with a glass of our finest, come join us.

Anita Dee Yacht Charters
Anita Dee Yacht Charters
Boating in Chicago, IL USA

Yacht Charter Service At Anita Dee Yacht Charters we have two luxury yachts available to make your event special. Our services also include event coordination, catering, and entertainment. Call us today to get started on your completely customized, luxury event.

Annabelle Street Festival in Anna, IL
Annabelle Street Festival in Anna, IL
Recreation in Anna, IL USA

Music, Wine Tasting, Classic Car Show, Painting Party The Annabelle Street Festival is a two-day event. On Friday, June 9, 2017, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Arlington Greens
Arlington Greens
Golf in Granite City, IL USA

Arlington Greens is a full service public golf facility. The 18- hole, 7,200 yard golf course, driving range and clubhouse is a high quality golfing, banquet and meeting facility serving the heart of the fast growing Metro- East area. Arlington Greens Golf Course is a facility of the Collinsville Area Recreation District Arlington Greens is an 18-hole, public golf facility located near Granite City, Illinois that has undergone extensive improvements.

Ayn Rand in Love
Ayn Rand in Love things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Theatre in Chicago, IL USA

Award winning musical "Ayn Rand in Love" at MCL Chicago

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Places to stay



Best Places to Stay in Illinois

Homestyle Inn And Suites Springfield
Guest Score:
From $50 / night.

Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
JW Marriott Chicago
Guest Score:
From $179 / night.

Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant, Free Breakfast.
Loews Chicago Hotel
Guest Score:
From $179 / night.

Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant, Free Breakfast.
Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel
Guest Score:
From $184 / night.

Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Sonesta Es Suites Chicago Schaumburg
Guest Score:
From $119 / night.

Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

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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