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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.


Bac Skyview 2 Drive-In
Bac Skyview 2 Drive-In
Drive-In Movie in Belleville, IL USA


Bike Chicago Rentals & Tours
Bike Chicago Rentals & Tours
Segway PT Tour in Chicago, IL USA

The Amazing Lakefront Chicago Segway Tour | bikechicago.com. The Amazing Lakefront Chicago Segway tour glides through Grant Park to Buckingham Fountain, with views of the Chicago skyline, Millennium Park, and the Museum Campus. /.

Bob Hageman
Bob Hageman things to do on a rainy day in Illinois
Shopping in Cobden, IL USA

Assemblage Art Exhibition Fans of artful humor, irony and whimsy will find things to tickle their funny bone in this exhibition by anthill gallery owners Linda Austin and Bob Hageman.

Bronzeville Children's Museum
Bronzeville Children's Museum things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Childrens Museum in Chicago, IL USA

The first and only African American children's museum in the country. Our philosophy of building children's minds is reinforced by a unique guided tour format that emphasizes the educational message each exhibit is designed to achieve.


Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site things to do on a rainy day in Illinois
Historic Site in Collinsville, IL USA

Largest prehistoric Indian site in the US

Camp Shaw
Camp Shaw
Recreation in Manteno, IL USA

Camping, hiking and outings, oh my! Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See was established in 1946 and has been serving Kankakee and surrounding counties for over sixty years! Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See provides the community with an open-youth camping program for children ages 7-16 each summer.

Cernan Earth & Space Center (triton College)
Cernan Earth & Space Center (triton College) things to do on a rainy day in Illinois
Science Museum in River Grove, IL USA

Features a variety of earth and sky shows and earth and space exhibits. The Cernan Earth and Space Center of Triton College features a variety of earth and sky shows, children's shows, laser light shows, earth and space exhibits, a membership program and the Start Store gift shop.

Cinemark @ Seven Bridges and IMAX
Cinemark @ Seven Bridges and IMAX things to do on a rainy day in Illinois
Imax Theatre in Woodridge, IL USA



Comedy Dance Workshop
Comedy Dance Workshop things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Dance in Chicago, IL USA

A Dance Workshop as part of Dance Chicago 25 Years! Two T-Rexes walked onto a stage... and that led to the creation of a comedy dance group. Comedy Dance Chicago’s first full-length show debuted at Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival in 2016, and they haven't stopped since.

Curtis Orchard
Curtis Orchard
Tour in Champaign, IL USA

This 80-acre apple orchard, pumpkin patch and entertainment farm offers activities for the whole family. Curtis Orchard is an 80-acre apple orchard, pumpkin patch and entertainment farm offers activities for the whole family.

Ethnic Heritage Museum
Ethnic Heritage Museum things to do on a rainy day in Rockford, IL
Museum in Rockford, IL USA

Six nationalities that helped shape the cultural region are represented in this home museum, built in 1850. Galleries: African American, Irish, Italian, Lithuanian, Polish, and Hispanic. Six nationalities that helped shape the cultural region are represented in this home museum, built in 1850.

FREE Youth Paper Craft Workshop on African Masks
FREE Youth Paper Craft Workshop on African Masks things to do on a rainy day in Quad Cities, IL
Recreation in Moline, IL USA

Do your kids need a FREE fun Summer activity? Integrity: Arts & Culture Association (IACA) is sponsoring a Youth Paper Craft Workshop on African Masks on in Moline Public Library's Gold Room. There are two different projects being taught.

Geneva Classic Car Show
Geneva Classic Car Show
Recreation in Geneva, IL USA

Classic Car Show From 6 - 8pm, free admission. Check out the antique, custom build, muscle, and sport cars. Enjoy delicious treats and a DJ.

GQT Randall 15 + IMAX
GQT Randall 15 + IMAX things to do on a rainy day in Illinois
Imax Theatre in Batavia, IL USA


GQT Savoy 16 + IMAX
GQT Savoy 16 + IMAX things to do on a rainy day in Champaign, IL
Imax Theatre in Savoy, IL USA


Highwood Wednesday Evening Gourmet Markets
Highwood Wednesday Evening Gourmet Markets
Food Tour in Highwood, IL USA

Weekly family and pet friendly events with local food In its 10th season, these markets are recognized as one of the best outdoor markets on the North Shore.

Historic Pleasant Home
Historic Pleasant Home things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Historic Site in Oak Park, IL USA

Guided tours of Pleasant Home are offered year-round to individuals and groups and they allow you to explore this Prairie School design. Explore this opulent mansion designed by prominent Prairie School architect George W. Maher in 1897. A National Historic Landmark, Pleasant Home features a wonderful Arts & Crafts interior with art glass windows and intricate carved wood. Museum shop on site.

Historic Sandwich Opera House
Historic Sandwich Opera House things to do on a rainy day in Illinois
Historic Site in Sandwich, IL USA

Tour the Historic buidling from 1879. Check out our website for current information about performances. Concert Venue. Live theatrical performances. A Wedding and Party Room rental. The Sandwich Opera House preserves a space in history and allows you to go back in time.

Holiday Open House
Holiday Open House things to do on a rainy day in Naperville, IL
Shopping in Naperville, IL USA

Holiday Open House Saturday & Sunday, November 16 & 17, Naperville & Aurora A most wonderful weekend of holiday magic, festive decorations, & tasty treats.

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Illinois

Attractions
Activities
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Places to stay

Regions

Champaign
Chicago
Joliet
Naperville
Rosemont
Schaumburg

Best Places to Stay in Illinois


Country Inn & Suites By Radisson Galena Il
Guest Score:
From $81 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.
Jail Hill Inn
Guest Score:
From $375 / night.


Magnolia Coach House
Guest Score:
From $183 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Silversmith Hotel Downtown Chicago
Guest Score:
From $179 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.

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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