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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.

Second City Classic
Second City Classic
Food Tour in Chicago, IL USA

3-hour food tasting and cultural walking Chicago tour Tease your taste buds as we bring to life the historic and savory Gold Coast and Old Town neighborhoods as you eat delicious foods from seven one-of-a-kind specialty food stores, ethnic delis and local restaurants off the beaten track on our signature tour.


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.

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 Sparta, IL USA

Dinner and clean, live music/comedy entertainment The Gathering Place Off Broadway Dinner Music theater is a one-of-a-kind dinner music theater being dubbed "a little bit of Branson in Southern Illinois". We boast an intimate, relaxed atmosphere with state-of-art sound, lighting and acoustics.

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 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.

The Spurlock Museum
The Spurlock Museum things to do on a rainy day in Champaign, IL
Museum in Urbana, IL USA

The Spurlock Museum showcases the people and places of our world with a special emphasis on heritage through members of individual cultures and communities. The Spurlock Museum houses five different galleries that showcase the people and places of our world. Its emphasis on heritage through members of individual cultures and communities allows visitors an inside look into humanity.

The Trouble With Dead Boyfriends
The Trouble With Dead Boyfriends things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Theatre in Chicago, IL USA

Dead guys make the best prom dates.

Tinker Swiss Cottage
Tinker Swiss Cottage things to do on a rainy day in Rockford, IL
Museum in Rockford, IL USA

A rare example of Victorian exotic architecture, this 1865 Swiss cottage, was built by early Rockford industrialist and Rockford mayor Robert Tinker.

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Illinois

Attractions
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Regions

Champaign
Chicago
Joliet
Kankakee
Naperville
Peoria
Rockford
Rosemont
Schaumburg

Best Places to Stay in Illinois


Drury Inn & Suites St. Louis Fairview Heights
Guest Score:
From $115 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Fairfield Inn Marion
Guest Score:
From $89 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn & Suites Bloomington-Normal Il
Guest Score:
From $93 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Sidwell Friends Bed and Breakfast
Guest Score:
From $129 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Towneplace Suites By Marriott Joliet South
Guest Score:
From $116 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, 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.

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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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