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Exploration Station
Exploration Station things to do on a rainy day in Kankakee, IL
Museum in Bourbonnais, IL USA

Exploration Station...a children's museum is a hands-on exploration and discovery museum for children and their families, teachers and care givers. At Exploration Station, children can climb inside the tower of a medieval castle, fly a jet plane, sail on a pirate ship, dig for dinosaurs, become a store clerk, drive a tractor and much more. Available for birthday parties, slumber parties, and special group events.


Family Night at Splash City
Family Night at Splash City
Recreation in Collinsville, IL USA

Family Nights are Back at Splash City Bring the family to swim for just $7 per person. Snacks will be available. Every Tuesday from June 7 until August 9, guests of all ages can save. Registration is not required.

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.

Game Night Out
Game Night Out things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Recreation in Chicago, IL USA

Play family/friends in a series of all original party games! You have most likely shared a night with friends or family in a living room playing charades, right? Game Night Out ™ takes this to the next level and offers a new opportunity to connect with family, friends, or co-workers in the real world.

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



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


Got Her Back
Got Her Back things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Theatre in Chicago, IL USA

A Fundraising Female Variety Show

Gotcha Covered
Gotcha Covered things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Theatre in Chicago, IL USA

A Vocal Competition & Music Comedy Show An MCL Chicago Production Get ready for a no holds bar vocal competition and music comedy show! Four contestants will compete in a four week vocal competition singing their best cover songs based off weekly themes and challenges.

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. Visit the Historic City Hall and Opera House of Sandwich, Illinois. Tours given to guests upon request. Hear a little history of the building, see the old dressing rooms and visit the jail. Tours are free but donations are always accepted.

Hogg Hollow Winery
Hogg Hollow Winery things to do on a rainy day in Illinois
Winery in Eddyville, IL USA

Cozy family owned winery We are a small family owned and operated winery. We produce and bottle 15 wines all made from local grown Illinois grapes and fruit. We design and print our own labels and also offer personalized labels for a wedding or event.

Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena
Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena
Sport in Kankakee, IL USA

See the premier family ice sports complex in the Greater Kankakee area, a part of the Kankakee Valley Park District.

Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor
Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor
National Park in Lockport, IL USA

National Park The Illinois & Michigan Canal, completed in 1848, connected the Great Lakes to the Mississippi River watershed along a longstanding Indian portage route. The 97-mile canal extended from the Chicago River near Lake Michigan to the Illinois River at Peru, Illinois.

Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame and Museum
Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame and Museum things to do on a rainy day in Illinois
Museum in Pontiac, IL USA

History of the Mother Road in Illinois The Illinois Route 66 Museum has artifacts, photos, videos, and more. The history of Route 66 in Illinois and the City of Pontiac is on display. Bob Waldmire Road Yacht, VW van, and a collection of his art works are part of the adventure. Donation only admission.

International Museum of Surgical Science
International Museum of Surgical Science things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Science Museum in Chicago, IL USA

The Museum's four floors are filled with extraordinary artifacts, as well as paintings, illustrations and sculptures that interpret the archaic and modern healing practices of Eastern and Western civilizations.

Jingle Bags Cornhole Tournament
Jingle Bags Cornhole Tournament things to do on a rainy day in Illinois
Recreation in Deer Grove, IL USA

Bean bag Tournament Kick off the Holiday Season with a great day of bags, beer, and beef. Santa's helpers might make a special appearance! We'll do 2 blind draws followed by a bring your own partner tournament.Check in starts at 11am and bags fly at noon.

John Deere (waterloo)
John Deere (waterloo) things to do on a rainy day in Quad Cities, IL
Factory Tour in East Moline, IL USA

John Deere Factory Tour - Come see how quality is built. Plan a visit to some of the world's most modern and efficient factories. You'll see how traditional John Deere quality is built into every machine.

Kankakee County Speedway
Kankakee County Speedway
Recreation in Kankakee, IL USA

Stock Car Racing Fun-filled racing action roars through Kankakee County on Friday nights. Kankakee Motor Speedway has seasonal stock car racing including UMP Late Models, UMP Modified, UMP Street Stocks, or the I-Mods.

Kankakee Railroad Museum
Kankakee Railroad Museum things to do on a rainy day in Kankakee, IL
Museum in Kankakee, IL USA

Experience railroad history at the Kankakee Railroad Museum See large operating, running model train displays and railroad memorabilia within Kankakee's restored train depot. The museum also features a scale model replicating the city of Kankakee during the 1950's.

Klehm Arboretum
Klehm Arboretum
Museum in Rockford, IL USA

Tour this 155-acre "living museum filled with spectacular gardens and rare trees with a guide or on your own. A 1.8 mile, handicapped-accessible paved path winds through the arboretum plus many secondary, chipped trails. Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden is a 155-acre "living museum filled with spectacular gardens and rare trees.

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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


2BR Rustic Villa
Guest Score:
From $165 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Morton Peoria Area
Guest Score:
From $97 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Holiday Inn Express Moline - Quad Cities Area
Guest Score:
From $87 / night.


Lincoln Way Inn B&B
Guest Score:
From $139 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Ukrainian Village Apartment
Guest Score:
From $180 / night.


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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