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Illinois: Information and travel tips about when to go



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When to visit

Climate is a vital factor which has to be considered when planning for an Illinois vacation.  Illinois climate varies with extreme weather having hot summers and severe winters in general.  The severe winters experience intense rainfalls and snowfalls, a time preferable for skiers and winter sport activities.

Those who prefer the warm and sunny days can visit Illinois in early and mid autumn. The summer time, which is the preferable time for all, is the best time to see a host of events and animated programs too.

 

Top Destinations Illinois


Chicago (Illinois - United States)
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Chicago is a major city in the state of Illinois in United States. With a population of over... Next

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Springfield (Illinois - United States)
7.2
Springfield is the capital city of Illinois, USA. It belongs to Sangamon County and has a mayor-council form... Next

Family fun, Art & Culture, Romance...
Rockford (Illinois - United States)
7.2
The city of Rockford is located in Winnebago County in the state of Illinois, USA. Rockford is the county... Next

Family fun, Art & Culture, Romance...
Schaumburg (Illinois - United States)
7.2
Incorporated in 1956, Schaumburg is located in the counties of Cook and DuPage in the state of... Next

Food and Wine, Youth travel, Romance...
Alton (Illinois - United States)
7.1
Alton is a very popular city in Madison County, Illinois which is situated about 22 kilometers to the north of St. Louis, Missouri. The population was... Next

Educational, Shopping, Romance...
Champaign (Illinois - United States)
7.1
The city of Champaign is located in Champaign County in the state of Illinois, USA. Originally called... Next

Art & Culture, Romance, Family fun...
Naperville (Illinois - United States)
7.1
The city of Naperville is located in the counties of Will and DuPage in the state of Illinois,... Next

Educational, Family fun, Food and Wine...
Rosemont (Illinois - United States)
7.1
Rosemont is located in Cook County in the state of Illinois, USA. Rosemont was recently incorporated in 1956.... Next

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Waukegan (Illinois - United States)
7.1
Incorporated as a city in 1859, Waukegan is located in Lake County in the state of Illinois, USA. This region... Next

Educational, Youth travel, Green and wild...
Peoria (Illinois - United States)
7.1
The city of Peoria is located in the central region of the state of Illinois. Peoria city is considered amongst the oldest cities in the complete... Next

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Travellers' choice

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Michigan Avenue
 Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods (Chicago)
2
Millennium Park
 Other attractions (Chicago)
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Navy Pier
 Other attractions (Chicago)
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Lake Michigan
 Nature and sport (Chicago)
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Lincoln Park
 Parks and gardens (Chicago)
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The Art Institute of Chicago
 Museums (Chicago)
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Chicago Theatre
 Theaters and performance (Chicago)
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United Center
 Not to be missed (Chicago)
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Willis Tower
 Landmarks and Historic sites (Chicago)
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Field Museum
 Museums (Chicago)
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Bike tours
 Tours (Chicago)
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Children’s Museum
 Museums (Oak Lawn)
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East Saint Louis
 Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods (East Saint Louis)
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Fishing
 Nature and sport (Gurnee)
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Hiking
 Nature and sport (Gurnee)
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Illinois Aviation Museum
 Museums (Bolingbrook)
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Magnificent Mile
 Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods (Chicago)
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Orland Memorial Park Cemetery
 Other attractions (Orland Park)
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Park District
 Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods (Crystal Lake)
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St Clair Square
 Stores and shopping malls (Fairview Heights)
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Sutton Park Shopping Center
 Stores and shopping malls (Streamwood)
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The Baptists Church
 Landmarks and Historic sites (Itasca)
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The Mundelein lake
 Landmarks and Historic sites (Mundelein)
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The University of Chicago
 Not to be missed (Chicago)
25
Thiele Park
 Parks and gardens (Hillside)

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