Category Archives: Illinois

Kayaking and Canoeing in Illinois: Rivers, Rentals, & Rules

Mississippi River

If you enjoy paddling your way through scenic areas on beautiful calm waters, you’ll love canoeing in Illinois. The state has several rivers and lakes that stretch miles, including the Great Lake, so there’s a lot to explore. These rivers all have different trips with other activities to be experienced on these bodies of water. […]

16 Best Small Towns in Illinois (that You Shouldn’t Miss!)

Woodstock, IL - Nejdet Duzen - Shutterstock

Pretty much everywhere in Illinois gets overshadowed by the large (and wonderful) city of Chicago. This guide details some of the best small towns in Illinois worth a visit that will grant you a delightful city escape! From towns that were featured in films to ones with a plethora of historical sites, these Illinois small […]