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Summer Fun in Illinois

From Chicago's lakefront beaches to scenic road trips along the Mississippi River, soak in the summer sun with activities throughout Illinois.

Summer is the season for exploring every corner of Illinois. Keep reading to discover must-do activities, articles from our blog, and highlights of places to enjoy the beautiful Midwestern sun.

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Find unexpected ways to enjoy Illinois in this biannual magazine that explores every corner of the state. Each issue offers a mix of travel stories, stunning photography and timely trip ideas that make the most of each season.

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@midwestcolorcamp

had the amazing opportunity to join in with @outdoorafro for their #meetup at @starvedrockstatepark over the weekend. it was so invigorating to see so many Black...

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Starved Rock State Park

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@midwestcolorcamp

had the amazing opportunity to join in with @outdoorafro for their #meetup at @starvedrockstatepark over the weekend. it was so invigorating to see so many Black...

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@molocko10

Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn’t know this, so it goes on flying anyways. 🐝 || Fearless is...

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Grafton, Illinois

#bumblebee #fearless #fly

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@molocko10

Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn’t know this, so it goes on flying anyways. 🐝 || Fearless is...

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@lainidimonte

This was not the first attempt 👉🏼

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Giant City State Park

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@lainidimonte

This was not the first attempt 👉🏼

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@mirarprod

think b i g g e r. #drone. #aerialphotography • • • • #marketing #promo #promoteyourself #digitalads #digitalmarketing #contentcreator #content #advertising #djimavicpro #smalbusiness #branding #brand #smallbusinessmarketing #marketyourself #brandawareness #chicagobrands #chicagobusiness...

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Chicago Botanic Garden

#advertising #aerialphotography #brand

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@mirarprod

think b i g g e r. #drone. #aerialphotography • • • • #marketing #promo #promoteyourself #digitalads #digitalmarketing #contentcreator #content #advertising #djimavicpro #smalbusiness #branding #brand #smallbusinessmarketing #marketyourself #brandawareness #chicagobrands #chicagobusiness...

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@inversely_pro

Japanese Garden ⛩ 🌳@chicagobotanic . . . . . #pinetree #pinetrees #bonsai #bonsaitree #japanesegarden #chicagobotanicgarden #trees

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Chicago Botanic Garden

#bonsai #bonsaitree #chicagobotanicgarden

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@inversely_pro

Japanese Garden ⛩ 🌳@chicagobotanic . . . . . #pinetree #pinetrees #bonsai #bonsaitree #japanesegarden #chicagobotanicgarden #trees

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@msolstrand

Starved Rock✨ ___________________________________ #starvedrock #starvedrockstatepark #nature #doginnature #sun #beutiful #beutifuldestinations #explore #aupair #beagle #hollyday #usa #sunnyday #sunday #tb #tbt #instagood #instalove #love #instatravel #aupair #aupairusa #norwegiangirl #naturelove #mammut...

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Starved Rock State Park

#aupair #aupairusa #beagle

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@msolstrand

Starved Rock✨ ___________________________________ #starvedrock #starvedrockstatepark #nature #doginnature #sun #beutiful #beutifuldestinations #explore #aupair #beagle #hollyday #usa #sunnyday #sunday #tb #tbt #instagood #instalove #love #instatravel #aupair #aupairusa #norwegiangirl #naturelove #mammut...

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@thedestinationdiary_

Loved exploring Starved Rock State Park! There are tons of trails that lead to many different waterfalls and canyons! . If you are looking for places to...

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Starved Rock State Park

#adventure #aroundtheworldpix #awesomeearthpix

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@thedestinationdiary_

Loved exploring Starved Rock State Park! There are tons of trails that lead to many different waterfalls and canyons! . If you are looking for places to...

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@ninja97_fit

Mental health is just as important as physical health. I’m determined to get back to my happy place this summer💞 . . #health #peace #nature #love #life #happy #instagood...

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Shawnee National Forest

#happy #hashtag #health

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Mental health is just as important as physical health. I’m determined to get back to my happy place this summer💞 . . #health #peace #nature #love #life #happy #instagood...


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