Best of Illinois

The Best of Illinois from Abingdon and Addison to Yorkville and Zion. There are many things to see in Illinois, but Art Institute of Chicago, a museum in Chicago, has the highest ranking. Illinois's next best include Garfield Park Conservatory a museum in Chicago, Chicago Cultural Center a museum in Chicago, Morton Arboretum an attraction in Lisle, John G. Shedd Aquarium an attraction in Chicago and Millennium Park a park in Chicago.To find the best things to do in Illinois’s cities, see the Illinois city list below including Chicago, Bloomington, Rockford, Aurora and Champaign.


Best Things To Do in Illinois


Amusement Parks Museums
Attractions Nightlife
Bars Parks
Beaches Resorts
Bed and Breakfast Inns Restaurants
Camping Shopping
Golf Courses Wine Bars
Hotels Zoos
Microbreweries

Top 10 Illinois

  1. Art Institute of Chicago • Museum
    111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60603-6404
     • 312-563-5162

  2. Garfield Park Conservatory • Museum
    300 North Central Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60624,
     • 773-638-1766

  3. Chicago Cultural Center • Museum
    78 E. Washington St, Chicago, Il, Usa
     • 312-491-9550

  4. Morton Arboretum • Attraction
    4100 Route 53, Lisle, IL 60532,
     • 630-719-2400

  5. John G. Shedd Aquarium • Attraction
    1200 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60650
     • 312-939-2438

  6. Millennium Park • Park
    Chicago, IL
     • 877-244-2246

  7. Field Museum • Museum
    1400 S. Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605-2496
     • 312-922-9410

  8. Museum of Science and Industry • Museum
    Chicago, IL
     • 773-684-1414

  9. Brookfield Zoo • Attraction
    3300 Golf Road,Brookfield,IL,60513-1095
     • 800-201-0784

  10. Chicago Lakefront Path • Park
    Waukegan, Illinois, United States


Illinois Honorable Mentions

  • Grant Park • Park
    500 South Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60604,
     • 312-742-7648

  • Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio • Attraction
    951 Chicago Ave, Oak Park, Il
     • 708-848-1976

  • Half Price Books • Attraction
    5605 W Touhy Ave, Niles, IL -, Niles, Illinois, United States
     • 847-588-2286

  • Chicago Architecture Foundation • Attraction
    224 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60604
     • (312)-922-34329

  • Lincoln Park Zoo • Attraction
    2001 N Clark Street,Chicago,IL,60614-4757
     • 312-742-2000

Best Cities in Illinois


Abingdon (2) Genoa (2) Oglesby (3)
Addison (2) Gibson City (1) Okawville (1)
Albion (2) Gibson City (2) Okawville (2)
Aledo (2) Gillespie (2) Olney (1)
Algonquin (3) Gilman (1) Olney (2)
Alsip (2) Gilman (2) Olympia Fields (2)
Altamont (2) Glen Carbon (2) Oregon (1)
Alton (4) Glen Ellyn (2) Oregon (2)
Amboy (1) Glencoe (3) Orion (2)
Amboy (2) Glendale Heights (2) Orland Park (4)
Anna (1) Glenview (4) Oswego (2)
Anna (2) Glenwood (2) Ottawa (4)
Annawan (1) Godfrey (2) Palatine (5)
Antioch (5) Golconda (1) Palestine (2)
Apple River (1) Grafton (3) Palos Heights (3)
Arcola (2) Granite City (2) Palos Hills (2)
Arlington Heights (4) Grayslake (2) Palos Park (2)
Arthur (1) Grayville (1) Pana (1)
Arthur (2) Grayville (2) Pana (2)
Athens (2) Greenup (1) Paris (1)
Auburn (2) Greenup (2) Paris (2)
Aurora (6) Greenville (2) Park Forest (2)
Bannockburn (1) Gurnee (5) Park Ridge (4)
Bannockburn (2) Hampshire (1) Paxton (1)
Barrington (2) Hampshire (2) Paxton (2)
Bartlett (2) Hanover Park (3) Pekin (3)
Bartonville (2) Hardin (1) Peoria (5)
Batavia (2) Hardin (2) Peoria Heights (2)
Beardstown (2) Harrisburg (3) Peotone (2)
Bedford Park (2) Harvard (2) Peru (3)
Beecher (2) Harvey (3) Petersburg (1)
Belleville (3) Harwood Heights (2) Petersburg (2)
Bellwood (2) Havana (2) Pinckneyville (2)
Belvidere (2) Hazel Crest (2) Pittsfield (2)
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Bensenville (1) Henry (2) Plano (2)
Benton (2) Herrin (2) Polo (2)
Berkeley (2) Hickory Hills (2) Pontiac (3)
Berwyn (4) Highland (4) Pontoon Beach (2)
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Bourbonnais (3) Hinsdale (1) Prospect Heights (2)
Bradley (2) Hodgkins (1) Quincy (4)
Braidwood (2) Hoffman Estates (3) Rantoul (3)
Breese (1) Homewood (2) Red Bud (2)
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Brookfield (2) Island Lake (2) River Grove (2)
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Burbank (2) Jacksonville (3) Riverdale (2)
Burr Ridge (2) Jerseyville (1) Riverside (1)
Bushnell (2) Jerseyville (2) Riverton (2)
Byron (2) Johnsburg (1) Riverwoods (1)
Cahokia (1) Joliet (4) Riverwoods (2)
Cahokia (2) Jonesboro (1) Roanoke (2)
Cairo (1) Justice (2) Robinson (1)
Cairo (2) Kankakee (2) Robinson (2)
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Carlyle (2) La Salle (2) Rockton (2)
Carmi (2) Lacon (2) Rolling Meadows (2)
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Cary (2) Lake Zurich (2) Round Lake Beach (1)
Caseyville (3) Lansing (3) Rushville (2)
Centralia (1) Lawrenceville (2) Saint Charles (2)
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Champaign (6) Le Roy (2) Sandwich (2)
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Christopher (2) Lombard (5) Shorewood (2)
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Danville (3) Marshall (1) Sterling (2)
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Deerfield (3) Mascoutah (2) Stone Park (2)
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Des Plaines (3) Matteson (3) Streator (1)
Dixon (3) Mattoon (3) Streator (2)
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Du Quoin (1) Mendota (1) Sycamore (3)
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Dwight (1) Metropolis (2) Tremont (2)
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Elizabethtown (1) Morris (3) Watseka (1)
Elk Grove Village (4) Morrison (2) Watseka (2)
Elmhurst (5) Morton (3) Wauconda (2)
Elmwood Park (2) Morton Grove (2) Waukegan (4)
Eureka (2) Mount Carmel (2) West Chicago (2)
Evanston (6) Mount Prospect (2) West Dundee (1)
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Flora (1) Nauvoo (4) Wheaton (4)
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Flossmoor (2) New Lenox (2) Willow Springs (2)
Forest Park (3) Niles (4) Willowbrook (2)
Forsyth (2) Normal (3) Wilmette (4)
Fox Lake (2) Norridge (2) Wilmington (2)
Fox River Grove (2) North Aurora (2) Winfield (2)
Frankfort (3) North Chicago (1) Winnetka (3)
Franklin Park (2) North Chicago (2) Winthrop Harbor (1)
Freeburg (1) North Riverside (1) Winthrop Harbor (2)
Freeburg (2) Northbrook (5) Wonder Lake (2)
Freeport (3) Northlake (2) Wood Dale (2)
Fulton (1) Oak Brook (4) Wood River (4)
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Galena (5) Oak Lawn (4) Woodridge (2)
Galesburg (3) Oak Park (4) Woodstock (2)
Galva (2) Oakbrook Terrace (1) Worth (2)
Geneseo (1) Oakwood (1) Yorkville (2)
Geneseo (2) Oblong (2) Zion (3)
Geneva (4)