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Starved Rock State Park
The sun paints the sky and the Illinois River beautiful shades of orange at Starved Rock State Park in Utica, Illinois.
Don't miss a ride on the Wave Swinger or the 150-foot-high Ferris wheel at Chicago's Navy Pier.
Main Street, Galena
Galena, Illinois' downtown features century-old buildings housing shops and restaurants.
Delicate, bell-shape white flowers bloom on Silverbell (Halesia Carolina) in an Illinois garden.
Millennium Park Bean
Cloud Gate sculpture (nicknamed the Bean) at Chicago's Millennium Park reflects the city's skyscrapers—and visitors.
Cache River State Natural Area
Cypress trees stand tall in the Cache River State Natural area in Belknap, Illinois. Visitors can experience this lost world while paddling a canoe through 6 miles of trails that wind through rivers, swamps and ponds.
Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site
Lincoln's Tomb in Springfield, Illinois' Oak Ridge Cemetery is the final resting place of the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln; his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln; and three of their four sons.
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
The sights and sounds of nature surround visitors at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie in Wilmington, Illinois.
Snow dusts Naper Settlement in Naperville, Illinois, where a 12-acre village celebrates life in a 19th-century Midwestern town.
31st Street Beach
Enjoy the water view at 31st Street and Lake Shore Drive in Chicago.
University of Illinois Arboretum
Learn about plants and enjoy nature's beauty at the University of Illinois Arboretum in Urbana, Illinois.
Apple River Canyon
Water, trees in fall colors and cliffs line the Primrose Trail at Illinois' Apple River Canyon State Park.
The Spirit of Peoria
The Spirit of Peoria paddle wheeler cruises up and down the Illinois River and makes frequent stops at Starved Rock State Park in Utica, Illinois.
Oak Street Beach
Chicago's Oak Street Beach stretches like a carpet beneath Magnificent Mile skyscrapers. Palm trees dot the sand, and a swath of pebbles lines the Lake Michigan shore.
Allerton Park and Retreat Center
More than 100 sculptures dot the gardens at Allerton Park in Monticello, Illinois.