The 13 Most Beautiful Places in Illinois | Illinois Travel Guide 2019

The 13 Most Beautiful Places in Illinois | Illinois Travel Guide 2019

Real Estate Tips:
Investing in real estate is one way to earn a return on your money as long as you choose your property wisely and purchase at a fair price. You can purchase a home and sell it when it increases in value. You can also purchase rental properties that provide you with an income, although you must deal with the headaches of being a landlord. Investing in real estate investment trusts (REITs) is another way to invest in real estate without having to actually own a physical property. Keep in mind that there are investment opportunities past just traditional stocks and bonds. Commodities are an asset class with both risks and rewards but can provide hedges against inflation. Also look at real estate income trusts to invest into the real estate market without being tied to individual pieces of property.

3 Popular Attractions In Illinois

  • Willis Tower (Sears Tower): Skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Pennsylvania Facts:

    • Peoria is the oldest community in Illinois.
    • New York Sun editor Charles Dana, tired of hearing Chicagoans boast of the world’s Columbian Exposition, dubbed Chicago the “Windy City.”
    • A unique downtown Chicago feature is its multi-leveled streets, the most well-known of which is Wacker Drive. This double-decker street comprises an upper-level riverfront boulevard and a lower-level roadway for commercial and through traffic.
    • Every year, the city dyes the river green forSt. Patrick's Dayand it is quite the sight to see.
    Climate data for Chicago (Midway Airport), 1991–2020 normals,[a] extremes 1928–present
    Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
    Record high °F (°C) 67
    (19)
    75
    (24)
    86
    (30)
    92
    (33)
    102
    (39)
    107
    (42)
    109
    (43)
    104
    (40)
    102
    (39)
    94
    (34)
    81
    (27)
    72
    (22)
    109
    (43)
    Mean maximum °F (°C) 53
    (12)
    58
    (14)
    72
    (22)
    82
    (28)
    89
    (32)
    94
    (34)
    96
    (36)
    94
    (34)
    91
    (33)
    83
    (28)
    68
    (20)
    58
    (14)
    97
    (36)
    Average high °F (°C) 32.8
    (0.4)
    36.8
    (2.7)
    47.9
    (8.8)
    60.0
    (15.6)
    71.5
    (21.9)
    81.2
    (27.3)
    85.2
    (29.6)
    83.1
    (28.4)
    76.5
    (24.7)
    63.7
    (17.6)
    49.6
    (9.8)
    37.7
    (3.2)
    60.5
    (15.8)
    Daily mean °F (°C) 26.2
    (−3.2)
    29.9
    (−1.2)
    39.9
    (4.4)
    50.9
    (10.5)
    61.9
    (16.6)
    71.9
    (22.2)
    76.7
    (24.8)
    75.0
    (23.9)
    67.8
    (19.9)
    55.3
    (12.9)
    42.4
    (5.8)
    31.5
    (−0.3)
    52.4
    (11.3)
    Average low °F (°C) 19.5
    (−6.9)
    22.9
    (−5.1)
    32.0
    (0.0)
    41.7
    (5.4)
    52.4
    (11.3)
    62.7
    (17.1)
    68.1
    (20.1)
    66.9
    (19.4)
    59.2
    (15.1)
    46.8
    (8.2)
    35.2
    (1.8)
    25.3
    (−3.7)
    44.4
    (6.9)
    Mean minimum °F (°C) −3
    (−19)
    3
    (−16)
    14
    (−10)
    28
    (−2)
    39
    (4)
    49
    (9)
    59
    (15)
    58
    (14)
    45
    (7)
    32
    (0)
    20
    (−7)
    5
    (−15)
    −7
    (−22)
    Record low °F (°C) −25
    (−32)
    −20
    (−29)
    −7
    (−22)
    10
    (−12)
    28
    (−2)
    35
    (2)
    46
    (8)
    43
    (6)
    29
    (−2)
    20
    (−7)
    −3
    (−19)
    −20
    (−29)
    −25
    (−32)
    Average precipitation inches (mm) 2.30
    (58)
    2.12
    (54)
    2.66
    (68)
    4.15
    (105)
    4.75
    (121)
    4.53
    (115)
    4.02
    (102)
    4.10
    (104)
    3.33
    (85)
    3.86
    (98)
    2.73
    (69)
    2.33
    (59)
    40.88
    (1,038)
    Average snowfall inches (cm) 12.5
    (32)
    10.1
    (26)
    5.7
    (14)
    1.0
    (2.5)
    0.0
    (0.0)
    0.0
    (0.0)
    0.0
    (0.0)
    0.0
    (0.0)
    0.0
    (0.0)
    0.1
    (0.25)
    1.5
    (3.8)
    7.9
    (20)
    38.8
    (99)
    Average precipitation days (≥ 0.01 in) 11.5 9.4 11.1 12.0 12.4 11.1 10.0 9.3 8.4 10.8 10.2 10.8 127.0
    Average snowy days (≥ 0.1 in) 8.9 6.4 3.9 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.6 6.3 28.2
    Average ultraviolet index 1 2 4 6 7 9 9 8 6 4 2 1 5
    Source 1: NOAA[145][138][141], WRCC[146]
    Source 2: Weather Atlas (UV)[147]

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    The 13 Most Beautiful Places in Illinois You Never Knew Existed. From Chicago's Buckingham Fountain and Cloud Gate (aka “The Bean”), Illinois is home to some pretty spectacular sights — especially for being a cornfield-filled Midwestern state. But there’s plenty of natural and man-made beauty in this state that you probably never even knew existed, including hidden waterfalls, flooded forests, and historic structures. Here’s a look at Illinois’ most beautiful under-the-radar spaces.

    11 thoughts on “The 13 Most Beautiful Places in Illinois | Illinois Travel Guide 2019

    1. I live in illinois and just took a two week trip to colorado springs and denver i can confidently say that they got the wrong garden of the gods

    2. You did not put grand view drive in Peoria on this list ?‍? jus because that’s where all the rich people live in the most ghetto city around ?? I lived in Peoria for years n the rest of it don’t look like that I promise

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