Historical Attractions in Illinois
Illinois actually has an amazing history, especially one that helped shaped the course of the United States: Abraham Lincoln of course!
In fact, the time before his presidency was spent in Illinois, so you can re-trace his footsteps and be inspired! The Lincoln Home National Historic Site is the perfect place to discover Lincoln's life before he became one of the most important people in history.
You can also spend a day exploring more of his life and times at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library!
Of course, there is more to Illinois than Lincoln, so when it comes to history, you'll find plenty of options - including Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site. Did you know that is is UNESCO listed, and was once one of the greatest cities in the world?
History is waiting, and it's in Illinois!