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Why Visit Illinois?

Illinois, situated in the Midwest of the United States, is celebrated for its diverse landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and economic significance. The state’s capital is Springfield, while Chicago, its largest city, stands as a major global metropolis.

Illinois’ landscapes range from fertile plains in the central region to the rolling hills of the Shawnee National Forest in the south. Its history is marked by indigenous peoples, French and British colonial influences, and its pivotal role in the growth of the nation, exemplified by Abraham Lincoln, who hailed from Springfield.