Time to treat your other half to a romantic hiking getaway? Why not think different, and think Illinois? Often synonymous with big cities, the midwestern state offers plenty in the way of hiking opportunities and is sure to provide lovebirds with plenty of amazing memories of its idyllic landscapes. Visit Shawnee National Forest to check out the iconic Camel Rock at Garden of the Gods, and stare in awe at the extraordinary rock formations. Matthiessen State Park in Utica or nearby Starved Rock State Park also boast miles of hiking trails if you wish to explore the region's deep canyons and magnificent bluffs. From gentle paths for romantic strolls to steeper trails for vigorous hikes, there truly is something for every outdoor enthusiast in Illinois. Look no further for your next idyllic escape and make one of these magical rentals your temporary home!