Illinois is renowned for its endless prairie land, the rolling hills, the wetlands, forests, and the farms that are sprinkled across the landscape. And there is plenty to see and do here, whether you prefer hiking, horse riding, biking, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, or fishing. Why not head to Lake Michigan or Horseshoe Lake for kayaking and fishing? Or to Mississippi Palisades State Park or Matthiessen State Park for hiking, horse riding or biking? The impressive Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie is also well worth a visit. For Simpsons fans, why not head to Springfield? Or have a summer picnic in Fort Massac or a bike ride on the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail? No matter what you do, make sure to book one of these unique summer getaways so that you have the best vacation possible!