Readying to visit one of the liveliest states in the U.S.? With a music scene heard all over the country, pizzerias to die for, and an influential artisan scene, Illinois has some of the most inner city fun. Combine that with the state’s outdoors, and you have the perfect weekend getaway. Bringing kids? Illinois has a plethora of fun activities for kids, like paddleboat tours along the Mississippi River, a mound once home to an ancient city, and countless of holiday celebrations. You’ll be keen to experience the state’s outdoors via one of these unique accommodations. They are situated smack in the middle of natural beauty and are relatively close to hiking trails, rivers and lakes. Even better; they host all the tools you need for a comfortable camping experience, including fire pits and BBQs. Ready for a lively weekend in Illinois?