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Recent Illinois reviews

  • "Sista" Weekend

    "This home was a great setting for the women that came this weekend. We were away from the hustle and bustle of our everyday lives. This place provided us with comfort, peace and a sense of God's wonderful blessings that he give us daily. I would recommend this place to anyone who want to feel the presence of God as you enter this home."
    Guest: Earnie Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 1, 2014
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  • Cabin

    "Great secluded location within Grizzly Jack's Resort. Kitchen was fully stocked with pots and pans, which was a plus since we were cooking dinners for 10. Tons of space on the main floor for everyone to be able to hang out as a group. Only downside is that there wasn't wireless, but that just encourages you to be hanging out with your friends/family instead of surfing the web!"
    Guest: A guest Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 9, 2014
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  • Fabulous 2-level condo in wonderful neighborhood!

    "Love the no-key entry, which made it very easy for multiple guests arriving at different times to gain entry. The apartment was fresh and clean with lovely music playing when we arrived. The apartment was beautiful, spotless and well located, and unlike many other VRBO or airBNB places, we didn't have to provide annoying necessities like toilet paper and paper towels and trash bags. The owners also take care of stripping beds and laundering towels, etc, so it really was 5-star service! This was really a great feature since we were staying for just the weekend and didn't want to have to deal with these things. It made it like a hotel stay but with the warmth and comfort of a home. Without reservation, I would definitely stay here again and will be calling next time we are going to Chicago with a group!"
    Guest: Amy M. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 10, 2014
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  • Perfection

    "Aside from the absolutely beautiful views and convenience of being in the heart of downtown Chicago, this property is perfect. It is extremely well maintained and the owners are very personable and accessible if you need anything. I would recommend it to anyone!"
    Guest: Christie P. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 13, 2014
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Illinois Travel Tips

Top Things to See and Do near Illinois Vacation Rentals

Illinois is a state with a wide variety of attractions. One of the top attractions is the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum which is located in Springfield. It is the largest presidential library in the country. The museum also details aspects of Abraham Lincoln's life. Other interesting museums include the Field Museum of Natural History and the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. There are many excellent fun family attractions. The John G. Shedd Aquarium has a vast collection of marine specimens. Here children can get a glimpse into the marvelous underwater world in a way that is both fun and educational.

Perhaps one of the most entertaining museums is the Superman Museum located in Metropolis. The museum has all kinds of memorabilia including the original Superman outfit worn by George Reeves in the first Superman movie. Other exhibits show comic books, rare toys and movie props. There are also several video screenings that take place throughout the day. If you want to have a day of family fun, head to the Raging Rivers Water Park. Here kids both young and old can enjoy slides, river rides, waterfalls and wave pools. There are several other amusement parks in the Chicago area that offer entertainment and rollercoaster rides. If traveling during the summer season, you can get passes which provide you with discounted access to several parks. There are several State Parks and natural areas in Illinois that are great for outdoor activities. You can go hiking or mountain biking and enjoy exploring the trails.

Getting to Illinois Lake Houses

The main travel hub for Illinois is the city of Chicago. The Chicago O'Hare International Airport is a major travel hub and one of the busiest airports in the United States. The airport hosts flights from both regional and international airlines. You should have no difficulty in finding a direct flight to Chicago. A secondary airport is the Chicago Midway International Airport which has frequent commercial flight connections with most major cities in the United States. As an alternative way to get to Illinois, you may consider traveling by train. Chicago is the main rail hub in the United States that connects with almost all rail networks across the country. In the Chicago metropolitan area, there is an extensive public transport system which makes getting around easy. If you want to explore the more rural southern regions, the best way to get around is by car.

Visitors to Illinois Lodging

Illinois is an ideal family vacation destination. There is a wide range of activities and attractions available that will keep children of all ages entertained. People that enjoy browsing museums will be spoiled for choice, and those who want to take part in outdoor activities will find many great areas to explore.

Best Time of Year to Visit Illinois

Many of the city attractions and museums in Illinois stay open all year long; however, the most popular time of year to visit is the summer season. The summer days are generally hot and humid with the occasional thunder showers. The weather is ideal for visitors staying in vacation homes on Lake Michigan. You can enjoy hours of fun on the lake swimming, fishing and boating. Many of the amusement parks are only open during the summer months. If you are traveling with your family, this is the ideal time of year to visit. The winter months can get very cold with snowfalls occurring throughout the state. If you enjoy snowmobiling, there are many trails that can be explored at this time of year.

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