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Recent Illinois property reviews

  • Great Girlfriend Getaway!

    "The previous reviews didn't steer us wrong! We are so glad we picked The Territory and this house was perfect! Quiet, peaceful and kept up beautifully. Everything was as it should be: clean, comfortable and easy! Loved the personal artwork by the owner. There were five best girlfriends from Texas and the house was everything we wanted to spend quality time together. Walked early and then had coffee on the deck before exploring Galena and surrounding area. Lots of laughing, dining, drinking, and shopping! We even celebrated two birthdays late one evening after dinner! The weather was extra nice and lots cooler than Texas! Things we suggest to future visitors: Dinner at Perry Street Brasserie; Eagle Ridge Spa; Breakfast at Otto's Place and bring your favorite K-cups for the Kuerig. We wouldn't change a thing. Owners were very helpful and we are so glad they shared their wonderful place with us!"
    Guest: Lytane P. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 28, 2014
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  • Great time at ACL

    "We recently stayed at this house at ACL. We had eight adults and 2 dogs. The house was very clean and comfortable for everyone! There was plenty of room! The lake is beautiful and the ride on the ATV around the trail was awesome! The owner was very accommodating! I would recommend this property to anyone!"
    Guest: Cincinnati family Date of Stay: July 2012 Review Submitted: August 3, 2012
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  • "We loved it! Roscoe Village and this guesthouse are both great. We stayed 3 nights in March and wish we could have stayed longer. The neighborhood is quiet and you are a block away from a bunch of neat and trendy restaurants/bars and shops. It was very convenient to be able to walk to wherever we needed to go and downtown Chicago is just a 10- 15 minute drive. The guesthouse is very comfortable and kept very clean. We would recommend this place to anyone and would definitely like to return. A++"
    Guest: Jason Vanderveren Date of Stay: March 2009 Review Submitted: March 23, 2009
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  • Girls Weekend

    "We couldn’t have chosen a nicer place to renew old friendships and make new ones. The colors were at their peak, and there couldn’t have been a nicer place to gather than outside on the deck. We never felt the chill as we spent time talking and looking out over the scenery or up at the brilliant stars in the sky. Simply beautiful…. This is definitely a weekend I’d love to do again. Thank you for all you did to extend yourself and make our weekend memorable."
    Guest: Birdie Date of Stay: November 2013 Review Submitted: November 7, 2013
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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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