"Chicago is great, but Illinois has it plus more" Top 5 Page for this destination Illinois Favorite Tip by Faiza-Ifrah

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  Suhail's sister at Apple River Canyon State Park
by Faiza-Ifrah
 
 

Favorite thing: Contrary to what is the general perception about Illinois, it is much more than Chicago. It is the land of 42 state parks, of 3 universally acclaimed universities, of a top-most zoo, a top-most theme park, of Monmouth where double faceted Wyatt Earp spent his childhood and obviously of Honest Abe, as Abraham Lincoln is affectionately known and remembered as.

Fondest memory: The fondest memory comes from both the urban and pastoral touch, from ease of travel to 4 adjoining states, from having lived with my parents and brothers and their families in Chicago and later in Skokie and also from my going to school there and my husband going to Northwestern.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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