Illinois Rated One of the Best for Roadtrips!

June 25, 2021

Wallet Hub has rated Illinois as one of the top 10 Roadtrip states in the USA. Looking for Lincoln is a great place to start!

Summer is the perfect time to hit the open road: School’s out, the weather’s warm, and the possibilities are endless. While travel was very limited last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccination has allowed states to open up a lot more this year. This summer, over two-thirds of Americans plan to take a vacation, and 59% of U.S. families say they are more likely to drive than fly.

Deciding to take a trip is the easy part, though. Picking a destination and affording everything you want to pack into your itinerary is harder. Plus, you’ll need to consider accommodations, gas, activities and dining. All of these certainly contribute to the more than $792 billion we spend on leisure travel each year.

With road warriors in mind, WalletHub compared the 50 U.S. states based on 33 key metrics to find the most fun, scenic and wallet-friendly road-trip destinations — plus those that’ll have travelers pulling a quick U-turn. Our data set ranges from the number of attractions to road conditions to costs.  Learn more at

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