Explore the hilly and scenic countryside of this charming region where quite conveniently you'll find many bed and breakfasts in Illinois North located not only in the interesting cities, towns or quaint villages but near national parks and other wilderness locations, providing you with some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. If you desire the wonderful city life for a weekend getaway or a longer laid back visit then Illinois is waiting to welcome you with open arms. This area has a wide range of activities for visitors right through the year. Illinois North has everything for visitors providing fantastic museums and cultural scene with historic towns, excellent shopping, restaurants and bars not forgetting the endless forests for hiking, rivers to fish, championship as well as amateur golf courses to try for that elusive ‘birdie', in all it is a marvellous play center for all ages! A chain of attractive little towns and villages link up to make good bases to discover the wide choice from hiking, winter snow-sports, water-sports to a vast range of other attractions which includes the famous 65 million year old tyrannosaur named Jane where you can watch the exciting scientific research as it unfolds.