Don’t pass up land for sale in Illinois, known as “The Prairie State.” Illinois is the 5th most populous state in the nation, with most of its population spread out among small towns and villages in the interior of the state. Chicago is the largest population center with over 2 million people. Illinois is considered a microcosm of the US with its combination of a large metropolitan center, small industrial cities, great agricultural productivity and abundant natural resources. With plenty of variety across the state, be sure to check out all the different types of land for sale in Illinois.
There’s plenty to keep you busy in Illinois. You can find museums and art galleries, world-class sports, amazing fishing, beautiful natural scenery and friendly small towns. Be a part of life in Middle America when you invest in land for sale in Illinois.
Stop in and see the Cubs play at Wrigley Field, the White Sox at US Cellular Field, or catch the six-time World Champion Chicago Bulls play at the United Center. Don’t miss out on Soldier Field, which seats 61,500 people in its new contemporary interior designed specifically for the Chicago Bears. The classic stone shell of the stadium designed in the 1920s remains the same.
Cruise along the Meeting of the Great Rivers National Scenic Byway, where the Mississippi, Missouri and Illinois Rivers converge. Venture up any one of these three rivers to find great waterfront land for sale in Illinois. Or journey down historic Route 66 and stop in at the many museums, restaurants and roadside attractions that line this Mother Road. Stop by and visit some of the lots for sale in Illinois and pick out one that suits your lifestyle.
Explore the dramatic rock formations, cliffs and trails of the Shawnee National Forest. The Garden of the Gods within this Forest provides spectacular views unlike anywhere in the Midwest. See Camel Rock, Anvil Rock, Devil’s Smoke Stack and other magnificent rock formations in this hiker’s and photographer’s wonderland.
One of the most-visited presidential museums in the nation is the Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield. It features exhibits telling the store of Lincoln’s life from his beginnings in a log cabin through his presidency and assassination. Two special effects theaters featuring historical ghosts and a Civil War battlefield, life-like vignettes that depict important moments in the president’s life. There are artifacts here that range from Lincoln’s stovepipe hat to an original copy of the Gettysburg Address.
Looking for scenic acreage for sale in Illinois? You might find it in Fulton County, home of the Spoon River Valley Scenic Drive. Spoon River has carved a wide scenic valley through Fulton County as it flows from London Mills to the south and east where it joins the Illinois River. There are over 100 miles of scenic routes in this river valley, which are best experienced clothed in the majesty of fall colors.
There are over a million acres of water for people wishing to get land for sale in Illinois near a great fishing spot. Lake Michigan offers anglers the opportunity to fish from the shore or launch from one of the many marinas. You can find tasty yellow perch and Chinook salmon in the waters of this Great Lake. In the inland lakes and rivers you can find largemouth bass, channel catfish, bluegill and many others.