The State of Illinois offers many opportunities for outdoor recreation and urban life in big cities like Chicago. Cold winters and abundant snow in the northern part of the State make winter sports such as ice skating and skiing very popular. The capital is Springfield.
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Paddling the Fox River at Fabyan Forest Preserve.
(Credit: Illinois Office of Tourism)
Chicago Riverwalk in the largest city of Illinois.
State Capitol Building, Springfield.
(Photo Illinois Office of Tourism)
Credit: Illinois Office of Tourism