Tired of the same old tourist traps? Take the road less traveled and discover the hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales other guidebooks just don't offer. Off the Beaten Path® features the things you'd want to see-if only you knew about them! From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits, you'll say over and over again: "I didn't know that!"
Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, let Illinois Off the Beaten Path show you the Land of Lincoln you never knew existed. Take a supernatural cruise through Chicago's spookiest waterways; thrill to the sight of more than 2,000 skydivers at the World Free-fall Convention in Rantoul; or walk the Rock Rim Trail through spectacular rock formations in Shawnee National Forest. So if you've "been there, done that" one too many times, get off the main road and venture Off the Beaten Path.
About the Author
Bill Franz was born in suburban Chicago and has written for local nightlife and music publications. He is the author of Alternative Chicago, a guide to the offbeat aspects of the city.