Illinois is a midwestern state bordering Indiana in the east and the Mississippi River in the west. Nicknamed “the Prairie State,” it’s marked by farmland, forests, rolling hills and wetlands. Chicago, one of the largest cities in the U.S, is in the northeast on the shores of Lake Michigan.
The first McDonald’s.
Illinois has been ranked the 21st best place to live in the country, according to a report from 24/7 Wall St.