Popular Cities in Illinois

Top cities in Illinois, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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Chicago #1 most popular location
Chicago is one of those great American cities that almost defies any sort of description you try to attach to it. Sure, it's a major hub in the Midwest, and between the blues and jazz festiva…
3,978travelers 529reviews 235blogs
Springfield #2 most popular location
The lone 30-story skyscraper may look a bit out of place, jutting out from hundreds of miles of surrounding farmland. But that's because this is a city that doesn't try to be pretentious. T…
49travelers 44reviews 10blogs
Rosemont #3 most popular location
2travelers 15reviews 1blogs
Schaumburg #4 most popular location
Although still listed as the "Village of Schaumburg" this sprawing developed major suburb of Chicago in Illinois has a population of 75,386 as of the year 2000. Along the I-290 freeway and t…
16travelers 8reviews
Rockford #5 most popular location
Rockford was founded in 1834 by Germanicus Kent as the village of Midway because it was approximately midway between his home of Galena and the city of Chicago, the area continued to be recog…
54travelers 4reviews 1blogs
Naperville #6 most popular location
44travelers 4reviews
Champaign #7 most popular location
Champaign is a small city in the central Illinois, however it's one of the most important towns in the state as the home of the University of Illinois. The city is located in the center of…
53travelers 8reviews 2blogs
Peoria #8 most popular location
55travelers 4reviews
Bloomington #9 most popular location
Bloomington, neighbor to Normal, Illinois, is home to Illinois Wesleyan University. (Illinois State University is in Normal). The city, one of the largest in Illinois, offers a variety of e…
26travelers 6reviews 2blogs
Moline #10 most popular location
18travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Effingham #11 most popular location
The rather small town of just over 12,000 bills itself as "The Crossroads of Opportunity" because of the intersections of major Interstate highways running both east and west and north and so…
7travelers 5reviews
Joliet #12 most popular location
21travelers 1reviews
Waukegan #13 most popular location
Waukegan is about 40 miles north of Chicago, and only 8 miles from the border of Wisconsin, which makes it roughly the halfway point between Chicago and Milwaukee. The 10th largest city …
8travelers 9reviews 1blogs
Gurnee #14 most popular location
Depending on traffic,Gurnee is about an hours drive from downtown Chicago.Gurnees three main attractions are: 1) the amusement park Six Flags Great America, 2) Gurnee Mills shopping center, 3…
8travelers 5reviews
Marion #15 most popular location
8travelers 4reviews
Northbrook #16 most popular location
Upscale environment with many stores, high end items that vary from jewelry to furniture stores. Lots of traffic, and population is high. Transportation available is the metra, bus, and perso…
7travelers 8reviews
Mount Vernon #17 most popular location
3travelers 4reviews
Saint Charles #18 most popular location
10travelers 2reviews
Urbana #19 most popular location
Urbana is a small town in the central Illinois, however it's one of the most important towns in the state as the home of the University of Illinois. The city is located in the center of th…
19travelers 1reviews
Collinsville #20 most popular location
4travelers 4reviews
Lombard #21 most popular location
7travelers 2reviews
Hoffman Estates #22 most popular location
9travelers 3reviews
O'Fallon #23 most popular location
4travelers 3reviews
Normal #24 most popular location
10travelers 1reviews
Decatur #25 most popular location
23travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Danville #26 most popular location
9travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Arlington Heights #27 most popular location
15travelers 1reviews
Warrenville #28 most popular location
4travelers 1reviews
Tinley Park #29 most popular location
5travelers 1reviews
Aurora #30 most popular location
30travelers 1reviews
Vernon Hills #31 most popular location
5travelers 4reviews
Des Plaines #32 most popular location
15travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Fairview Heights #33 most popular location
3travelers 9reviews
Mattoon #34 most popular location
4travelers 1reviews
Metropolis #35 most popular location
Metropolis is a small community of about 6,500 population just across the Ohio river from Paducah, Kentucky. In 1972 when DC Comics named Metropolis the homtown of Superman it gave this smal…
3travelers 1reviews
Evanston #36 most popular location
This is a college town through and through, but with a certain sophistication. Chicago professionals live, eat, and drink here, so you get some of the benefits of Chicago without the crazy tr…
33travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Schiller Park #37 most popular location
3travelers 2reviews
Elgin #38 most popular location
15travelers 1reviews
Oak Park #39 most popular location
Oak Park, Illinois is a suburb just west of Chicago in Cook County, Illinois, United States. Oak Park has easy access to downtown Chicago (the Chicago Loop) thanks to public transportation su…
14travelers 8reviews 1blogs
Litchfield #40 most popular location
2reviews 1blogs
Oak Brook #41 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Oakbrook Terrace #42 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Itasca #43 most popular location
The Village of Itasca is a small suburb of Chicago in DuPage County, Illinois, United States with a population of 8,302 in the year 2000. Itasca is located 10 miles west of one of the busies…
5travelers 1reviews
Princeton #44 most popular location
4travelers 1reviews
Bedford Park #45 most popular location
1reviews
Libertyville #46 most popular location
Got to love this place for its heart welcoming community. Lots of random things to do with family or friends. I seen lots of restaurants, stores, and trails to walk or run. Located here is th…
8travelers 2reviews
Rolling Meadows #47 most popular location
3reviews
Burr Ridge #48 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews
Salem #49 most popular location
Salem is the county seat of Marion County, located in south-central Illinois. Population is, give or take, 8500 people.
1travelers 9reviews 8blogs
Niles #50 most popular location
1travelers 2reviews
Rochelle #51 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Melrose Park #52 most popular location
2travelers 3reviews
Palatine #53 most popular location
13travelers 1reviews
Edwardsville #54 most popular location
5travelers 1reviews
Orland Park #55 most popular location
6travelers 1reviews
Centralia #56 most popular location
3travelers 5reviews 2blogs
Highland Park #57 most popular location
12travelers 1reviews
Wheeling #58 most popular location
4travelers 1reviews
Glen Ellyn #59 most popular location
6travelers 1reviews
Zion #60 most popular location
Welcome to Zion, Illinois. Founded in 1902 by a faith healer, Zion is constructed basically upon a map of the Union Jack with wide boulevards, large parks and partially completed diagonals. T…
4travelers 1reviews
Addison #61 most popular location
5travelers 1reviews
Utica #62 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Gilman #63 most popular location
1blogs
Lake Forest #64 most popular location
A scant 30 miles north of Chicago on its famed "North Shore", Lake Forest is one of the most affluent cities in Illinois. Graduates from Lake Forest High School include such celebrities as …
5travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Loves Park #65 most popular location
5travelers 2reviews
Arcola #66 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Algonquin #67 most popular location
Algonquin is a village in Illinois located in both McHenry and Kane counties. It is a northwest suburb of Chicago, located approximately 40 miles from the Loop. The village is known as "The G…
4travelers 1reviews
Grayslake #68 most popular location
7travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Highland #69 most popular location
2reviews
Buffalo Grove #70 most popular location
11travelers 1reviews
Lake Bluff #71 most popular location
This is a small but high class city. Many that live here are mid to upper class but choose to stay tight in this community. The median income for a household in the village was $114,521, and …
3travelers 1blogs
Glencoe #72 most popular location
4travelers 2reviews
Barrington #73 most popular location
5travelers 1blogs
Brookfield #74 most popular location
7travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Lindenhurst #75 most popular location
1travelers 2reviews
Long Grove #76 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Kankakee #77 most popular location
6travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Wilmington #78 most popular location
3travelers 1reviews
Dix #79 most popular location
1reviews
Highwood #80 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Nashville #81 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews
Nebo #82 most popular location
1reviews
Fairmont City #83 most popular location
1reviews
Carterville #84 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Sauget #85 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Ladd #86 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Farina #87 most popular location
1reviews
Kinmundy #88 most popular location
1reviews
Saint Rose #89 most popular location
1reviews
Streamwood #90 most popular location
The Village of Streamwood, IL is a suburb of Chicago, IL. Nestled along with the communities of Bartlett and Hanover Park. Streamwood is a community of roughly 40,000 residents. Easy acces…
2travelers 1reviews
Winchester #91 most popular location
Winchester is a slowly declining town of about 1500 (down 6% since 2000) located just south of Interstate 72 and U.S. Highway 36 on old Highway 36 in Scott County in West Central Illinois. Wi…
1travelers 1reviews
Berwyn #92 most popular location
Berwyn is a city in Cook County, Illinois, co-existent with Berwyn Township, which was formed in 1908 after breaking off from Cicero Township. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total popu…
3travelers 1reviews
Cave-in-Rock #93 most popular location
1reviews
Sesser #94 most popular location
1reviews
Sheldon #95 most popular location
1blogs
Bradford #96 most popular location
1blogs
Roseville #97 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Kell #98 most popular location
3blogs
Detroit #99 most popular location
2travelers 1blogs
Volo #100 most popular location
A Brief History of the Village of Volo Historic Volo has been populated for at least 160 years. The area was originally named Forksville, but in 1872 the name was changed to Volo. This h…
1travelers 1blogs