The Best Guide to Motorcycle Roads, Rides & Events

Why do the routes have different colors? The colors are only different so one route can easily be distinguished from another.

Motorcycle Roads in Illinois

Illinois (IL), often referred to as the "Land of Lincoln", offers a nice variety of scenic Midwestern motorcycle rides, interesting history, and notable cultural attractions. Cultural and tourist highlights include the Anderson Japanese Gardens, the numerous Amish villages throughout the state, and the Southern and Southwestern Illinois wine trails. Scenic attractions include Starved Rock State Park, the Garden of the Gods, the Shawnee National Forest, and Spoon River Valley. Historical places of interest include the homes of Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, and Ronald Reagan, the Illinois Railway Museum, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, and the Cahokia mounds.

Alphabetical by Title Motorcycle Roads & Rides

Illinois

SW Chicago Quick Scenic Loop

along Bell Road South there is a beautiful prairie, on 167 you drive through some hilly woods, over highways, along large ponds and small lakes, many creeks and wooded areas....

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Cook Country Forest Preserve - PALOS

Dips, turns, lakes (ponds) cemeteries, woods, creeks, sloughs. The best the Midwest has to offer outside of farms....

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Sheridan Rd / Chicago Botanic Garden

This is mostly a suburban route surrounded by trees, green parks and impressive houses. At times you get to see a bit of the lake on your right when riding North. Not an amazing scenery but definitely a better alternative than the boring views of the...

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River Loop from Peru to Peoria

Can ride alongside the Illinois River for many miles, small towns, interesting biker bars in Peoria. From Peoria back north is through floodplains and hills along the river valley. Easy and nice cruiser ride....

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Scenic Lake Route

The route has a beautiful canopy of trees that on a few occasions almost create a tunnel to drive through (a great place to ride in the early fall when the trees are turning.). you will also get a chance to see many types of wildlife. There are many ...

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