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.

Highest Rated Motorcycle Roads & Rides

Illinois

Rockton to Savanna

On this route you will become one with the landscape. Rolling hills, valleys and plenty of trees will make you forget the stresses of your daily routine....

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Illinois

Rt 66, The Mother Road

Flat, open farmland with historic signs along the way....

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Illinois

Great River Road Northern Extension

Although not a official/government named extention of the Great River Road US Scenic Byway, if you like the Great River Road, this route is a great way to extend your drive. The roads skirt the Mississippi River Bluffs for most of your trip. A lot o...

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Illinois

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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Illinois

Terre Haute Road

This route starts in Paris, IL and twists thru farm and woodland, hill and dale until you reach W. Terre Haute, IN...

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