Chicago, Illinois, USA --- Navy Pier and Skyscrapers of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois, USA — Navy Pier and Skyscrapers of Chicago

Illinois may not sound unique to you, but something has made this state of the United States exceptional, interesting and fun. Read to find out more.

World's Largest Abraham Lincoln Statue in Ashmore/Charleston, Illinois.

World’s Largest Abraham Lincoln Statue in Ashmore/Charleston, Illinois.

While paying a visit to Illinois, make sure that you visit the world’s largest Abe Lincoln statue in Charleston and the Double-Decker Outhouse in Gays. These places make Illinois sound special and interesting.

Robert Wadlow

Do you know that Illinois was home to Robert Wadlow (1918-1940)? He was the tallest man in the world at 272 centimeters (or 107.09 inches) in height.

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Another noteworthy point in the state of Illinois is a person called Robert Earl Hughes (1926-1958). He, at the time of death, weighed in at 485 kilos (or 1069.24 pound), and was considered the fattest man in the world.

Are you gaining extra weight? Then, blame Chicago as this city will lure in you with their renowned deep-dish pizza, Cracker Jacks and even Dove Bars. Ha ha, now, you know why Robert Earl Hughes was SO huge!

Rockome Gardens is a rock and flower garden located in the heart of Illinois Amish Country. Rides available are train rides, haunted cave, buggy rides. Petting farm, tree house, outdoor mini railroad, and blacksmith shop. Shops include Grist Mill, Bakery, Candy shop, Rock shop, and many others. Family Style Restaurant located on the grounds.

Rockome Gardens is a rock and flower garden located in the heart of Illinois Amish Country. Rides available are train rides, haunted cave, buggy rides. Petting farm, tree house, outdoor mini railroad, and blacksmith shop. Shops include Grist Mill, Bakery, Candy shop, Rock shop, and many others. Family Style Restaurant located on the grounds.

Rockome Gardens is America’s only Amish amusement park located in Arcola. Yes, this is a wonderful highlight….this place lets you have fun. You can plan tick-tack toe with a specially trained chicken, or tour the Haunted Cave to test your courage, and cut wood as well with a horse-powered buzz saw.

These are just some of the points that have made the state of Illinois interesting, unique and fun.

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