*St Francis church and monastery museum Teutopolis Il
Stfrancischurch.org a lovely church by Effingham with a museum of a Franciscan seminary
*Christ in the Wilderness retreat center. Citw.retreat.com
Hermitages set in the hills by Galena
*St Bede monastery. LaSalle_Peru Il. Stbede.org Benedictine monastery 2 hours away.
*National Shrine of St. Therese, Darrien Illinois. Saint-therese-org
*Marytown, Libertyville Il. Shrine to St. Maximilian Kolbe marytown.com
*Cathedral of Chicago, HolyNameCathedral.org
*Our Sorrowful Mothers Ministry Vandalia Il osmm.org a retreat center, relics and statues saved from decommisioned churches, free retreats year round. Unique for this area. Highly recommended!
*Our Lady of the Snows Belleville, Il snows.org
*Cathedral of Peoria cdop.org a memorable reliquary
*Nazareth house, Henry Il, nazarethretreathouse.org the diocesan retreat center.
EWTN ewtn.com/pilgrimages The headquarters of the network, tours and Mass
Our Lady of the Angels Monastery, the Poor Clares of Adoration olamshrine.org
Mary Immacualte Queen of the Universe. Maryqueenoftheuniverse.org
A shrine built for tourist visiting Orlando FLA.