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Car Shipping To and From Illinois

Planning a move or trip can be stressful. Don’t add to the stress by driving your vehicle for countless hours. We can take care of that part for you! Auto shipping companies have the equipment and know-how to make vehicle transport in Illinois stress-free.

Keep in mind that not all auto transport companies are made equal. AmeriFreight has two decades of experience and boasts high reviews on all platforms. We are bonded, licensed, and insured and carefully vet the carriers that ship your vehicle.

For more information on shipping your vehicle to or from Illinois, use the form above to begin your free quote.

The State of Illinois

Illinois is a midwestern state bordering Indiana, commonly nicknamed “The Prairie State '' due to its immense farmland, forests, wetlands, and hills. The state’s capital is Springfield, although Chicago is the more popular city, known for being one of the largest cities in the U.S.


Illinois has multiple outdoor activities for nature-thrill seekers.

The magnificent state parks, forests, trails for hiking and biking, and clear water rivers make outdoor experiences the best of the best. The Shawnee National Forest is like no other.

There are more than 400 miles of hiking trails where you can find local craft breweries and wineries and incredible gardens such as the Garden of the Gods. 

The Starved Rock State Park has multiple waterfalls, canyons, and views of the Illinois River from high cliff spots.

If you love water activities, then don't miss exploring Illinois rivers by kayak, canoe, paddle-board, rafting, or sailboat.



In Illinois, you’ll be able to visit historic communities, meet American presidents, and even tour a prehistoric city. 

In the Land of Lincoln, you’ll explore 10 historic sites in central Illinois where the 16th president’s legacy stays in place. You can also follow Abe Lincoln’s footsteps in Springfield and New Salem. 

Take a trip back to the 18th century in the Amish country in central Illinois. You’ll be able to see and experience buggies ruling the road, horses, outfits from the era, and locals greeting you in a friendly and welcoming way.


Illinois is well known for being a sports center where its residents are passionate fans. In Chicago, you’ll get the chance to see some of the state’s and country’s famous teams while enjoying a vibe of excitement and joy. 

Baseball is Illinois' major sport, so don’t miss visiting Wrigley Field in Chicago. For football fans, the Chicago Bears play at the iconic Soldier Field in Chicago. The amazing NBA basketball team Chicago Bulls, is one the iconic sports teams to see play around Chicago, and if you have the chance to see them, don’t think twice and get to feel the Illinoisan vibe all around the stadium.

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Chicago is located on Lake Michigan in Illinois. It’s a huge city famed for its bold architecture, skylines, and iconic towers. 

The Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum, and Adler Planetarium are the most popular and celebrated museums around Chicago, with amazing art pieces and wild animals you can see right in front of you.

Top Tourist Attractions

  • The Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago is a well-renowned museum for its unique Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works.

  • Magnificent Mile

Considered one of the world’s grand avenues, the Magnificent Mile in Chicago is a huge street that offers an array of stores, attractions, restaurants, and fascinating architecture that provide the perfect opportunity for a walk with friends or family. 

  • Navy Pier

An iconic spot for having delicious food, great nightlife experiences, and the 200-foot-tall Centennial Wheel. 

  • Skydeck Chicago

This is a must when visiting the city for its crystal floor with a view of the streets at the top of the former Sears Tower.



The best way to get around Illinois is definitely by car. Driving your own car can allow you to enjoy the different tourist attractions across the state at a good affordable price. You can rent a car at the state’s major airports or ship your own with an auto shipping company.

In Chicago, you can travel across the suburbs via Metro-Rail, which is faster and cheaper, or opt for a Taxi cab. If you like to walk, you can enjoy walking downtown through different touristic spots or biking across the city bordering Lake Michigan with amazing views.

Major Cities in Illinois

  • Chicago

  • Aurora

  • Naperville

  • Joliet

  • Rockford