If you love Barbeque, then tie a napkin around your neck and make sure you have plenty of wet naps on hand and take this Ultimate BBQ Road Trip in Illinois.

That's right, Only in Your State listed the the top BBQ joints in Illinois that will make your mouth water and one of those joints is right here in Belvidere!

So let's get ready for a tasty journey!

First stop is 17th Street Barbecue, Murphysboro, IL. this restaurant is constantly receiving high marks for their food and always in the top 10's in the country.

Next, Black Dog Smoke and Ale House - Urbana, IL. They're constantly selling out of their food and the most raved about item are their burnt ends.

Third, Chicago q - Chicago, IL. The place is run by actual trained chefs, one of which beat Food Network Bobby Flay with her pulled pork recipe.

Fourth, we travel back to Murphysboro for Pat's BBQ. They have received the title of World's champion Barbecue not once by three times. Yeah that's a place you gotta try.

Fifth, Hog Wild - Midlothian, IL. They have award winning pork chops along with award winning homemade barbecue sauce.

Sixth, Pauly's BBQ - Arthur, IL. Best known for their pulled pork, but have a ton of other barbecue goodies to keep you satisfied.

Seventh stop, Smokin' T's Bar-B-Que - Long Grove, IL.

Number eight, Dickey's Barbeque Pit - Wheaton, IL. You know if you love Dickey's food you can check out the one on Perryville Road in Rockford too!

Ninth place, South Moon Barbeque - Hinckley, IL. It's southern style barbeque at it's best served with craft beers.

Tenth, and second to last stop, Smokin' Coop BBQ Pit - Belvidere, IL. it's BBQ at it's best in a laid back environment. Heck you can swing on a tire swing while waiting for your order.

And last but not least, your must stop out this Labor Day weekend, September 2nd and 3rd, for Brews and BBQ at the Rockford Speedway to enjoy tasty barbeque and over 37 other smoke yummy goodness, ice cold beer all the while enjoying great live music of Hanson, Friday, September 2nd and Quiet Riot on Saturday, September 3rd.

Get your tickets now  for just $20 a day, because if you wait they will be more at the gate. Click the box below to get started and we'll see you this Labor Day weekend as we wrap up summer and celebrate it in style.