Illinois weather can be as unpredictable as a teenager's mood, but one thing you can always count on is the abundance of potholes on the road, just waiting to make your day a little more difficult. But fear not, for Illinois has more to offer than just treacherous roads and weather.

The weather in Illinois can change so quickly that you never know if you should pack a parka or sunscreen.

But let's not forget the real star of the show: the potholes. They're like an obstacle course on the streets, just waiting to ruin your day (and your car's alignment).

And let's not forget about the abundance of corn. Corn is sometimes used in lieu of actual money. Everywhere you look, there's another field of the stuff. But hey, at least it makes for some killer corn on the cob.

Speaking of killers, you can't drive down any rural road without seeing a truck bed full of dead animals.

And let's not forget about the charming city names, some of which Siri cannot spell.

Not all the animals you'll encounter are dead. You're bound to find something standing the the road alive and well.

Speaking of animals, you're bound to learn something new about them every day.

If you lose track of time, there's at least one way to learn what time it is by listening.

There's nothing like a good old dive bar where regulars argue over who buys the drinks.

Are there any other states mispronounced more than Illinois?

All jokes aside, Illinois does have its fair share of problems, but there's also so much to love about the state.

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