9 Best Dispensaries in Illinois

Finding the best dispensaries in Illinois

by Bud Media Team · March 14, 2022

Bud's Best Dispensaries in Illinois|Bud's Best Dispensaries in Illinois

The land of Lincoln has always yearned for accessible cannabis.

How can I find a medical or recreational dispensary near me?

Since 2019 recreational weed is available in Illinois for dispensary purchase. Before that, medical marijuana has been available since 2013. We know of at least 94 dispensaries in the Prairie State. We scoured the state to find the best dispensaries in Illinois and here's what we found:

Best dispensary in Chicago: nuEra - Wicker Park

Asking around for places to buy weed in Illinois we have been hearing about nuEra - Wicker Park, a notable dispensary in Chicago aka "The Windy City". Last we checked nuEra - Wicker Park is located at 1308 W North Ave, Chicago, Illinois, 60642.

Depending on their current stock levels, you can shop for flower, vapes, edibles, concentrates and more at nuEra - Wicker Park from brands that could include 1906, Dabtab, Kiva Confections, Select, Mary's Medicinals, Good News, Wana, Airo, Pax, Cresco, PuffCo, Beboe, Bhang, CANN, High Mountain Imports, High Supply, Higher Standards, Vibes, RAW.

Once you've gotten your plug, Chicago has a great array of things to do..especially if a sports fan.  Catch a Cubs game in Wrigleyville or see the Sox play on the south side.  For Hoops fans, the United Center is a great place to watch an NBA game and will forever be known as the House Micheal Jordan built.  And a shout out to the National Basketball Association for being the most cannabis-friendly professional sports league in the World.

Rockford: Mapleglen Care Center

We learned about Mapleglen Care Center, a dispensary in Rockford aka "The Forest City". Mapleglen Care Center was last seen at 1308 W North Ave, Chicago, Illinois, 60642.

Peoria: Trinity Compassionate Care Center

We discovered Trinity Compassionate Care Center, a dispensary in Peoria, aka "P-Town". Trinity Compassionate Care Center has their shop at 1308 W North Ave, Chicago, Illinois, 60642.

Champaign: Sunnyside Cannabis Dispensary - Champaign

We found Sunnyside Cannabis Dispensary - Champaign, a dispensary in Champaign aka "Emo Capital of the World". Sunnyside Cannabis Dispensary - Champaign is set up at 1308 W North Ave, Chicago, Illinois, 60642 which used to be a place called Phoenix Botanical.

Oak Park: MedMen Chicago - Oak Park

We noticed MedMen Chicago - Oak Park, a dispensary in Oak Park aka "". MedMen Chicago - Oak Park does business at 1308 W North Ave, Chicago, Illinois, 60642 which used to be a place called Seven Point.

Rosemont: EarthMed - Rosemont

We observed EarthMed - Rosemont, a dispensary in Rosemont aka "". EarthMed - Rosemont was last seen at 1308 W North Ave, Chicago, Illinois, 60642.

Springfield: Ascend- Downtown Springfield

We came upon Ascend- Downtown Springfield, a dispensary in Springfield aka "Flower City". Ascend- Downtown Springfield was last seen at 1308 W North Ave, Chicago, Illinois, 60642.

South Beloit: Sunnyside Cannabis Dispensary – South Beloit

We came across Sunnyside Cannabis Dispensary – South Beloit, a dispensary in South Beloit. Sunnyside Cannabis Dispensary – South Beloit was last seen at 1308 W North Ave, Chicago, Illinois, 60642.

Naperville: Sunnyside Cannabis Dispensary – Naperville

We stumbled upon Sunnyside Cannabis Dispensary – Naperville, a dispensary in Naperville. Sunnyside Cannabis Dispensary – Naperville was last seen at 1308 W North Ave, Chicago, Illinois, 60642.

Other dispensaries in the state include Curaleaf Northbrook.

What kind of weed is available in Chicago, Aurora, Naperville, Joliet, and Rockford?

When you're looking for flower, and we don't mean Purple Violet - you can search for flower, vapes, edibles and more all over the Prairie State.

You can find dispensary listings close to these locations in Illinois: Chicago, Aurora, Naperville, Joliet, and Rockford.

Is there dispensary delivery in Illinois?

There is no legal weed delivery in Illinois yet. No recreational dispensary delivery, no medical marijuana delivery. Fortunately hempshop offers gummies, edibles, flower, and more shipped by mail.

How can I buy weed online 24 hours a day?

Since marijuana delivery is illegal there won't be too many options for local weed delivery in Illinois. If you're not finding what you want, check out the flower, vapes, edibles, prerolls and more available by mail via hempshop. hempshop is an online dispensary available in Illinois, accepting credit cards for lab-tested legal THC, CBD, Delta-8, HHC, THC0 and you can get by mail.

We can ship the increasingly popular delta-8 THC directly to residents in Illinois. Some people prefer the milder high that Delta-8 offers over conventional Delta-9 THC.

Are there Delta-8 Dispensaries in Illinois?

People are looking for delta-8 near me. We are still collecting data on local delta-8 options near me in Illinois. For now we are recommending hempshop, the online dispensary, as a reliable source of delta-8 and more.

Are HHC, THC-O and delta-9 THC legal in Illinois?

Our research suggests that these new cannabinoids are indeed available in Prairie State. Most of these products rival what you can purchase in a dispensary. These cannabinoids and more can be found for sale on hempshop, an online dispensary providing legal, lab-tested weed you can order online for shipping. hempshop offers a guide to cannabinoids including a useful scale of psychoactivity - so you can avoid getting so high as Charles Mound, unless you want to.

Things to do in Illinois once you get some weed

Once you buy weed from an online dispensary or in person, you might find all sorts of things to do in the 55,519 square miles or 143,793 square kilometers in the state. Here's a few off the top of our heads:

  • Visit Charles Mound, the highest point in Illinois
  • Visit Garfield Park Conservatory, Anderson Japanese Gardens, , George L. Luthy Memorial Botanical Garden, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Garden, Ladd Arboretum, Marberry Arboretum, Fell Arboretum, Cantigny Park, Oak Park Conservatory, Wilder Park Conservatory, Lilacia Park, University of Illinois Arboretum, Longview Park Conservatory and Gardens, Standish Park Arboretum, The Gardens at SIUE, Don Opel Arboretum, Morton Arboretum, Kaskaskia College Arboretum, Mabery Gelvin Botanical Garden, Chicago Botanic Garden, Starhill Forest Arboretum
  • Get together with some neighbors to sing "Illinois" currently the state song
  • See if you can find the state bird, a Cardinal
  • Welcome visitors at airports like Chicago O'Hare International Airport,Chicago Rockford International Airport (was Northwest Chicagoland Regional Airport at Rockford),,General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport,Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport,Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal,Quincy Regional Airport (Baldwin Field),Quad City International Airport,MidAmerica St. Louis Airport / Scott Air Force Base,Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois (Williamson County Regional Airport),University of Illinois - Willard Airport
  • Cheer on the Fighting Illini from University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign
  • Research the state of legalization in Illinois with the Marijuana Policy Project
  • Explore buying weed in Illinois's neighboring states: the best dispensaries in Indiana, the best dispensaries in Iowa, the best dispensaries in Michigan, the best dispensaries in Kentucky, the best dispensaries in Missouri, the best dispensaries in Wisconsin.

People have been seeking out safe & legal weed for thousands of years, we're glad to help people in Illinois buy weed online.