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Our Magnificent City

Chicago

Chicago

Welcome to one of the world’s great cities. Our spectacular lakefront skyline is the backdrop to a lively mix of fine food, fun times, vibrant...

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The Wilds of Illinois

Outdoor Adventure

Outdoor Adventure

With magnificent state parks, lush forests, miles of trails for hiking and biking, and mighty rivers, Illinois is your playground.

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Local Flavors

Taste Illinois

Taste Illinois

Discover the Illinois food scene. The best restaurants in Chicago, Michelin stars, artisan tastes, farm-to-table, local favorites, wine trails and craft brews.

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A Rich History

Illinois History

Illinois History

Discover the history, stories and people of Illinois. Visit historic communities, meet American presidents and tour a prehistoric city.

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Meet the Makers

Illinois Made

Illinois Made

Meet the makers, the creators and the artisans of Illinois.

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Travel Illinois

Inspirations for your next getaway.

KOVAL Distillery
Eat & Drink Illinois Made
KOVAL Distillery

With numerous international awards, Koval leads a new generation of small-batch distillers producing America’s finest organic grain-to-bottle spirits.

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Scorched Earth Brewing Co.
Eat & Drink Illinois Made
Scorched Earth Brewing Co.

In a Chicago suburb, a brewery with a fiery name proves dreams—at least with some savvy guidance from a saintly wife—do come true.

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Eli's Cheesecake
Eat & Drink Illinois Made
Eli's Cheesecake

It started as a signature creation in one of Chicago’s classic steakhouses. Today, the legend of Eli’s Cheesecake lives on in every decadent slice and has been served at four Presidential Inaugurations!

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John Boos & Co.
Arts & Culture Illinois Made
John Boos & Co.

The world’s most celebrated chefs do their best carving and chopping on hardwood boards handcrafted in Effingham, IL.

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Grateful for the Gardens
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Grateful for the Gardens

Kendra L. Williams takes us on a tour of Illinois spring color, visiting the Chicago Botanic Gardens, Morton Arboretum, and Allerton Park—and tells us why this spring means more than the others.

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Revolution Brewing
Eat & Drink Illinois Made
Revolution Brewing

On Chicago’s North Side, an independent brewer and his Anti-Hero IPA are uniting passionate beer drinkers of every persuasion.

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Chicago Distilling Company
Eat & Drink Illinois Made
Chicago Distilling Company

Legend tells of North Woods moonshiners smuggling spirits through secret Chicago tunnels. Today this legend lives on, in Chicago’s North Side.

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Blacksmith Chic
Arts & Culture Illinois Made
Blacksmith Chic

Return to a time when a cast iron hammer, molten steel and the sweat of your brow were the only ingredients required to fire the creative spirit.

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Chicago Theater Scene
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Chicago Theater Scene

If you love a good show, when it comes to amazing theater, Chicago is where you want to be. Your trip to Chicago wouldn’t be complete without experiencing the city’s theater scene. Lucky for you the options are endless

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Travel Illinois Magazine

Travel Illinois Magazine

Find unexpected ways to enjoy Illinois in this biannual magazine that explores every corner of the state. Each issue offers a mix of travel stories, stunning photography and timely trip ideas that make the most of each season.

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Da Bulls! Sad, embarrassing loss to Houston as Harden played is like we are a weak middle school team but being there is still cool...

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I was invited to attend the Champaign, IL police department's orientation and written exam today and the event was next to Memorial Field. I've never been...

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I was invited to attend the Champaign, IL police department's orientation and written exam today and the event was next to Memorial Field. I've never been...

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