Paddle, hike and zip-line through Illinois.


    Turn family time into so much more.

  • ROUTE 66

    Take a nostalgic trip down the Mother Road.


    Travel to those places that bring you closer together.

Things to Do

    Illinois Adventures with Richard Bangs

    See Illinois through the eyes of world adventurer, Richard Bangs, as he explores everything from scenic wine trails to a haunted small town.

    Seasonal Features
    Find more things to do throughout the year.
    Festivals & Events
    • MiniAbe – Be More Whoa-ed

      See MiniAbe take in some of the whoa-inducing sights and attractions throughout Illinois. Sure, he could’ve shown them all, but that’s what this website is for. At least that’s what he told us.

    • MiniAbe – Be More Spontaneous

      See what happens when MiniAbe follows his spontaneous side to some unexpected adventure around Illinois.

    • MiniAbe – Be More Nom-Nom-Mmm

      In this special extended version, MiniAbe digs into some of Illinois’ most famous dishes, noshes and desserts at some of its best-known restaurants and eateries. Mmm.