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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. Get out of the city...

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LOCAL FLAVOURS

Taste Illinois

Taste Illinois

Discover the Illinois food scene. The best restaurants in Chicago, Michelin stars, artisan tastes, farm-to-table, local favourites, 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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HIT THE ROAD

Road Trip!

Road Trip!

Route 66 starts its long journey to the West Coast in Chicago. Follow the Mother Road to discover a myriad of quirky roadside attractions, or...

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Inspirations for your next getaway.

Grateful for the Gardens
Outdoors Activities
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
Arts & Culture Chicago
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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Great New Places to Grab a Bite around Illinois
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Great New Places to Grab a Bite around Illinois

Love exploring the latest restaurants and experiencing new types of cuisine? Then you’ve come to the right place!

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Optimo Hats
Illinois Made
Optimo Hats

When you Google “Chicago” and zoom in on the little blue arrow, you’re guided to the area of 51 West Jackson Boulevard, the epicenter of Chicago’s “Loop” district and the home of Optimo Hats, arguably the finest-quality hatmaking establishment in the world.

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Eshelman Pottery
Illinois Made Arts & Culture Regional Getaways
Eshelman Pottery

On your way to Galena, plan a side trip to the studios of one of America’s favorite contemporary potters.

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The Field Museum

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Aragon Ballroom

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The John Hancock Center

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Statue of Jampa Buddha. On display at Chicago's Field Museum. Copper Alloy, Turquoise; China, Beijing. The beauty in person was unbelievable, especially as this statue dates...

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The Field Museum

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Statue of Jampa Buddha. On display at Chicago's Field Museum. Copper Alloy, Turquoise; China, Beijing. The beauty in person was unbelievable, especially as this statue dates...

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The PrivateBank Theatre

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Jay Pritzker Pavilion

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The Art Institute of Chicago

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