Find out what's on in Illinois and Chicago with your guide to events, festivals, markets, music, theater, sport and more.
Find out how to get to Illinois by plane, train, bus and driving. Getting around Chicago and Illinois is easy with our guide to ways to travel around the state.
Step back in time to the golden age of train travel and settle in for a peaceful ride to discover some of Illinois’ most charming towns and hidden treasures.
Visit the many historic sites in Illinois, from the Land of Lincoln, to the site of an ancient Native American city at Cahokia Mounds.
Visit the History Museums of Illinois. From the vast collection of the Chicago History Museum to small town historical museums, you’ll discover the stories and heritage of our towns and our people.
History comes alive at Illinois historical reenactments. Meet Abraham Lincoln in the flesh, experience colonial life, or take a canal boat ride with a period costumed storyteller.
One of America’s greatest architects, Frank Lloyd Wright called Illinois home—and filled it with some of his best works.
Taste your way through the state with our guide to the best and closest places to eat in Illinois. Experience everything from fine dining to shared plates and takeaway fare.
Put your dancing shoes on or unwind at one of the many bars and night clubs in Illinois. Locate the best cocktails, the perfect beer, local DJs, international artists and more.
Taste the regional characteristics in our locally produced wines. Browse our guide to the closest and best Illinois wineries and vineyards for your next celebration or trip.
Fancy a pint? Hunt down major Illinois breweries and distilleries for the best beers, ciders and spirits in the state. Support local production and taste your way through Illinois.
Taste your way through the best of the state with food tours in Illinois. Enjoy everything from fine dining and wineries, to craft beer and pizza tours.
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Anderson's Candy Shop
Consumers Digest says "One of the best kept secrets in North America!" It's cooked in copper kettles and individually hand-dipped as it has been since 1919. Locally owned family shop.
Simply the best chocolates you can get anywhere!
The Will County Fairgrounds hosts events from auctions to swap meets. We have the Atrium which is a ...
Cowden Pioneer Days takes you back to the Pioneer Days as well as modern times.
Head to Depot Days in Amboy, Illinois! This is our 38th annual Depot Days festival, and it’s going t...
Wizard World Chicago Comic Con has it all. Showcasing comic books, popular arts, pop culture element...
Known for its artistic creativity, the Chicago Jazz Festival promotes awareness and appreciation for...
The DuQuoin fair is one of the nation's best agricultural events.
Enjoy a Starry, Starry Night at Blue Sky Vineyard. A relaxing evening celebrating wine, food, music ...
Having quickly earned a reputation for quality, original live music, as well as a host of unique fam...
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