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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Places to Eat
Annabel Lee's Tea Room and Boutique
Annabel Lee's choices of sandwiches, wraps, homemade chips, and the exemplarary service are just a few reasons to stop in this historic building to grab some lunch.
Take a timeout for tea and lunch in this elegant tea room in a historic building with shopping located within the building.
Youth from the 13 southernmost counties in Illinois bring their best projects and livestock to show ...
Hungry for a new adventure? Locally owned and operated restaurants in Alton, Godfrey, Grafton, and B...
Colorful hot air balloons will dazzle the Vermilion County countryside on Friday, July 10 and Saturd...
Spend a day at the Lewis and Clark State Historic Site and learn about Hummingbirds.
Market Days occur on the second Saturday of the month July through September from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. T...
Don't miss the Finders Spring Market Spectacular! Get inspired with seasonal room designs that will ...
Arts and crafts vendors from across the country display their talents and products at one of the mos...
You'll feel right at home when you head to Jerseyville to take part in a summer tradition-the 151st ...
Your one-stop shop for flowers, gifts, and great service!
Florist offering unique handmade wreaths, bouquets and arrangements. Also features boutique items in...
Famous for Taco Thursdays, but every other day is just as delicious!
Full service bar and restaurant. Serving lunch and dinner Sunday-Saturday. Breakfast Saturday and Su...
Delicious Chinese cuisine available to dine-in or takeout!
A great lodging location for our out-of-town travelers.
No visit to Jacksonville is complete without a spin on a Big Eli Ferris Wheel!
Rediscover the art of hospitality at Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast. Escape the standard hotel r...
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