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.
Our list of some of the best places in Illinois to snap and share.
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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Bien Trucha Restaurante
Modern Mexican Restaurant specializing in tacos and margaritas, utilizing fresh ingredients to create a new and succulent Mexican experience.
The annual Des Plaines River Canoe & Kayak Race is the perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon and e...
Use a special solar telescopes to look at the sun.
Join the Kankakee County Museum as they celebrate the 'pie plant' at the 29th Annual Rhubarb Fest!
Here comes Summer! HerrinFesta Italiana was founded in 1991. A celebration of the rich Italian heri...
Musicals are back at the Rialto Square Theatre
Rock out at one of the largest music festivals in the Midwest!
Meet Ms. Joan Jett Blakk as she sets off on her journey to run for President of the United States.
Support the local businesses and enjoy locally grown produce!
An eclectic mix of new and vintage home furnishings and accessories. We are committed to offering so...
Chef Alain Roby, a three-time Guinness World Record holder, prepares exquisite desserts and truffles...
Step into our 150-year-old stone house and discover treasures that are beautifully displayed by seve...
A unique blend of antiques and elements. Unusual artisan works and uncommon finds including one-of-a...
Experience AAA Four Diamond fine dining on the waterfront. Atwater’s fresh regional cuisine, and an ...
What sets Aurelio's apart from other pizza? We're different because we use only quality ingredients,...
Whether it's a quiet dinner for two by the fire or a banquet for 40 in a private room, Ristorante Ch...
The staff at Comfort Inn & Suites Geneva, IL would like to extend a warm welcome to you and invite y...
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