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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Chic, Geek and Antique
Novelties, oddities and more await in this charming / eclectic store off of historical Route 66 in Wilmington, IL. Part of the Heritage Corridor Antique Trail.
Chic, Geek & Antique sells Antiques, shabby chic & anything geek like vintage toys; Star Wars to Ninja Turtles to He-Man, Video Games, Comic Books & Records
Family fun in Historic Down Town Genoa.
A celebration of Spring in Elizabeth.
For a day filled with fun and educational activities for the entire family, check out the Two Rivers...
Visit more than 10 different museums during this adventure-filled week that celebrates and highlight...
We are really excited to be planning the first Pride Parade and Festival in Elgin, IL! Our goals are...
History Comes Alive is an ongoing summer program that allows everyone to experience what life was li...
Join us for the Midwest's #1 Pink Floyd show! This band works at creating the most high-energy, expl...
Classic cars will be displayed in Historic Downtown Alton enjoy over 150 classic cars, hot rods and ...
From walk-ins to catering, Big Fish Grille has a variety of options to choose from.
Cinder Ridge is an exciting 18 hole regulation course located at the Cinder Ridge Golf Links facilit...
The Gemini Giant is a 30 ft tall statue located outside the Launching Pad Drive-In in Wilmington.
Midewin is not only the largest prairie restoration site east of the Mississippi River, but also the...
The Old Theatre, located on Water Street and historical Route 66 provides a great antiquing experien...
European Imports, glassware, primitives, stained glass lamps, Irish pine furniture, oil lamps, esta...
Your one stop for Mid-Century Modern in Wilmington, IL
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