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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.
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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.
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Exciting new event in Elizabeth featuring the U.S Army Gold Knights
Enjoy live music, delicious eats, antique mall shopping and of course tasty garlic vendors. Get to #...
Jump in feet first, and stomp grapes till you’re purple!
A Christmas celebration in the Village of Elizabeth.
A fascinating, hands-on experience awaits! Join period interpreters on a journey through the fine Vi...
Venture out into the country and experience an authentic general store.
State Historic Site of one of the battles fought during the Black Hawk War.
Historic hotel turned into a uniquely charming shopping experience. Treasures found around every cor...
Experience railroading during its glory days at a former link for the Chicago Great Western Railway ...
Comfortable accommodations located in Elizabeth, IL just 15 miles from the historic town of Galena.
Start your day with a scrumptious breakfast and locally roasted, freshly ground coffee and espresso.
Tour the Elizabeth History Museum and view more than four thousand local history artifacts on lead m...
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