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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Museums & Cultural Centers
Curtis House Museum
Built in 1870, upon Major Elijah P. Curtis’ return from the Civil War, the Curtis Home features indigenous woods and stunningly unique architectural elements.
The Curtis House is a two-story brick building designed in the Classical Revival style.
A murder mystery dinner party honoring President Jackson and the city of New Orleans.
This 4-day family event is packed with activities that will satisfy the Superman novice to the Super...
Metropolis Super Con, a popular culture, comic books and Superman collectibles convention, runs Frid...
Car show held during the Superman Celebration in Metropolis.
A Scholastic Archery Association hosted annual S3DA 3-D National Championship. S3DA students from o...
Archers take aim at Metropolis.
ASA 3-D archery features competitive rounds of lifelike, three-dimensional animal targets made of fo...
See what life was like back in the 1700s and early 1800s at Fort Massac State Park’s 44th annual For...
The Baymont Inn offers 120 rooms.
A family restaurant.
Bringing the atmosphere of China to Metropolis, The China House Buffet has opened in a newly remodel...
A local dress shop.
Family Mexican restaurant.
Food & Fun, Serves lunch, dinner and drinks
Fort Massac State Park is a combination of scenic beauty and historic area with a replica 1802 Ameri...
Enjoy a scenic ride or walk along this new concrete trail inside Fort Massac State Park. Use of the ...
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