Find out what's on in Illinois and Chicago with your guide to events, festivals, markets, music, theater, sport and more.
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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.
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
Kankakee Model Railroad Club and Museum
See large operating model train displays and railroad memorabilia within Kankakee's restored train depot. The museum also features a scale model replicating the city of Kankakee during the 1950's.
A restored rail car and trolley can be rented for special events right here in Kankakee County!
Start with a timeless tale of joy and goodwill, fill it with classic Irving Berlin songs, top it off...
Effingham Performance Center has a variety of entertainment for all ages and interests. It has affor...
Visit America’s longest running direct-to-consumer jewelry show when it visits your town! The Intern...
Honor the veterans at this year's Wreaths Across America event.
Come celebrate the arrival of Lewis and Clark at Camp River Dubois.
Join us for a celebration of the season at this free family event!
The Santas are invading Peoria!
Learn more about area strip mines that date back to the 1900's!
For more than twenty years, this family-owned restaurant has catered to family and casual dining ent...
The B. Harley Bradley House was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1900.
Scuba dive the spring-fed quarry of 12 acres in a park-like setting.
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Scuba dive in a 12-acre spring-fed quarry with many varieties of Midwest fish.
Located off I-57 exit 308, this accommodation includes over 100 guest rooms with an indoor pool and ...
Hockey, figure skating, open-skate and much more!
The Kankakee County Museum is the home of the Kankakee County Historical Society.
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