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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I&M Canal Boat and Lock 16 Visitors Center
The year-round visitor center includes exhibits, programs, visitor information, cafe and gift shop. Breakfast, Lunch, Homemade Dessert, Specialty Coffee, & plenty of Unique items to purchase!
Mule pulled canal boat rides with period clothed storyteller, open May-October.
$0.00 to $15.00
The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle is a Chicago tradition for thousands of runners who return year...
This Spring show is to highlight and recognize the works of local artists in the Monroe and Randolph...
Love wine? Love clean energy? This event is for you! Sunshine & Wine
The 69th annual Oregon Antique Show takes place March 23-24 at the Blackhawk Center in Oregon. The f...
See the scenic views of the Mississippi River as you participate in the Annual Alton Half Marathon.
Celebrate the melting away of winter and melting together of the community.
The Midtown Men are bringing their favorite “Sixties Hits” from The Beatles, The Rascals, The Turtle...
Get lost in the tales of ancient times and far away lands.
National Historic Landmark built in 1874.
Explore the fabled canal route that connects Lake Michigan to the Mississippi River by way of the Il...
Breakfast, lunch, dessert, gourmet coffees, homemade soups, sandwiches, wraps, salads, paninis (vege...
Playlist Theater, a cozy concert nook inside LaSalle's famed Uptown Grill, has been entertaining the...
A bar & grille that can fit any occasion.
The Cheers of Illinois Valley - Serving Tasty Food Since 1977
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