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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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Festivals & Fairs
Lilac Time Festival
All ages will enjoy a stroll through the park or one of our many special events. From tastings to tours and concerts to coronation, there is something for everyone during Lilac Time 2020.
The Lombard Park District’s Lilacia Park is an 8.5-acre horticultural showcase featuring 700 lilacs and 25,000 tulips!
May 17, 2020
You'll feel right at home when you head to Jerseyville to take part in a summer tradition-the 151st ...
Today, the WWGA, a 501(c)3 not for profit organization, has over 400 Member clubs from all over the ...
One of the most sought after races of the year with huge payout and great family friendly atmosphere...
The Warrensburg Corn Festival is a family-oriented event that has something for everyone! The funs s...
Downtown Findlay comes alive with their large Walleye Fish Fry and Festival
A venue for over 150 esteemed artists in downtown Geneva.
Take on one of 17 thrilling roller coasters this season including the newest addition Maxx Force at ...
Showcases local music while introducing our festival goers to a variety of craft beer. We create an ...
Japanese Hibachi style cooking.
Recipes enjoyed for generations in villages across Italy inspire our menu, giving Buca di Beppo its ...
Enjoy aged steaks, chops and fresh seafood acclaimed by the nation's toughest food critics, and an a...
The 66-room hotel features spacious king and double queen suites with separate sleeping and sitting ...
Have a glass or enjoy a flight from our extensive selection of over 300 wines from around the world.
Two-room suite hotel with breath-taking indoor 10-story tropical atrium.
Chicago's premiere entertainment complex! 60,000 sq. ft. of fun featuring: indoor go karts, laser ta...
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