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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Lincoln Memorial Park
This park features picnic shelters, walking paths and hiking trails. Shawnee National Forest ranger office is located at this park.
Site of one of the historic Lincoln-Douglas Debates.
Celebrate the fair's 91st birthday at the Lake County Fairgrounds July 24-28!
Sample food from numerous area restaurants and vote for your favorites; enjoy live entertainment and...
The Warrensburg Corn Festival is a family-oriented event that has something for everyone! The funs s...
If you are 18 or younger, the free Kiwanis Memorial Youth Golf Tournament will let you showcase your...
Both the NMRA and the NMCA roll into Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois, over the weekend of July ...
Downtown Findlay comes alive with their large Walleye Fish Fry and Festival
Since 2000 The Great Balloon Race has called Galesburg, Illinois it's home.
Circle July 26 and 27 on your calendar and join us in downtown Effingham for live music, food, and o...
A local favorite for BBQ.
A comfortable, relaxing cabin great for Romantic Getaways, Anniversaries, Honeymoons or for those wh...
An Illinois Department of Natural resources site.
With three suites, we’re the ideal destination for lodging in Southern Illinois when you want ultima...
The present church is the original structure, built in 1860. Dedicated in 1861 as Evangelical Luther...
Motel within easy reach of Lincoln Heritage Winery, Stinson Memorial Library, and Lincoln Memorial P...
Park with hiking trails and picnic shelters.
A recreational area in the Shawnee National Forest.
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