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.
Escape the winter blahs by exploring a children’s museum, taking in a sporting event, catching a live show or diving into an indoor water park.
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Museums & Cultural Centers
Litchfield Museum and Route 66 Welcome Center
Designed to reflect the Route 66 era, the museum houses exhibits which focus on the roles the railroads, Route 66, businesses, agriculture, and the military have played in Litchfield's history.
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Dine with us during the Collinsville Restaurant Week!
An exciting freestyle snowboard and ski competition.
Pancake & Sausage Day
The Ariston Cafe is the perfect stop to grab something to eat. Rich in Route 66 history, this cafe i...
The iconic Route 66 weaves through our area, offering history, charm, and historic sites dating back...
Just 1/2 mile from historic Route 66 and 5 miles from boating and fishing paradise at 1,200 acre Lak...
Conveniently located near Springfield and the historic Old Route 66. Litchfield Lake Lou Yeager boas...
Enjoy breakfast, lunch and an assortment of bakery items
See where Litchfield gets it kicks and learn about Route 66!
Maverick Steaks & Spirits is a local favorite in Litchfield, IL. We have been serving delicious food...
Enjoy the night at Camp SOAR with fishing lakes, RV & tent sites and more.
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