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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Places to Eat
Los Tres Amigos
If you are in Jerseyville, then stop by Los Tres Amigos. Boasting some of the more authentic Mexican food in the area, the fried tacos are a signature offering.
Looking for fresh, hot and substantial Mexican-American food?
The Illinois State Fair has been celebrated nearly every year since 1953 as a showcase for Illinois ...
Janet Evra is a vocalist, bassist, composer, and songwriter.
Take part in the largest paddlesport festival on the the nation's greatest river, the Mississippi! H...
On behalf of Bald Knob Cross of Peace, Jeep N Shawnee, Living the Jeep Life for Christ group, along ...
Bring your black suit and shades and join fellow fans to celebrate the 40th anniversary of a distinc...
Shawnee Hills 100 Mi, 100K, 50K is an entire weekend of outdoor and trail running fun for not just t...
Well coordinated shuttle, concessions open with gates in early AM, hundreds of helpful, well-trained...
The Terry Sprague Memorial will be back at Southern Illinois Raceway in 2020!
A whimsical antique and craft store that holds something for everyone!
Diner famous for simple, home cooked meals and large portions.
Listed on the National Historic Register of Historic Places, the Fulkerson Mansion is furnished with...
Built in 1893, this historic masonry courthouse sits at the center of town and serves as the hub of ...
Whether you are in Jerseyville for business or pleasure, be sure to check out the Jerseyville Harves...
When traveling throughout Historic Jerseyville, Lula Bells is one shop you don't want to miss!
Stop here for all your bicycle needs!
Chances are if you are looking for that hard to find antique piece, State Street Antiques/Jim's Atti...
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