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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Museum of the Guilding Arts
The use of gold and silver leaf dates back to the days of ancient Egypt, and is still popular today. Classes in the craft are offered periodically.
Created by the international Society of Gilders, this museum features the history, techniques, and the craft of using precious metal leaf for design and decoration.
Welcome to Andersonville Arts Week + Fest, showcasing Andersonville’s strong connection to all forms...
EXPO Chicago, the International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art, opens the fall art season e...
A qualifying event for the World Food Championships
The Chicago Architecture Biennial will be the largest international survey of contemporary architect...
Experience the tradition of the Magnificent Mile parade for yourself!
Enjoy a Starry, Starry Night at Blue Sky Vineyard. A relaxing evening celebrating wine, food, music ...
Celebrate the Italian culture and heritage that Collinsville, IL , was built on!
Art and jazz collide in this creative event. Get your groove on as you shop some of the regions best...
A “living history” museum staffed by veterans and dedicated to honoring the men and women from our a...
The nation’s greatest collection of cars, dealer items, literature, and all things related to the Oa...
The Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame & Museum tells the story of the Mother Road from its early days a...
A collection of colorful, outdoor murals painted on the buildings of the historic downtown Pontiac s...
Palamar is a long-standing and iconic motel in Pontiac, IL.
PK UnKorked offers wine and a tasting room for those cruising along Route 66.
Traditional and specialty pizzas, pasta and salads. Try their famous "Family Pleaser" combination.
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