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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Enjoy great food and beverages at one of the most exciting events in Peoria! Live music on Friday and Sunday! Participate in the Das Bier Run on Sunday!
Come and experience the magic world of the big tent where one leaves Peoria and enters Germany!
Sep 22, 2019
While enjoying the Boys Basketball State Finals inside the Peoria Civic Center arena, make sure to c...
Be a part of the original March Madness - the IHSA Boys Basketball1A-2A & 3A-4A State tournament!
Don't miss the 40th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Tuesday, March 17th, 2020. Start time is at 1...
Adams Street Cafe and Catering is a local breakfast and lunch spot in Downtown Peoria who also offer...
Agatucci's is a family-owned pizza joint in Peoria.
Alexander's is a Peoria steakhouse where you can cook your own steak over a live charcoal grill.
The AmericInn Lodge & Suites is a laid-back hotel located in northern Peoria.
Angela's Candies offers all types of candy from your favorites to fine chocolates, nuts and more.
Arts Partners is a non-profit organization whose mission is to build awareness and strengthen the ar...
Avanti's is the home of the famous Gondola!
Barrack’s Cater Inn is known for their exceptional food quality, presentation, personalized service,...
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