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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Pontiac Oakland Automobile Museum
Rare vehicles, antique and classic cars, a huge library, and much more are on display.
The nation’s greatest collection of cars, dealer items, literature, and all things related to the Oakland and the Pontiac automobile brands.
For 37 years, triathletes have gathered on the shores of Lake Michigan for one of the largest triath...
Explore a wide rang of cuisine at this year's Sauce Alton Food Truck Festival.
It's Time to Do the Jailhouse Rock!
Over 50,000 ears of fresh sweet corn, sidewalk sales, arts, crafts, and flea market vendors await yo...
Shawnee Hills 100 Mi, 100K, 50K is an entire weekend of outdoor and trail running fun for not just t...
Enjoy bears and beers, lions and lagers, anteaters and ales...all at Brookfield Zoo's 8th annual Zoo...
Cruise the Mississippi River while grooving to the tropical sounds of Jimmy Buffet and other artists...
Bring your appetite aboard for this scenic Mississippi River cruise featuring a full brunch buffet s...
A “living history” museum staffed by veterans and dedicated to honoring the men and women from our a...
Created by the international Society of Gilders, this museum features the history, techniques, and t...
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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