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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Arts & Culture
The Nutcracker at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
E.T.A. Hoffman’s fanciful tale of royal rats, a princely Nutcracker, and plenty of sugar-coated fun is brought to life with glittering costumes, magical settings, and Tchaikovsky’s beloved score.
Recommended for ages 5 and up.
A festive holiday gathering is transformed by a simple gift in this enchanting production that’s become a local tradition.
$21.00 to $48.00
A festive holiday gathering is transformed by a simple gift in this enchanting production that’s bec...
Located at the north end of Crystal Lake Park, this environmental education facility is a natural re...
Looking for a friendly family like service restaurant, and excellent dining options? Well unlike an...
Bevier Cafe offers an outstanding selection of food, beverages, and services. Whether you’re plannin...
Black Dog Smoke and Ale House is the most talked-about restaurant in town. Locals and visitors come ...
Canopy Club is committed to diversity in the entertainment it provides for its diverse patron base. ...
The landmark Busey’s Hall/Princess Theater in downtown Urbana is home to Cinema Gallery, representin...
Whether you are traveling for business or going on vacation, the Comfort Suites® Urbana Champaign, U...
The Courier Cafe is a charming family restaurant located in a former newspaper building that serves ...
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