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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The home was designed and built by A.E. Wikstrom in 1892, it was known as the Villa Swea and was a gathering place for visiting Swedish dignitaries and local socialites.
Located in an old border town along the Kankakee River!
United States Equestrian Federation sponsored event located at the Lamplight Equestrian Center
Since 1908, features fun for the entire family including children's activities, entertainment, music, rides, commercial vendors, agricultural exhibits, plus a wide variety of food and attractions.
Enjoy the beauty of nature with the Starved Rock Walkers Club.
The DuQuoin fair is one of the nation's best agricultural events.
Grab your friends and family and head to the Old Capitol Blues & BBQ Fest! Featuring top blues bands, unbeatable BBQ, cold drinks and first-rate fun! This is an event that everyone will love.
Come enjoy the 41st annual DeKalb Corn Fest! Live music, food, carnival and more.
Everybody is Irish at Peoria Irish Fest!
Cowden Pioneer Days takes you back to the Pioneer Days as well as modern times.
Experience the way of like of Illinois' earliest settlers!
One of Kankakee County's many camp sites!
This restored schoolhouse contains period memorabilia and artifacts.
1890's Railroad Depot
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