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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Wineries & Vineyards
Located at Cache River Basin Vineyard and Winery, Wineaux's offers American cuisine, including certified Angus Beef steaks and burgers, ribs and seafood. Specializing in food cooked with wine!
Restaurant, winery and cabin rental.
This marathon offers beautiful views of the Mississippi River, entertainment and more. 5 Races to ch...
Pere Marquette Lodge hosts it's annual Apple Festival where there's fun for the whole family!
Combining small race atmosphere with big race amenities.
Enjoy a morning sightseeing cruise on the Mississippi River aboard the Spirit of Peoria paddle wheel...
Enjoy an evening full of mystery, laughs and a delicious dinner aboard the Spirit of Peoria paddle w...
Enjoy a delicious lunch aboard the Spirit of Peoria as it cruises the Mississippi River.
Enjoy an afternoon sightseeing cruise on the Mississippi River aboard the Spirit of Peoria paddle wh...
Find your favorite new vino at Lincoln Park Uncorked: A Lincoln Avenue Wine Stroll and kick off the ...
Cabin, winery and restaurant.
Situated in the rolling hills of beautiful Southern Illinois, Cache River Basin Vineyard & Winery pr...
The Cache River is America’s northernmost cypress swamp and home to over 100 endangered species.
Mermet Springs is a full service dive site and scuba training facility.
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