Everything that has been built, born, and grown here has a corresponding tale. People, places, sights, tastes, innovations, art, sport, triumphs—everything that has made us the state we are today. Everything that makes Illinois amazing.
Peruse the articles and videos below and find something new to discover. Then plan your visit to Illinois and start that Illinois story of your own.
Southern Illinois is home to some of the state’s best scenery and outdoor advent...Read Story
White Fence Farm has never been interested in following trends. The meals served...Read Story
These Illinois innovations changed our lives for the better.Play Video
These views are more than 300 million years in the making. Now, they’re just wai...Read Story
Illinois is a haven for iconic food and passionate foodies.Play Video
Witness the majestic expression of beauty, order and design.Play Video
Create your own story in one of Illinois' beautiful state parks.Play Video
Though “glacial” is in this park’s name, if you’re looking for a glacier, you’re...Read Story
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