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Places to Go

Discover Illinois Region by Region

Illinois is a state with adventures for everyone. From the bustling city of Chicago to historic Springfield and incredible outdoor adventures in Southern and Western Illinois, our state welcomes travelers of all interests to discover unforgettable experiences that'll only leave you wanting more.

Chicago & Beyond

Experience Chicago’s big-city urban flair and an eclectic mix of destinations in Northern Illinois.

Great Rivers Country

Explore the quaint towns and history of the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers in Western Illinois.

Land of Lincoln

Relive the glory days of Route 66 and explore Abe Lincoln’s legacy in Central Illinois.

Trails to Adventure

Wind your way through breathtaking vistas and wine trails in Southern Illinois.

While You're on the Road

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