Things to Do in Illinois This Winter

Holiday Season in Illinois

From German Christmas markets in Chicago to cozy winter cabins at Illinois state parks, there are myriad merry ways to celebrate the holiday season in Illinois.

Keep reading to discover holiday and winter activities, including must-do winter events, articles from our blog, and highlights of places filled with holiday cheer.

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