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Chill out in the Middle of Everything! Discover the best places to take a cozy, cold-weather getaway and spend the season going to all the can’t-miss winter events.

Illinois Joy: A Guide To Winter Must-Do's & Events

During the chilliest months of the year, Illinois hosts exciting events that are well worth the winter trip. Hear and taste all the state has to offer this season.

Snow Drift Through a Middle Wonderland

Chicago Attractions in Winter

Handmade, Homemade, Illinois Made

Make it a trip to remember with a hand-crafted local treasure. Be it wick, wood, savory, or treat, you’re sure to commit our crafts to memory. We’ll see you next time.

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