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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Theaters in Illinois
Get out and enjoy a show with theaters in Illinois. From Broadway productions and musicals, to Shakespeare, improv comedy and plays, you’ll find it all in...
Public Art in Illinois
Take a walk and enjoy the public art in Illinois. Enjoy a variety of guided and self-guided tours through our artist communities, art districts and public...
Music in Illinois
When it comes to music in Illinois, there’s no limit. Catch your favorite artist or someone new, with symphonies, jazz and metal bars, outdoor music festivals...
Comedy in Illinois
Catch an improv comedy troupe, visit a comedy club or see your favorite comedian. With some of America’s best making their start right here, comedy in...
Sightseeing Tours in Illinois
See the best of the state with sightseeing tours in Illinois, from famous landmarks to historic buildings. Take advantage of guided tours, boat tours and trolley...
On a Bicycle Built by Hand
The aroma of freshly ground coffee drifts across Lakeview’s sidewalks as morning customers slip through the door at Heritage Bikes General Store. Baristas serve up the...
Guided Tours in Illinois
Want to see more of the state? Try guided tours in Illinois to see architecture, historic sites, major landmarks, state parks, the Shawnee National Forest and...
Walking Tours in Illinois
Walking tours in Illinois are the best way to experience the state on your own two feet. See landmarks, enjoy public art displays and learn about...
Boat Tours and Cruises in Illinois
Hit the water with boat tours and cruises in Illinois. See architecture, enjoy a sunset cruise or travel the Mississippi River on a classic paddlewheel...
Segway Tours in Illinois
See the state in a new way with Segway tours in Illinois. Learn from an expert while you travel to historic sites, public art displays, famous...
Double Decker and Trolley Tours in Illinois
See more with double decker and trolley tours in Illinois. Tour landmarks, historic sites and popular Illinois destinations with people who know them best.
Bike Tours in Illinois
Visit famous landmarks, explore popular downtowns, learn the history and see the sights, all from the seat of a bike. Explore more with bike tours in...
Audio Tours in Illinois
Get more out of your self-guided tour with audio tours in Illinois. Use your radio or visit kiosks to learn more about the landmarks on your...
Ghost Tours in Illinois
Fear not – you’ll find plenty of ghost tours in Illinois. Visit charming river towns with spooky pasts, and see some of the most haunted sites...
Visitor Centers in Illinois
If you’re searching for an expert, stop by one of our visitor centers on your next trip. Check out our helpful guide to the visitor centers...
Food Tours in 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...
Offbeat Tours in Illinois
Get a taste of the unusual with offbeat tours in Illinois. See the famous and infamous, from popular Illinois hauntings to a Midwestern golden pyramid.
History Tours in Illinois
Experience vibrant history with history tours in Illinois. Visit Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, President Grant in Galena, Hemingway in Oak Park and more.
City by Design
On virtually any street corner in Chicago, you’re surrounded by the inspiration of world-renowned architects playing out in brick, cement, glass and steel. The city’s skyline...
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