On March 8th, we celebrate International Women’s Day - a day of observance for w...Read Story
More than a century after the World’s Fair graced Chicago—and a killer stalked i...Read Story
Outings and events put you at the doorstep of (and sometimes in the hidden corne...Read Story
The African American community’s legacy emerges through exhibits and events at t...Read Story
The timeless and powerful Illinois Holocaust Museum promises a journey contrasti...Read Story
Visit the secret places slaves stayed in Illinois while fleeing the South.Read Story
Kitty-corner from Chicago’s famous Cloud Gate sculpture in Millennium Park sits ...Read Story
Celebrate the 200th Birthday of Illinois—December 3, 2018—with a full year of ev...Read Story
Frank Lloyd Wright built many homes near his longtime residence in Oak Park. Wri...Read Story
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The Great River Road, which travels along the Mississippi River, has countless opportunities for couples to experience romantic moments.Read Story
From our window in the sky, the view below spread out like an immense watercolor. Turquoise Lake Michigan to one side, the slate gray Chicago skyline to the other and,...Read Story
Chicagoland has a fantastic variety of shopping, including upscale malls and outlets to help bring any wardrobe up to date.Read Story
by Amber Holst
Concierges share the Chicago rooftop bars and patios beloved by the locals.Read Story
by Emma Pope
Writer Emma Pope spends a day at the museum rich with interactive, invaluable lessons in human rights and our place in the future.Read Story
One mentioned the 48th annual Chicago Pride Parade (June 25, 2017). Most could barely contain themselves to just five picks.Read Story
The 300-mile section of Route 66 angling across Illinois lures road-trippers seeking throwback gas stations, Muffler Men and the pleasure of taking their time.Read Story
In the 1800s, the Illinois and Michigan Canal fueled commerce from the Illinois River to Chicago. Today, follow the canal for a history-infused, shopping-filled getaway.Read Story
Chicago foodie and Instagrammer Samantha Roby visits Galena, and shares her experience of tasting her way through the town.Read Story
Life's too short to be bored! I'm happiest when I get to experience something new and thrive on finding the best this state has to offer in food, drinks, shopping, and attractions.
Lincoln’s New Salem site in Petersburg blew our minds. We felt like we were walking back in time.
Though we love our vibrant life in Chicago, there aren’t many opportunities for stargazing in the big city. The starry nights of Galena are something I’ve wished I could photograph, if only I wasn't too busy living in the moment."