Four Illinois Made Trip Ideas

These itineraries feature artisans and makers throughout Illinois, highlighting the truly local experiences you can’t find anywhere else.

in Illinois Made, Road Trips
January 25, 2017

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These four Trip Ideas feature the state’s most popular sites and best-kept secrets. The new routes shine a spotlight on Illinois, highlighting the truly local experiences you can’t find anywhere else.

Heritage Bicycles in Chicago

Chicago Neighborhoods

Discover the latest local artisans and hangouts in Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods including Pilsen, Logan Square, and Wicker Park. Download

Outdoor Adventures at Shawnee National Forest

Outdoor Adventures

Witness the natural wonders of Illinois state parks from Peoria and Utica to scenic bike trails in Alton and the Garden of the Gods at Shawnee National Forest. Download

Artisans Along Route 66

Route 66

Cruise the state’s iconic Mother Road to experience Illinois’ best and eccentric experiences. Taste classic Illinois Made flavors and explore hidden gems along the way. Download

Old Bakery Beer Company in Alton

Southern Illinois

Taste your way through Springfield, Alton, and Southern Illinois through local wineries, craft brewers, and hand-picked coffee spots and neighborhood restaurants. Download


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