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John Deere: More Than a Tractor Name
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John Deere Pavilion

With a namesake pavilion, museum, historic site, golf course and tournament, plu...

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Water Sports & Beach Life
Family Fun Activities
Water Sports & Beach Life

Get wet and wild with five of our favorite water sports activities in Illinois.

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Wakeboarding 101
Outdoors Family Fun Activities
Wakeboarding at Quarry Cable Park

No boat? No problem. Go from zero to practically pro in an afternoon at the Quar...

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Lost in the Garden
Family Fun Arts & Culture Activities
Lost in the Garden

Escape to Rockford’s Anderson Japanese Gardens, one of the state’s unexpected oa...

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Hometown Pride: Chicago's LGBTQ Leaders on Their Favorite Summer Activities
Arts & Culture Local Experts Chicago
Hometown Pride

by Kendra L. Williams

One mentioned the 48th annual Chicago Pride Parade (June 25, 2017). Most could barely contain themselves to just five picks.

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It’s a Date
Eat & Drink Regional Getaways Local Experts
It’s a Date

Starting your romantic weekend in Millennium Park might seem surprising, but its variety captures what makes Chicago tick.

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What’s New at Navy Pier
Family Fun Local Experts Chicago
What’s New at Navy Pier

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,...

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