• Theatre Entertainment happening Everywhere - including Starlight Theatre in Rockford

    All the world's a Stage

    Theatre Entertainment happening Everywhere - including Starlight Theatre in Rockford

  • There are many Lodging choices in Northern Illinois, including the Lincoln Way Inn B&B in Franklin Grove

    Lodging Lincoln Way Inn Franklin Grove

    There are many Lodging choices in Northern Illinois, including the Lincoln Way Inn B&B in Franklin Grove

  • While traveling, stop in the Dixon Welcome Center to treasures and to learn a bit of history about the Lincoln Highway!

    Lincoln Highway Exhibit at the Dixon Welcome Center

    While traveling, stop in the Dixon Welcome Center to treasures and to learn a bit of history about the Lincoln Highway!

  • Learn the history of the Illinois Lincoln Highway at the I-88 Oasis stop by DeKalb

    Illinois Lincoln Highway Traveling Exhibit

    Learn the history of the Illinois Lincoln Highway at the I-88 Oasis stop by DeKalb

  • A must see when in Chicago - the famous Chicago Skyline!

    Chicago Skyline

    A must see when in Chicago - the famous Chicago Skyline!

  • In the market for a new bike?  It's time to hit the road!

    Kegel Harley Davidson in Cherry Valley

    In the market for a new bike? It's time to hit the road!

  • It's time to hit the course.  Visit some of our many wonderful courses!

    Golfing

    It's time to hit the course. Visit some of our many wonderful courses!

  • Things in DeKalb – Vintage

    My Favorite Things in DeKalb

    Get out and do a little shopping for a few hours or a few days in the Chicago & Beyond Region!

  • Chicago Museums

    Joliet Historical Museum

    Engage your brain at one of the many different museums located in Northern Illinois!

  • The Brick Cafe & Art Gallery in Belvidere

    The Brick Cafe & Art Gallery in Belvidere

    Enjoy a delicious meal and the unique artwork while getting out of the weather!

  • Wineries in Illinois

    Northern Illinois Wine Trail

    Any time of the year is a perfect time to check out the wineries along the Northern Illinois Wine Trail!

  • Check out the Illinois Lincoln Highway in Northern Illinois

    Illinois Lincoln Highway Scenic Byway

    Check out the Illinois Lincoln Highway in Northern Illinois

  • Uncork Illinois 2016

    Love wine? Come to Oak Park on May 28th from 1-9pm for downtown Oak Park's fifth annual wine festival. Have the opportunity to taste wine from 15 wineries from across the state.

    Participating Wineries:

    Alto Vineyards

    August Hill Winery

    City Winery

    Cooper's Hawk

    Creekside Vineyards

    Fox Valley ...

  • Expand Your Garden with Royal Oak Farm

    Royal Oak FarmLooking to expand your garden with fresh grown apples? Now you can. The Royal Oak Farm Nursery will be open on Saturdays from April 16th to May 14th at 10am-1pm for the sale of a variety of apple trees.

    Varieties:

    Ginger Gold, Jonamac, Zestar, Gala, Honeycrisp, Royal Empire, Snowsweet, Jonastar, J...

  • Science Rules in Northern Illinois

    Have some science filled fun in Northern Illinois this year. There are plenty of museums to choose from and different types of science to learn. So pack the car, pack some snacks and don't forget to have fun!

    See the site of the world’s most powerful particle accelerator at Fermi National Acc...

  • Taste of Aurora

    Downtown Taste AuroraKick off spring in downtown Aurora on May 10th from 5-9pm. Purchase tickets here and go to downtown restarurants to sample dishes. Taste the diversity of foods in downtown Aurora and find your new favorite restaurant or restaurants. 

  • We've got Zoos in Northern Illinois!

    Phillips Park Zoo is located in Aurora.  It has animals such as Mountain Lions, Llamas, North American River Otters, Gray Wolfs, American Elk, Macaws, Harris Hawk, various kinds of snakes various kinds of turtles, and much more.

    For more information visit phillipsparkaurora.com.

    Cos...

  • Taste Sweet Treats in Northern Illinois

    Every week is Chocolate Week and there is no better place to satisfy your cravings than within the region of Northern Illinois Tourism. From traditional, to bespoke chocolate houses there is something for every taste in Northern Illinois from Chicago toward the Mississippi River.

    Hershey’s Ch...

  • Fun, Family Friendly and Affordable Things To Do This Spring

    It’s always nice when something is fun, family orientated and affordable. There are plenty of museums that you may or may not have heard of to choose from.

    1. Traveling down Route 66 or want to know more about it? Berwyn Route 66 Museum in Berwyn is the place to be. With no charge for admissio...
  • Geneva Film Festival

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Join Geneva on March 10th-12th for the 9th Annual Geneva Film Festival. Support more than 40 independent filmmakers while watching great films all weekend!

    Awards that are given are: Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary Feature, Emerging Feature Film an...

  • Kid Friendly Dining in Northern Illinois

    Looking for a place to eat with the kids in Chicagoland? These kid-friendly restaurants in Chicago & Beyond are recommended for their appealing menus, kid-friendly menus, creative themes and reasonable prices.

    Orso’s Restaurant Sunday Brunch, Chicago: This Old Town Chicago mainstay has in...

  • The Best Hot Chocolate in Chicago & Beyond

    best hot chocolate in chicagoOn cold winter days nothing soothes the soul like a cup of rich, think hot chocolate. Our friends over at Chicago Magazine have helped to take the guesswork out of where to find the best hot chocolate. Whether you’re in Chicago or the burbs you’ll be happily surprised with these selectio...

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Explore Illinois! Countless festivals, farm tours, county fairs, orchards and our Northern Illinois Wine Trail, featuring over 30+ wineries for your tasting pleasure, are just some of the many ways that you can enjoy Illinois. Whatever you decide to do, these Chicago attractions are sure to please everyone. The possibilities are endless and will lead to countless memories.