• Get outdoors and enjoy the beauty and wonder of winter in northern Illinois.

    Winter Wonderland

    Get outdoors and enjoy the beauty and wonder of winter in northern Illinois.

  • 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

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • Nicholas Conservatory in Rockford - Chicago Attractions

    Nicholas Conservatory in Rockford

    Want to feel like you are in the tropics! Then Nicholas Conservatory in Rockford is the place to be!

  • Rochelle Railroad Park - Illinois attractions

    Rochelle Railroad Park

    The Rochelle Railroad Park, located on the Illinois Lincoln Highway, is a fantastic photo opportunity for young and old alike!

  • 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!

  • What better way to enjoy freshly fallen snow than to hit the slopes by sledding, skiing, or snowboarding.

    Family Fun

    What better way to enjoy freshly fallen snow than to hit the slopes by sledding, skiing, or snowboarding.

  • Check out the Illinois Lincoln Highway in Northern Illinois

    Illinois Lincoln Highway Scenic Byway

    Check out the Illinois Lincoln Highway in Northern Illinois

  • Wildlife in Northern Illinois

    Discover nature and wildlife in Northern Illinois. Forest preserves are a great place to do that. Meet a beekeeper at Plum Creek Nature Center in Beecher. Observe and learn about native wildlife at the Red Oak Nature Center in Batavia. See what happens when glaciers move through an area at the Maren...

  • Museums

    Museums are a great way to spend time with family. You won’t even know you’re learning something.

    Aurora Regional Fire Museum features a variety of interactive exhibits about firefighters from fire hoses, sirens, horns, vintage firefighting films, and so much more. Open for walk-ins on ...

  • Unique Eats

    Medievil TimesTake a trip back in time to the 50’s at the Polk-A-Dot Drive In, in Braidwood.

    Knights, horses, king, queen, a castles; these are among the many things you can see at Medieval Times in Schaumburg.

    Discover your sweet tooth at Batavia Creamery, with ice cream, shaved ice, smoothies, freezes a...

  • Explore at Discovery Museum

    Discovery Center Museum will host 13 Family Fun Day events between January and May of 2018. Designed as educational and entertaining programs for families, Family Fun Days focus on a specific subject matter and then explore that subject through various means, including activities, demonstrations, ma...

  • Winter is Here!

    Winter weather is offically here. Enjoy it while it lasts. Visit the Rochelle Train Park and see trains amist the white snow, see Christmas lights, go to one of our many parks to go sledding, skiing or to just walk in the snow. Whatever you choose to do, do it with us Northern Illinois Tourism.

    Snow

    Trains

  • Small Business Saturday 2017

    Small business Saturday is held the Saturday after Thanksgiving every year. This year it is November 25th. Shop small businesses every day but especially this Saturday. Communities in Northern Illinois have special events and discounts this day. Find that one of a kind gift for the special someone.

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  • Winter Sports

    Grab your snowboards or skies and be ready to have some extreme fun this winter!

    Skiing

    Raging Buffalo Snowboard Ski Park in Algonquin had everything you need for a thrilling time. Snowboard lessons are available for all ages and skill levels.

    Stay at the Chestnut Mountain Resort in Galena and go snowb...

  • Stroll on State 2017

    The third annual Rockford Stroll on State is happened on Saturday November 25th from 2-9pm. This event is free and open to the public.

    What is Stroll on State?

    “Stroll on State is about coming together as a community to celebrate the season and to celebrate Rockford,” John Groch, the RACVB p...

  • Amusement Parks

    There are many places to take the kids this summer to make the summer memorable.

    Six Flags Great America/Hurricane Harbor is located in Gurnee. For more info and to buy tickets visit: sixflags.com

    Coaster White Water Canyon Water Park is located in Tinley Park.  5 acres of fun for the entire fa...

  • Elgin's Art & Soul on the Fox

    With over 70 booths see sculptures, photography, ceramics, fiber art and more at the Art Show duirng Art & Soul from August 5th to 6th. On Saturday evening enjoy a Motown concert along with local talent at Festival Park. The art show is free but the concert tickets are $5 at the door.

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Northern Illinois Tourism 

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Main address: 
8200 Fairgrounds Road, Lower Level61008Belvidere, IL 
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Tel:815.547.3740, 
 

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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.