• 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!

  • 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!

  • Now is the time to enjoy a good weather day and hit the road for a Road Trip!

    Road Trip Time

    Now is the time to enjoy a good weather day and hit the road for a Road Trip!

  • Nothing says Autumn like pumpkins!

    Autumn Harvest time

    Nothing says Autumn like pumpkins!

  • Take the family to Jonamac Orchard in Malta

    Jonamac Orchard

    Take the family to Jonamac Orchard in Malta

  • Beauty of the Autumn Season

    Beauty of the Autumn Season

    Beauty of the Autumn Season

  • 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!

  • Check out the Illinois Lincoln Highway in Northern Illinois

    Illinois Lincoln Highway Scenic Byway

    Check out the Illinois Lincoln Highway in Northern Illinois

  • Fall Means Football in Chicago and Beyond

    Whether rooting for the local high school team, the Northern Illinois Huskies or the Chicago Bears the people in Northern Illinois love their football! Plan an afternoon or evening with your family to cheer on the teams! Blankets and hot chocolate are all part of the tradition. All local teams would...

  • Test Your Detective Skills At A Murder Mystery in Northern Illinois

    Time to test your little grey cells on a sleuthing evening! Meet the suspects and "victim" and see if you can deduce the murderer! Another unusual entertainment in Northern Illinois, where we always provide something for everybody! Murder in The Bennett-Curtis Mansion, Grant Park 302 West Taylor Str...

  • Oktoberfest Action in Northern Illinios

    The weather has turned and it is a fantastic time to explore old traditions. Music, dancing, food and beer.  Time to get yourself to one of these choices near Chicago and Beyond. Oaktoberfest Marion Street and North Boulevard, Oak Park September 19 - 20, 2014 Celebrate the coming of fall at Dow...

  • Experience the 3 French Hens Market

    We took a drive this past July to the 3 French Hens Country Market at Canal Port in Morris. It started pouring pouring rain after we were about half way there and we debated turning back but thought we could surely find something to do even if the Market was rained out.  And, did we ever! We drove t...

  • Fall Art Festivals in Northern Illinois

    geneva arts fairImmerse yourself in art and meet the artists. Three choices in one weekend is testament to the value that art lovers in Illinois place on these returning favorites. 66th Grand Detour Arts Festival 8334 South Clinton Street, Grand Detour September 14, 2014; 9am - 4pm At the John Deere Historic Site, ...

  • Shopping Along the Magnificent Mile & Beyond

    shopping in ChicagoLet’s Go Girls…and guys. You won’t find a larger shopping bazaar anywhere in the world when you look at Chicago & Beyond as your shopping paradise.  From bargain hunting in our small towns, to spending multiple days in our world-class suburban malls, Chicago & Beyond has it all. Join us as we introd...

  • Relive Civil War History in Northern Illinois

    Opportunities galore for the history buff in Northern Illinois.  Three fantastic War re-enactments scheduled for September!  Pick your date and/or location and immerse yourself in the past. All of these choices are first rate family activities. You are never too young, or old, to learn. Wo...

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Northern Illinois Tourism 

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8200 Fairgrounds Road, Lower Level61008Belvidere, IL 
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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.